Monthly Archives: February 2014

Street Life

Street Life is a form of social medium designed to focus on locality and enable people, where appropriate, to meet in person. One of its ways of describing itself is, ‘enabling people to talk over the garden fence where talking … Continue reading

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Friends’ Schemes

With the increasing cost of repairing and maintaining our historic churches, many parishes have established a Friends’ scheme. To find out more about setting up a Scheme, visit the Parish Resources website here: http://www.parishresources.org.uk/friends-schemes/ The Diocoese of Oxford has also … Continue reading

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Exploring Christian Faith

‘Exploring Christian Faith’ is a collection of useful pages for those wishing to explore our faith. With page headings like ‘What is Christianity All About?’, ‘More about Jesus’, ‘The Bible’, ‘Do I Have To Lose My Mind to Be a … Continue reading

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Lists of Grant-Making Organisations

Two lists of grant-making organisations – covering buildings, arts, music, community projects etc. List of local grant-making organisations: National Grant-Making Organisations List of Surrey grant-making organisations: Grant-Making Organisations for Surrey Both lists are in the process of being updated, and … Continue reading

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World War 1 Commemoration

A MORE COMPLETE LIST OF UP TO DATE WW1 COMMEMORATION RESOURCES WILL BE FOUND ON THE GUILDFORD DIOCESAN WEBSITE AT http://www.cofeguildford.org.uk/parish-life/world-war-1-commemoration/ From July 2014 all new materials and events will only be added there. There is no point in us … Continue reading

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Mission Action Planning

‘Few, if any sources in human affairs are as powerful as a shared vision.’ (Stephen Cottrell) ‘The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.’ (Anon) As former Archbishop David Hope said, ‘if we are serious about … Continue reading

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Hope, The Heartbeat of Mission

Hope The Heartbeat of Mission http://www.hopetogether.org.uk/ This comprehensive handbook on mission and evangelism provides a complete guide to local outreach based on ‘Hope’s’ values of • demonstrating God’s love as churches work together, meeting community needs • continuing to love … Continue reading

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