This evening I honour the dead The saints passed on before me Those who have enriched me Guided me Inspired me LORD, come I await you and your bride.
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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”
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”
Winter Magic Festival
Are there any Sydney people out there interested in meeting up with us? If so, you may be interested in joining us Thin Places mavericks for a gathering of sorts at the Winter Magic Festival on June 24. It has been a while since we’ve seen each other face to face so I thought itContinue reading “Winter Magic Festival”
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”