Posted: November 2019
A Bible Study course with a difference, designed to help us gain a greater understanding of how to handle our sacred text. Ideal for those who feel they should be reading the Bible but it is all too confusing, as well as those looking to enhance their awareness. No knowledge assumed, all questions welcome! The next afternoon one will be tomorrow, Wednesday November 6th at 2pm in the Welcome Space. The group were given some 'homework', so if anyone else is hoping to come, please contact Richard about the exercise the group have been asked to complete — Tel. 01296 339899 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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As the period of Lent begins next Wednesday, February 26th, Richard shares some thoughts on the subject... " Traditionally, this season of fasting is seen as a time to give things up...Lent, a proper fast, I think, is about doing — taking something up to aid the spiritual dimension. This can be a host of things, from the obviously religious like Bible study and prayer through to a decision...
For Lent this year, we shall be supporting Christian Aid. 'Count your Blessings 2020' booklets are in the display cabinet in the Welcome Space if you would like to give one to a friend or another family.Each week there is a mixture of daily reflections, prayers, opportunities to act, and occasionally also to give a donation. At the end of Lent, you will be able to send your donations...