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Who’s sorry now? *

We got seriously surreal this morning! We worked our way through a succession of largely technical legislative materials, finishing with proposals to alter the rules about who has authority to decide on disposing of church furnishings. Simon Cawdell from Hereford … Continue reading

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When will I see you again? *

On the bus from York station to the University I fell into conversation with another member. She wondered if I was hoping to come back to the new Synod in November. My answer? “Well, maybe…” I asked if she was thinking … Continue reading

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This could be the last time… *

Today (10 July) sees the beginning of a rather special Synod. It’s the last time the present membership will gather. The five year term is up (yes, the Church of England beat the UK government to fixed terms, only, being … Continue reading

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Forty Shades of Green *

The first day of this short session has been curiously lop-sided. We began with worship, and then paid attention to the real world outside. Archbishop Warda, Archbishop of the Chaldean diocese of Erbil, spoke softly and movingly about the horrendous … Continue reading

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