We are working on a new postcard for COTC – this is where we are up to so far.
Gracious God, We pray for peace in our communities this day. We commit to you all who work for peace and an end to tensions, And those who work to uphold law and justice. We pray for an end to fear, For comfort and support to those who suffer. For calm in our streets andContinue reading “Prayer for peace.”
This weekend we are taking some time out with God as church. We will be praying for 48 hours, and you are invited to participate. The chapel will be filled with a mix of solo and group prayer, in all sorts of different styles and forms. You will be able to follow the event here.Continue reading “48 Hours of prayer”
We made this video in honour of James and Katherine’s wedding. G E N I U S!
As of September 2009, we ended our morning service and planted into St Andrew’s – the parish church down the road (map here) – with the hope of helping them to grow the sort of vibrant, diverse, family-friendly church community that would effectively reach out to our parish and beyond. It has started with a smallContinue reading “Morning service church plant”
Things are changing quickly in our local area. The arrival of Eurostar and the redevelopment of the old railway sidings at Kings Cross is apparently the biggest brownfields redevelopment in Europe. It will mean something like 3000 new homes, shops and offices on the edge of the Parish, and is sure to have an enormousContinue reading “Kings Cross Redevelopment”
This Thursday at COTC we are pleased to be hosting one of Rob Peppers excellent ‘Drawing Room’ workships (as seen in Time Out). It is more than a drawing class, using drawing as a meditation. It is open to all – no experience necessary, and is a lovely non-threatening environment to kick start your creativity,Continue reading “The Drawing Room”
We talked yesterday about preparing to enter into the wilderness at Lent to create some space and to seek repentance and humility. You can find the talk on the resources page. And whether you are planning to give something up, or take up some practical discipline our hope is that this is restorative for usContinue reading “Lent”
We had a fantastic Christmas. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to make it special. Last Sunday we had a service looking back at the year that was, and as part of the evening there was a slide show of some of the highlights of the year. Here it is so can holdContinue reading “2007 in Review”
We had a fine time on Sunday night, with the Archdeacon and the trustees of the Cloudsley trust visiting, loads of people and Sam going all Justin on us (I wanna try somethin’ right now. See they don’t do this anymore…). Love this picture. The waving thing was intended as a homage to theContinue reading “Who would live in a church like this?”
Greenbelt is a christian Arts & music festival. And as christian events go it is pretty good. Really high calibre speakers, a good focus on justice issues, innovative alt. worship. It still has moments when it is a bit cheesy, but it is the best christian event of the year. If you haven’t planned toContinue reading “Greenbelt 2006”