The Church of England in Marsden and Slaithwaite
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Fast for Peace and Reconciliation

The war in Ukraine is a human tragedy, with terrible suffering both in Ukraine and in Russia. Elsewhere in the world conflicts rages and destroys families and societies. Here in the UK people are anxious to help but struggle to know how. This desire to reach out to all who are affected by this conflict spans the entire community –[…]

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Reading that shapes faith

In Lent this year, we will be studying the Bible together in groups and at home. The format will be the same as the “Wedding at Cana” homework we’ve been doing as a Church recently: to use our imagination to see the stories of the Bible from a new perspective. There are many other books that can be helpful too:[…]

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Wedding at Cana

Home exercise: Interpreting Holy Scripture Reading the Bible can leave people feeling like they’re reading a story they’ve heard a thousand times, or reading a story from the past that doesn’t make sense. It can seem irrelevant. However, learning about God (and getting to know God better) is not a passive thing. Listening to others talk about God is not[…]

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