Community life in Pendle Hill

Very busy weekend coming up again. Tomorrow night at 8pm, on the eve of All Saint’s Day, I am co-leading an open prayer service of thanksgiving for lost loved ones down at Pendle Hill Baptist Church. We’ll be running it as a sort of reverse Tenebrae service, moving from darkness to candle lit brightness, asContinue reading “Community life in Pendle Hill”

Alternative Festivals

If you’ve been reading this blog long enough you’re no doubt aware that I am part of a group that cut its missional teeth engaging with spirituality seekers in alternative festivals. But what are these festivals like? Having advocated alternative festivals as opportunities for “third place” mission on many occasions,  I thought, hmmm, maybe itContinue reading “Alternative Festivals”

Beltane Blessings

Although its Samhain down here in Australia  I thought I’d post this ancient Celtic Beltane Blessing for my readers in the Northern Hemisphere. The Beltane blessing (Am Beannachadh Bealltain) From the Carmina Gadelica Bless, O Threefold true and bountiful, Myself, my spouse, and my children, My tender children and their beloved mother at their head.Continue reading “Beltane Blessings”