Sometimes, especially in a new town, we need to do more than just these: we need to step out, take risks, dream big… Pioneer something new....
Category: New Housing
What might it mean to “be Northstowe” – a Remembrance Day reflection
Remembrance Day in a new town is an interesting thing. None of us have ancestors or roots here. And yet we all come with a story and a heritage. Those stories, and what we do with them, will shape us. This week, in the Primary School, Secondary School, and, on Sunday, outside by our newly named Bug Hunters' Water, Northstowe is coming together to remember the horrors of war and the heroism of individuals through story and through silence, so that these may become real in the present and influence and inspire us to work for reconciliation, peace and justice in the future
Where is the light?
Where is the light? Northstowe's All Hallows' Eve; All Saints; and All Souls celebrations, marked around campfires, and in the ordinary places where God has sent us
Where to find the rich blessing of “Mutual Inconvenience” and holy discomfort
October is Black History Month. During the pandemic, we had spent some time trying to educate ourselves to be antiracist, by reading books, and watching videos. But in light of Beth's visit to Rwanda, can we do more. Is it time to call for some Reverse Missionary help?
2 diverse churches with so much in common, together telling stories of what God has done
From one new town to another - reflecting on Sunday in Rwanda
Always take the weather with you…
Revd Beth's blog... written after we'd all dried off!
Different contexts, same family, same calling
Read Beth's blog from the first day in Rwanda, as the team learn some Kinyarwanda, start to explore, and are reminded that "you are home. we are family"...
A timely reminder that new housing really is a spiritual issue
New housing is not just a bricks and mortar challenge; it is not just a community- development challenge: it really is a spiritual issue...