Well it was the first anniversary of Springfield@Roundshaw congregation yesterday. It was lovely to celebrate with them and to enjoy all that has happened in the past year. It has been wonderful to see the way that people have pulled together and have built a warm, vibrant community.
When I went to Holy Land for the first time in 2007 I went on Sabbatical with two friends from Church – Ben and Basil. We didn’t go on a tour. Instead we had a week out there and had a guide for about 4 days of that time to show us around – especially
That was the headline in a tweet by Dave Walker a cartoonist: The term 'Anglican' is trending in the UK, but really not in a good way. — Dave Walker (@davewalker) November 8, 2010
I have just been to take part and to do the talk at our new congregation in Roundshaw. This was my first visit to take part in it. When Sue Bosley and I discussed it earlier in the year when planning it we felt that it would be good to let it bed in first
It was with some trepidation that we set up a new congregation in Roundshaw. We had been thinking and planning a new congregation for a while. Springfield had been growing and we didn’t want to get so large that we started to lose a sense of community. Originally we had looked at planting a new