Tag Archives: Faith at home

Coronavirus and being the church in Dry Drayton

Written for members of the church Facebook group, 18th March 2020 After Monday’s updated government advice, many of us are still working out what it means in practical terms. Some of us will be feeling quite anxious, some calm. Some … Continue reading

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Adrian Chatfield on ‘Making good use of the season of Lent’

Adrian Chatfield writes: The development of Lent is something of a mystery, and scholars are divided on its origins. We know, however, what we have now: a 40 day period of fasting, reflection and preparation for the celebration of Christ’s … Continue reading

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How are you observing Lent this year?

Traditionally in the week or so before Lent actually begins Christians confessed their sins and discerned with their confessors what would be fruitful Lenten penances.  We may not want to talk about penance these days; Lenten discipline or Lenten practice … Continue reading

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Easter ‘Faith at Home’ with the family

Here are two ideas for exploring the Easter story at home this weekend. Some of you will have seen the animation The Super Cool Story of Jesus at the Easter Fun Morning in Hardwick.  Following on from The Well Good … Continue reading

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Lent through the Lens

Are you interested in photography?  Do you want a project for Lent?  Something mindful, contemplative and community centred? Steve Radley is a priest and a photographer.  This is what Steve says about the project – Vision To help people both within … Continue reading

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Chalking the door, a new year blessing

Chalking the door is a modern take on an old tradition of praying for God’s blessing on a home and those who live there, remembering the wise men coming to Jesus’ house and looking forward to a new year. Bless … Continue reading

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6 things to do in Advent (other than shopping and cooking)

Advent (‘coming’) is a time for preparation as we look towards the feast of Christmas and anticipate the celebration of love entering the world in the form of a vulnerable baby.  It teaches us about patience, and about the value … Continue reading

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