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Growing in Faith

Soul Food.

We are intricate human beings, we need food and water to survive but we need food for the soul to really be alive.  Canon Imogen sends out weekly soul-food, with thoughts, prayers, articles and more about the Christian faith.  If you would like to subscribe, please sign up today.  It's simple to do and you can unsubscribe at any time.


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A new Bible study course is being run by our ordinand Gary Fleming.  Meeting via zoom on the first Wednesday of the month (starting 2nd December), the group will explore a different book of the Bble, starting with Genesis.  If you would like to join Gary and others, please email him.  You will be very welcome. 


Meaning- Making

Telling our Stories in the conviction that you are a story too.

Barack Obama said: ‘whatever else human beings are, they are stories’. In July 2020, out of a conviction that how we shape our stories of 2020 really matters to the wellbeing of individuals, churches and society, Imogen Nay and Andy Griffiths started having some short conversations.

Imogen Nay and Andy Griffiths in conversation, reflecting together on their stories of lockdown. 

Episode 1 - Telling our stories, our responses and inspiration at the start of lockdown.

Episode 2 - Telling our stories, what did we start during lockdown and how do we remember?

Episode 3 - Telling our stories, not an exile but an exodus.  How lockdown has shown us a new way of doing things.

Andy and Imogen in conversation 

In the second part of their 'meaning making conversations', Andy and Imogen are in dialogue with others, listening to their stories. 

Episode 4 -  Telling our stories, Dr Megan Warner on reframing our stories, resilience and lockdown 

                  Dr Megan Warner is Tutor in Old Testament at Northern College, Manchester

Episode 5 -  Telling our stories, Rev'd Canon Tim Goode talks about facilitating online and what the disabled perspective can bring to our understanding of who Jesus is. 

Tim is Vicar of St Margaret's Lee in Southwark Diocese, sits on General Synod and is the diocesan disability advisor. 

Episode 6 - Telling our stories, Dr Isabelle Hamley, Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury telling her story of living with long-Covid. 

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