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Come, all you people!

Uyai mose, tinamate Mwari! (Come all you people, come and praise God) – Shona chorus by Alexander Gondo One of the distinctive features of Walworth Methodist Church, and one of the reasons for its growth, is the number of fellowships … Continue reading

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Holloway Rev – in Exile

I started this blog as a project for a sabbatical; originally I had no intention of keeping it going beyond a few months. So when I called it ‘Holloway Rev’ I didn’t really look ahead to the day when I … Continue reading

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Food review: Retro Fondue and Your Bike Shed, York

As well as ruins, walls and old churches one thing York has in abundance is coffee shops, tea shops and cafes. There are of course the usual chains such as Costa, Starbucks and Nero. But there are also plenty of … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Philippines

Last Friday we flew back from the Philippines after a two week vacation; the next day typhoon Haiyan (known as Yolanda in the Philippines) made landfall, carving a path of destruction across the Visayan region and particularly devastating the islands … Continue reading

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Methodist Vice-President’s response to attacks on Mosques

The Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Mr Mike King, has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community in light of reprisal attacks on Islamic buildings following the horrific murder of the British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich.  Mike King, Vice-President of … 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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Holocaust Memorial Day in Islington

27th January is Holocaust Memorial Day, but in Islington the principal event was held today at the borough Assembly Rooms. The event, which was ably chaired by Jeremy Corbyn MP, featured three speakers: Eve Kanner Kugler, a child survivor of … Continue reading

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