Category Archives: LGBT

LGBT+ people and human rights

LGBT+ issues and human rights was the topic of an inspiring gathering at Church recently. Fr Chris and Prossy Kakooza lead the discussion. Fr Chris opened with an interesting whistle stop tour of the legal position of LGBT + people … Continue reading

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Be a kingdom builder

We welcomed Nick Campbell, recently made a Reader in our diocese, to speak at our monthly Open Table service recently. Thank you to Nick for speaking, and for this summary of the talk: The Kingdom of God isn’t easy to … Continue reading

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Sharing the Light!

Let your light shine! This Eastertide we’ve been piloting a new initiative at St Chrysostom’s – Sharing the Light. We light the Easter candle at the Easter Vigil, and there we share the light with one another as we light … Continue reading

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Love, tolerance and genuine spiritual fellowship

This evening is predominantly a social event, there is a lot of cheese to get through and some wine … a few people have kindly agreed to read and sing and there is even a short part of a film, all … Continue reading

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Asylum for Robert

Robert, from Uganda, has been granted asylum. This is great news. Robert has thanked the many christian and other organisations which have helped him. St Chrysostom’s has had a part in this. Robert writes saying “Huge thanks to all members … Continue reading

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Oh when the (80% male?) saints…

All Saints Day (November 1st) is a wonderful festival to celebrate the ‘great cloud of witnesses,’ saints and holy ones that encourage us by their lives, examples and prayers. “O blest communion, fellowship divine!’ The Church of England’s Exciting Holiness gives … Continue reading

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St Chrysostom’s Open Table and the House of Commons

A question has been asked in Parliament about whether the Church of England is doing enough in the pastoral care of LGBT people. It’s a very good question, although sad that it needs to be asked. The Church certainly seems … Continue reading

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