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A Taste of Faith

Updated with more sessions… A great introduction to a world faith tradition from a faith practitioner, with religious artefacts and food associated with religious festivals or places. In previous sessions have heard about Sikhism and Hinduism. Three new sessions have now been arranged on Wednesday evenings at Christchurch from 7.30 to 9.00 pm Paganism, 14th February Judaism, 6th March Islam,…

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Living with faith

Faith is the substance of things hoped for,the evidence of things not seen. These words from the letter to the Hebrews were the basis of one of the first sermons I prepared. In my youthful way I used the bible as a sort of resource book and enjoyed finding definitions that would help me understand its ideas. Faith seemed a…

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Reflecting on Advent

A new star travels across the heavens, magi study their charts and make ready for a journey, and a carpenter and his betrothed, heavily pregnant, prepare to make the journey demanded of them by the Roman authorities to be counted in a census in Bethlehem.  And when these events converge, the angels sing and the world rejoices that God has…

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