What’s on at St Bride’s

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Sundays
10am Morning Worship
1pm Narcotics Anon
6.30pm Evening Worship/Meditation

Mondays
8.30am Morning Prayer

Tuesdays
10am MRANG Support for Women asylum seekers
1.30pm St Bride’s Gallery
6pm The iChoir. Singing, confidence and fun! 

Wednesdays
9am Morning Prayer followed by coffee
10am Wardens work party
12.30pm Alcoholics Anon
5.30pm Mindful Movement
6pm Tea Break
6.10pm Christian Meditation

Thursdays
12.30pm Hope+ Foodbank
7.30pm Homeless Food Project

Fridays
10am Red Cross Asylum Drop-in
6pm Reflect on the Week (refreshments 5.30pm)

Saturdays 
1pm St Bride’s Gallery

Reflect on the week – Friday guided meditation

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LAST YEAR, on the St Bride’s pilgrimage to Bardsey Island, I led night prayer each evening based on the spiritual practice known as the Examen, created by Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Jesuits. From this came the request to offer this practice regularly at St Bride’s, in the form of a guided meditation to reflect on the week.

I use a beautifully simple version of this reflection, taken from a book called Sleeping with Bread: Holding What Gives You Life by Dennis and Sheila Linn and Dennis’ brother, Fr. Matthew Linn S.J.

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WORSHIP AND SPIRITUAL AWAKENING

Blog Posting by Jon Jelfs

There are a growing number of people who think that spiritual awakening is a necessary prelude to the transformation of the world that many of us seek.  At the heart is worship. This may sound a surprising thing to say?

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Jesus the Way Finder: finding our way in troubling times

A talk at St Bride’s by Jon Jelfs

One of the central ideas of anthropology is that the culture or social world in which we live is not an absolute given but has come about through a whole series of intellectual and spiritual choices over many generations, over 100’s, if not thousands of years. The way things are is not necessarily the way they have to be. Cultures are on a journey, always shifting, always changing.

This is quite a hopeful idea.

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