Found 8 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for June 2019.
Looking at your Church (all articles) for June 2019How do you become a vicar? How long could you make £60 last? God MOO-ves in mysterious way to save woman in Azerbaijan Enjoy a visit to Pusey House, Oxford Signs & Symbols: Eucharist, Communion and the Lord’s Supper The man behind Kentucky Fried Chicken Do you admit to going to church? ** Editor: June... (2356 words)
How do you become a vicar?This month, dioceses across the Church of England will welcome new deacons and priests at special services in their cathedrals. This is because, traditionally, most ordination services take place at the end of June, during Petertide. Have you ever wondered how someone becomes a vicar? Here is a brief description of the journey: It begins... (348 words)
How long could you make £60 last?That is the latest challenge from Children’s Society, as they seek to highlight the plight of many poor people. Children’s Society says: “Imagine the worst week. Your car needs repairs, your boiler has broken, you need to get the groceries in, but you have only £60 left until you get paid next week. Can you... (177 words)
God MOO-ves in mysterious way to save woman in AzerbaijanA cow has played an unlikely role in leading a young woman in Azerbaijan to faith in Jesus Christ. Azerbaijan sits between Russia and Iran and has very few Christians. So Rena was furious that her sister and mother had become Christians in the Muslim-dominated nation. She scorned them, “Will you shame us among people,... (223 words)
Enjoy a visit to Pusey House, OxfordIf you are visiting Oxford this summer, it is well worth making time to visit Pusey House, a library that specialises in the works of the Church Fathers, Anglican Church History, and Catholic theology. Pusey House was named after Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800-1882), who was Professor of Hebrew and Canon of Christ Church Cathedral in... (414 words)
Do you admit to going to church?“In the US you have to be religious to be elected, in the UK you increasingly have to pretend not to be.” So says Fraser Nelson, editor of The Spectator. In a recent newspaper article* he pointed out in the UK, “an MP is quite at liberty to talk about their faith, but they ought... (193 words)
Signs & Symbols: Eucharist, Communion and the Lord’s SupperWhat do you call the church service where Jesus’ last meal with His apostles is re-enacted? And does it matter what we call it? The word ‘Eucharist’ comes from the Greek word eucharistia, which is itself a translation of the Hebrew word berekah. All three words have the meaning of thanksgiving, or praise for the... (272 words)
The man behind Kentucky Fried ChickenHundreds of thousands of us will have a meal this summer courtesy of Colonel Sanders – his chicken is indeed finger lickin’ good. But did you know that Colonel Sanders was named Harland Sanders, born in Indiana in 1890, and became a Christian When Harland was only five, his father died, so his mother ran... (429 words)
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