Author Archives: Alison Myers

About Alison Myers

I am Team Rector for the Lordsbridge Team of Churches, a cluster of 11 villages west of Cambridge. Within the Team, I am Vicar of Hardwick and Dry Drayton, and Lead Minister for Pioneering Projects.

Kigali trip: Ely sponsored students

Ely Diocese sponsors a number of pastors and catechists (local lay ministers) who are training at Kigali Anglican Theological College (standing in the picture below).  Many pastors and catechists took up their roles without theological study or training in the … Continue reading

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Kigali trip: Rubona parish

A couple of days ago we visited Rubona parish to observe their annual church peer evaluation.  Rubona church is a rural church nearly an hours’ drive out of Kigali on tarmacked roads, followed by 45 minutes or so rattling along … Continue reading

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Kigali trip: Visiting Solid Foundation primary school

Solid Foundation primary school is a church school right by the cathedral.  It takes children from age 3 throughout their primary years, and includes day care for toddlers.  School lessons for the youngest are in Kinyarwanda then, as they get … Continue reading

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Kigali trip: Sunday service in Masaka parish

Here are some pictures from the service at the main Anglican church in Masaka parish this morning.  Pastor Emmanuel, on the right below, was leading the service.  Senior Pastor Samuel is on the left in the picture.  I was privileged … Continue reading

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Kigali visit: before setting off

A small group from the diocese of Ely are setting off for Rwanda tomorrow, where will be guests of the diocese of Kigali.  I have the privilege of being one of them, representing the Lordsbridge Team of Churches.  One of … Continue reading

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Drawing on ancient wisdom: re-imagining the Christian community

The cloister, the refectory, the chapel, the cell, these are places in a well ordered monastery. We see their remains when we visit cathedrals and abbeys. But what are their contemporary equivalents now? Can we learn from the life and … Continue reading

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Dry Drayton Classroom Crosses

Dry Drayton school and Dry Drayton church are collaborating on a project to put a cross in each of the three classrooms.  We have, together, chosen crosses that have links to three local saints so that the children can learn … Continue reading

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