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'Carols for the Business Community' 2017 edition Thrice!

There’s nothing quite like the sound of carol singing – it exudes warmth, hope, beauty, wonder and with the right instrumental accompaniment perhaps a sense of nostalgic longing. This...
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Rebecca Reading on Reclaiming Mindfulness

Rebecca Reading, a chartered accountant and ChaplaincyPlus trustee, gave a lunchtime talk to a combined group of City Women and City Men on “Reclaiming Mindfulness as God’s Way”.  She began...
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Who's Your Hero?

On Friday at our monthly City Legal breakfast event we asked Mike Hoye of Browne Jacobson to talk about his spiritual hero. This what we found out. Although Mike started life...
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A Sobering Poem: Advent 2016

In the following piece entitled simply ‘Advent 2016’ local poet Bernard Davis eloquently sums up the mood of the nation and asks us to reflect with him about what happens next....
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Advent 2016

Advent is the period of four Sundays and weeks before Christmas (or sometimes from the 1st December to Christmas Day!). Advent means ‘Coming’ in Latin. This is the coming...
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The Issue of Suffering is a Problem for Theists AND Atheists

What could we learn about suffering in an evening that we didn’t already know? There’s suffering everywhere and it constantly reminds us of our vulnerability and our mortality. It’s...
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Learning from the Emerging Future – Theory U

Katherine Long, from Evolution OD  spoke to a group of nearly 40 people at our City Women this week. She shared Theory U, a model for embracing change creatively....
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Is Retreating During a Regular Working Day Even Possible?

We’ve just finished our Retreat in Daily Working Life – a collaboration between ChaplaincyPlus and Manresa Link.  What a wonderful opportunity to go deeper in to our relationship with...
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Jesus knew how to take initiative

Jesus, tired from the long walk, sat wearily beside the well about noontime. Soon a Samaritan woman came to draw water, and Jesus said to her, “Please give me...
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City Women... loving the questions

At our City Women lunchtime event today, we discussed “Responding to questions”: how do we respond to others when they ask about our faith at work.  Genuine thanks to...
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