Category Archives: Various Voices

Encouraging and celebrating inclusion

St Chrysostom’s is proud to have a wonderful variety of people in our membership. The variety of cultures and outlooks enrich our church community. Variety and inclusion are ‘in our DNA’ at St C’s. We are, for example, proud of … Continue reading

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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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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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Caedmon’s Song

A quiet man who loved tending his cows at Whitby in North Yorkshire, Caedmon couldn’t recite poetry because he thought he had no stories to tell. Then after one especially upsetting public event, Caedmon stormed home, fell asleep in the … Continue reading

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When I was hungry and alone

He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God? Micah 6:8 Hannah reflects on a meeting at … Continue reading

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People of Faith: Beyond the Binary

A challenging and inspiring exhibition Twilight People is currently at Media City, Salford. A group from St Chrysostom’s Church went to the opening event, from which Mycah wrote this report: TWILIGHT PEOPLE is an art exhibit and oral history of people … Continue reading

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Sing up, frogs!

Benno (feast day 16th June) of Meissen was a powerful figure in his day. His views at times conflicted with the authorities and once he ended up in prison for a year. He was a bishop in twelfth century Germany. … Continue reading

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