Monthly Archives: March 2012

Wesley and Well-being

Is the title of a new exhibition which will be touring this spring/summer. According to the advance publicity Sport and healthy living, hospitality and community, are all higher up the agenda because of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012 … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: All glory, laud and honour

One of the books I am reading at the moment is Hywel William’s Emperor of the West: Charlemagne and the Carolingian Empire. I enjoy reading history and found this second hand on the shelf of our church charity shop Second … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Servant: a brief reflection on Isaiah 50:4-11

Last week in church we read words of hope from the prophet Jeremiah that were spoken to a people about to go into exile in Babylon. This Sunday’s Old Testament reading comes from a slightly later period – possibly a … Continue reading

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Doing a new thing

Over the past few weeks Archway Close has been a place of chaos while the council has been beautifying the island site with wide pavements and a restored ‘cobbled’ road. By coincidence one day I found myself looking at a … Continue reading

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Islington and Camden Mission website relaunched

Thanks to Richard at Tank 12 we now have a freshly designed website for the Islington and Camden Mission Circuit. The brief was to create a site that reflected our urban context, focused on people rather than buildings and provided … Continue reading

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Methodist Council March 2012

From the Methodist Church Media Service: Methodist Church to prioritise education and equality The Methodist Council discussed the need for the Church to re-invigorate its engagement with the education sector when it met at Royal Holloway College in Egham, 24-26 … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: O for a heart to praise my God

Today’s hymn of the week is one of Charles Wesley’s earlier hymns, published in Hymns and Sacred Poems (1742). Its inspiration is Psalm 51:10: Make me a clean heart, O God: and renew a right spirit within me. In most … Continue reading

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