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  • Season to taste

    The leaves are just starting to turn yellow in the park, I’m getting up with the sun instead of well after it and the morning chill is still lingering at breakfast, and my Facebook feed is...

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  • The Centenary Project… growing the church younger

    In 2014, the year of Diocese of Sheffield’s Centenary, a significant decision was made to use £1 million of reserve funds into a new, 10-year initiative to create a step change in...

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  • All Out in Rome

    At 7am on Wednesday 18 October, twelve vicars and ordinands met at Gatwick airport to travel to Rome to play the Vatican at cricket.  On hearing the news, most people respond –...

  • The Blessings of Ignorance

    Bill Goodman has just started work as Assistant Principal of St Peter's College and Director of Ongoing Ministerial Development.  Here are a few reflections from his first week in post....

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  • Are we a Raft or a Trawler?

    My training incumbent used to ask his church “are we a raft or a trawler?” On a recent visit to a parish I was really encouraged to see the notice board advertising loads of events...

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  • Combatting Gender Based Violence

    Two weeks ago I attended the Partnership for World Mission conference at Swanwick, themed around “Mission in a Moving World”. The conference was both inspirational and, at times, deeply...

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  • Warp and Weft

    As Diocesan Environmental Officer for Sheffield Diocese, I went to my first DEO day recently, feeling very green. Green in the sense of feeling inexperienced, rather than in the environmental...

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  • Common Ground

    How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! (Psalm 133:1) Tuesday 11 October 2016 was a significant day for the mission of the Church in Sheffield,...

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