Things are now very subdued as the exams begin: Homegroup, p-café and the choir are hibernating (aestivating?) for the summer. Jack is away all week in Cologne at the Diocesan Synod of the Diocese in Europe (http://europe.anglican.org/cms.php?page=10), after which he is spending the weekend in England for his birthday He is sorry to be away so much lately and thanks all those who maintain the life of M&Ms in his absence
Sunday 14 June (Trinity 2)
18u30: Evening Prayer led by Jane. Dr Léon van Ommen from ETF will preach. (We send our sincere prayers and condolences to Léon and his family on the news of the recent death of his father.)
Sunday 21 June (Trinity 3)
17u30: Confirmation Class
18u30: Holy Communion: Jack will celebrate, and Jane and Jack will preach on lectio divina (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lectio_Divina)
- Three CEMES interns have been appointed for 2015-2016: Nathan Joss will be attached to Holy Trinity Brussels, and Victoria Price and James Roberts will be attached to St John's Gent. We look forward to seeing them occasionally at M&Ms as part of their theological supervision by Jack, in which Jane will help.
- This week's articles:
- This is a truly super article by the former archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Williams, on blasphemy: http://www.newstatesman.com/2015/05/when-faith-tested
- Here the noted Anglican commentator Andrew Brown finally turns into a French existentialist philosopher: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/jun/03/assisted-dying-stephen-hawking-help-others-find-value-life
- This article by Canon Giles Fraser really touched me: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/belief/2015/jun/05/thieves-stolen-my-optimism-not-my-defiance-police-church
Have a great fortnight and don't get stressed about the exams!
Daily Anglican prayer:
Church of England weekly podcast:
Jeremy Heuslein's blog (former member of M&Ms, now on the staff of Holy Trinity Brussels and training as an Anglican priest):