Monthly Archives: November 2014

Jam tomorrow, but never jam today

On Saturday 22 November, Lewis Carroll will be proved wrong, as we’re having a JamFest at our house. Most readers of this blog are General Synod friends of some sort, and I hope they will forgive this trespass on their … Continue reading

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Homeward bound *

It’s been a compact two-day Synod. Yesterday the atmosphere was strangely heavy – the weight of concluding the women bishops process (from now on, can we Do The Right Thing and just call them ‘Bishops’? Probably not just yet) was … Continue reading

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Things we said today *

It was a moment to savour. Something to remember. And after (in my case) nine years of Synod membership during which it has been the main pre-occupation of many, the King’s Great Matter is resolved. (Regular readers: I hereby promise … Continue reading

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Come brothers and sisters, thoughout the land *

Well, it looks like a very dull Synod. Hugely significant, but dull. The significance is that we have reached the end of the road on the King’s Great Matter, and we will pass the final amending Canon Number 33 today. … Continue reading

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