Thursday, 5 May 2011

Prayers, Moderatorial and otherwise...

Over at the Church of Scotland website you can download .pdf documents of prayers: - Moderator's prayers for the 2011 General Assembly in May and World Council of Churches prayers for peace in Israel/Palestine.

Wednesday, 4 May 2011

Still open...

It really is a funny old world.

I was just reading old internet sites some posts  to the effect that Lansdowne Church is closed...
Well, Google me! ... I meet friends, neighbours, people in the street who tell me it is closed...
so much that I am starting to believe it myself! Have I been shut down? Condemned? Clerical dry-rot takes it's toll? Help Ma Boab. I must be imagining all those dancers, pentecostalists, asylum seekers and drummers, inter alia, as well as the church services I conduct at 11 am on Sundays.

'Holy Church of Scotland! Batman' -  Lansdowne Parish Church is still here. Alive, kicking and .... well, you get the picture.

Monday, 2 May 2011

Responses to the Death of Osama Bin Laden

Follow the link to read Jim Wallis of Sojourners response to the news, and courtesy of my neighbour Ruth's Facebook page, here is a Buddhist response. Interested parties can also read an older piece on the Myth of Redemptive Violence by Walter Wink here on Ekklesia. The ' Guardian carries this article...