Esther???s Soir??e

Greetings noble friends and journey-folk.October 30 sees the fourth of our alternative worship events, Each Time You Do Esther’s Soir??e            the means >> an end yep – it’s a party! This event is on a Sunday arvo – hope the shift is OK with y’all.Sunday October 303.00pm flexi-start57 Hodges RoadHealesville 5962 1153No rsvp just…

you know you’re a blogger when…

… you add "tell blog i’m going" to the list of things to do before going away. i’m going to New Zealand tomorrow morning for the futurechurch conference in Auckland. How lovely to be going somewhere and not organising the worship… i hope they have some kind of bloggers’ drinks thing, because i’ll be able…

the unfolding of healesville (part 1)

One of the intentions of this alternative worship project is to map the journey of some new worshipping communities, so we can begin to build a picture of how the church can create a space where alternative worshipping communities might be given the best kind of support, and lots of air to breathe… The postings…

how much more silent can you get?

More than 18,000 people confirmed dead after an earthquake measuring 7.6 on the Richter scale hits parts of Pakistan, India and Afghanistan. [Source: The Age]    "…and after the fire a terrorist attack But the Lord was not in the terrorist attack And after the terrorist attack a war on terror But the Lord was…

healesville’s moment of clarity… part 1

Mike and Claire host worship at their place in Healesville on a Saturday evening once a month. It’s an open house kind of affair, lots of food and wine around the table; different stations for interaction, conversation and reflection are set up around the rest of the house. We’re using a different meal story from…

but i’m not one of them…

Matthew 22:1-14 You see straight through me. Again. I start to read the story, and i know i’m in. I want everyone to come to the party. Everyone. I’ll be out there herding them in: “you should see the food, and there’s wine for all (and belgian beer). Of course you can bring a friend…”…

synod reflection… monday midday

  The bible reading was Luke 4:16-21… the morning bible study theme was "The gospel of social and political transformation"… and we took the catchphrase for worship "Come Spirit, anoint us to bring good news to the poor". The side screens had images from an oppressed world. The centre screen had the scene from Whalerider…