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Found 8 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for June 2021.
Looking at the Church (all articles) for June 2021India – engulfed by a tsunami of grief Remembering Prince Philip A prince’s legacy on matters of faith Keeping faith in the local media How healthy is your church leader – and your church? Environmental attendance A look at the Methodists today ** India – engulfed by a tsunami of grief Covid-19 has been overwhelming... (2578 words)
India – engulfed by a tsunami of griefCovid-19 has been overwhelming India in recent weeks, bringing its health services and institutions to their knees. Hospitals have run out of oxygen, medical staff cannot help the queues of desperate patients, and bodies are piling up as people die in vast numbers. The Indian Christian community, like their compatriots, have also been suffering. Reports... (176 words)
Remembering Prince Philip“We have thanked God for Prince Philip’s life of extraordinary service. There are some rare people who bring energy into a room – the Duke of Edinburgh was very much one of those people. His presence lifted a gathering. He might have challenged and interrogated, but whatever he said, he never bored anyone. “The Duke... (244 words)
A prince’s legacy on matters of faithJust when we thought the last word had been written about the late Duke of Edinburgh, it emerged that he had a genuine interest in theology. That dashing young naval officer, who became the Queen’s dutiful consort and accompanied her to thousands of church services, was someone who listened intently to sermons, thought through what... (419 words)
Keeping faith in the local mediaThe vital role played by local newspapers and radio in encouraging greater understanding of faith has been highlighted in a newly-published parliamentary report. I say Amen to that. ‘Learning to Listen’, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Religion in the Media, praises the positive role played by local and regional media in reporting... (490 words)
How healthy is your church leader – and your church?When was the last time you heard a church leader preach about sleep? Or about eating well, exercise, coping with stress or living a life rich with relationships? How far do your church leaders model good health and wellbeing in the way the church is run and the example they set for the congregation? And... (503 words)
Environmental attendanceWhen we think of analysing church attendance, we usually do it by denomination, churchmanship or people’s age. But there is another way. We should also consider the environment (catchment area) of where people attend a church. The most recent Rural Digest was issued by the Government Statistical Service in March of this year, comparing the rural... (253 words)
A look at the Methodists todayThe Methodist Church of Great Britain (MCGB) was formed in 1932 from a merger of the Wesleyan Methodist Church, the Primitive Methodist Church and the United Methodist Church (itself a merger of three groups in 1907), then with a total membership of 840,000 and 7,800 churches. In 2019 the MCGB had some 4,200 churches across England,... (290 words)
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