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The Can(n)on’s thunder can’t prevail *

Commissioners change their tone; Cathedrals get nervous about change: all in half a day! PLUS a list of Synod bloggers. Tuesday’s July Synod Continue reading

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I fought the law… *

The NHS; paying for the Church and lots and lots of legislation: Monday July 9 at Synod. Continue reading

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No-one to save, with the world in a grave

Is it Greenwash or are we saving our planet? Synod spends a day on disinvestment, the environment, and The Bomb? Continue reading

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There’s a shadow hanging over me… *

From safeguarding to Vera Lynn via a missed football match: a Saturday at Synod Continue reading

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Football crazy, football mad *

Friday 6 July at Synod: World Cup adjustments and uncomfortable questions. Continue reading

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Off we went, to make a great big tent, on the weekend *

Despite England football and Wimbledon, the July 2018 General Synod is imminent. A preview with comment.
We meet in a heatwave – and there’ll be plenty of heat around sexuality, safeguarding and cathedrals. Continue reading

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IICSA concludes – for now

Reflections as IICSA’s three weeks of hearings come to an end, with links to key evidence. Continue reading

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IICSA’s first Anglican week

IICSA’s first week on the Anglican Church is over. It’s caused me some pretty serious reflections… Continue reading

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It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday…

Saturday 10 February: A sober synod majors on safeguarding and welcoming people with Down’s Syndrome Continue reading

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Move in a little closer, baby *

Friday 9 February at Synod: 2 big inputs from one Archbishop, 3 powerful speeches from the Global South. Methodism. Food Waste. C Cathedrals.Jammy Dodgers Continue reading

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