Helen Kirk: November 2017
"Question: How many Methodists does it take to change a light bulb?
Helen develops the joke and the implications for the church. She makes the case for the church being a 'transformational community'. She continues...
"...we are a transformative community because we change the flavour of Aylesbury by our very presence. Through support of those in need; an openness to those who don't belong; through generosity, hospitality, practical care and prayerful listening, we change the landscape around us. When we truly believe the church exists, not for ourselves, but for those who do not yet belong, we cannot help but transform.
So the question remains: How many Methodists does it take to change a light bulb? "
For Helen's answer, and the rest of her article from LINK magazine, click here.
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