From early 2017 to mid 2018, the diaconate steering group for Deacon Jessica Foster (comprising Paula Gooder [chair]; Martin Stephenson; Richard Sudworth and Jessica Foster*] met together to reflect on Jessica’s vocation as a deacon. Inevitably the group wanted to do this particular reflection in the light and context of a wider reflection on the … Continue reading LOOKING FORWARD TO A THRIVING DIACONATE
Jobs for deacons in the C of E are so few and far between they are like hen's teeth. However, there are two part-time vacancies in the Diocese of Exeter available now, which would welcome a deacon. They are for Mission and Ministry Development Advisors: http://exeter.anglican.org/vacancies/mission-ministry-development-advisor-2-x-part-time-posts/ The Revd Jon Marlow, Mission and Ministry Development Team … Continue reading JOBS AVAILABLE: DEACONS WELCOME!
I love this poem by Malcolm Guite, which especially celebrates single mums and the amazing job so many of them do. As always, you can hear Malcolm reading his poem if you click on the title. I've also added some links to resources. Mothering Sunday At last, in spite of all, a recognition, For those … Continue reading MOTHERING SUNDAY: poem and resources