Albert writes about peace, gender, prisons, and unity

Albert writes about peace, gender, prisons, and unity

We thank Brian Boardman for his reflections and welcome our very own Very Rev Albert Bogle, Minister of Sanctuary First who leads Daily Worship for a week from 19 November where amongst other things he'll be writing about peace, gender, prisons, and unity.

Watch the replay of our SF Live on the theme of peace - live music, poetry, discussion

Watch the replay of our SF Live on the theme of peace - live music, poetry, discussion

Watch the replay of our recent SF Live on 'What to do when peace feels impossible?' featuring music from the splendid Those Scottish Campers and an interview with the fascinating Very Rev Dr John Chalmers. There's poetry, discussion about what to do when peace feels impossible, and even an interactive craft activity - so have a piece of paper handy as you watch!

Do we expect God to turn up? Read Albert’s latest blog

Do we expect God to turn up? Read Albert’s latest blog

Read Albert's latest blog post that asks Do we expect God to turn up? 

"Too often we have been worshipping God in another generation’s clothes and culture."

Is peace impossible? New theme material.

Is peace impossible? New theme material.

We are now in our new theme for November: The Impossibility of Peace? There is a PDF download with subthemes, daily readings/thought triggers that you can use in personal reflection, small group discussion or to help plan events or services.

The most featured word in our Heart and Soul consultation was ‘peace’. People wrote about climate, social, and humanitarian injustice. We live in fractious, unstable times and peace can seem like a remote prospect. This November we are asking, how can we offer peace to one another?

Take A Moment December theme material - download now

Take A Moment December theme material - download now

Take a moment, this Christmas, to be.

28 days. 28 moments. 28 triggers to think on, act on, and pray on, before carrying on again. There’s no pressure, just opportunities to take a moment to contemplate joy, glory, peace, and love.

Our theme material for December: Take A Moment is available for you to download as a PDF with subthemes for each week, and readings and thought triggers for every day. You can use it for personal reflection, as a basis for small group discussion or to inform service/event planning.