Only Connect: residential weekend for distintive deacons. 4-6 March, Wydale Hall, Scarborough
in a world antithetical to people of faith, deacons have deep experience of negotiating the 'majority view' ie those who claim to have no religion.
Distinctive Deacons work in liminal spaces, making connections, building bridges, relationally pioneering initiatives. How can we develop the new opportunities God is giving us in this situation? Ann Morisy will suggest ways forward.
No, not the wheeled variety! In this interesting comment on the north-south divide and the failure of the C of E to take informed responsibility in poor areas, community theologian Ann Morisy says ‘the Church of Scotland, besides investing in coaching, provides additional full-time staff for each and every priority (poor) parish. The people appointed, … Continue reading DEACONS AS COMMUNITY COACHES