Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tiles and more tiles

Like many Londoners I spend a fair amount of time staring at the walls of Underground stations, particularly my local station, which is Caledonian Road. Fortunately Caledonian Road still retains much of its original tiling in three contrasting shades of … Continue reading

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Wesley Day in London

Yesterday was Wesley Day, the 275th Anniversary of John’s Wesley’s experience of the ‘warmed heart’ at Aldersgate. I’ve attended the commemorations in London a few times over the years, though this was the first time I actually managed to get … Continue reading

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Guest post – The UK Supreme Court decides: most Methodist ministers are not employees.

This post is reproduced with kind permission of David Wood and was originally posted to the Facebook UK Methodists Page.  I offer this as a summing up of my thoughts on the Supreme Court verdict. It adds little to my many contributions … Continue reading

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Methodist Ministers are not employees after all: Supreme Court ruling

The Supreme Court has finally given its ruling on the matter of The President of the Methodist Conference v Preston. To cut a long story short, the court has ruled that Methodist ministers are not employees. For the background to … Continue reading

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Hymn of the week: Send the fire!

With Pentecost Sunday fast approaching today’s hymn of the week is a rousing hymn calling for the fire of the Holy Spirit to descend afresh upon the church. Originally written by William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army, a … Continue reading

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