School of Prayer 2013

School of Prayer is back this Wednesday. We are going to be having a conversation about contemplation led by Corin Pilling who will be sharing his story of encounter with God in the contemplative. 7.30pm at Church on the Corner “To learn contemplative practice is to learn what we need so as to live truthfullyContinue reading “School of Prayer 2013”

Prayer for Homegroups

Homegroup Online 22nd April Homegroup Online 29th April During this time of social distancing we have put together a slightly more formal patter of evening prayer for our home groups. We find this works better given the limitations of Zoom, and allows everyone to participate one at a time. Online groups work best when oneContinue reading “Prayer for Homegroups”

Summer 2012 – The Prayer that Jesus taught

Our familiarity with the Lord’s prayer often distracts us from its enormous significance. One of the key things which set Jesus apart was his prayerfulness, such that the disciples said to him teach us to pray like you. And his response was the prayer we know so well. It is a remarkable point of unity –Continue reading “Summer 2012 – The Prayer that Jesus taught”

Into Great Silence

This evening we are watching the film ‘Into great Silence’. A remarkable piece of cinema, probably not an easy watch, but a telling a insight into the lives of the Carthusian Monks. It sounds more like an endurance test than entertainment, yet this one-of-a-kind experience proves surprisingly immersive. Read the reviews here on Rotten Tomatoes.Continue reading “Into Great Silence”

Switching off for Lent

We’ve been thinking about Lent, and what the things are that we are dependent on. And top of many of our lists was the permanant connectivity that we now take for granted. Email, Facebook, Twitter, TV, iPod, Radio are all amazing tools, but when we become dependent on them they are noise which drowns outContinue reading “Switching off for Lent”

Advent Daily Prayer 2010

Each year at Church on the Corner we mark Advent together, and this year we are exploring prayer. Advent is a really important season in the church year, often lost in the the run up to Christmas. Advent means ‘the coming’ it is the solomn fast before the great feast of Christmas, and it is aContinue reading “Advent Daily Prayer 2010”

The peoples republic of heaven

This term at Church on the Corner we are studying Luke’s gospel, a series called ‘The peoples republic of heaven’, an intentionally provocative title which should become clearer as we go on. Luke is unique, and quite distinct from the other three gospels, with its own purpose and message. Gospels are not simply collections ofContinue reading “The peoples republic of heaven”

Who would live in a church like this?

  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?”