The day after Shrove Tuesday (a la Pancake day) is Ash Wednesday. It seems that this is either noted in ecclesial circles with an Ash Wednesday Service including the Ashes or is forgotten about altogether. It may not have strict biblical foundations but it can be seen as providing symbolic resonance to the start of…Read more Ashing to Go?
It was an incredible day, one we will remember for a long, long time. We go to Pride each year to celebrate the diversity in people’s lives, to show that the Church really does care and value everyone, be willing to be vulnerable and apologise for past (and possibly current) behaviour - it wants to…Read more Pride afterthoughts
Someone turned up the heat, added an alternative such as #SweEng and STILL the people, possibly a million, thronged London's streets to celebrate humanities diversity...and with so much joy. Here we reflect on what we saw of Pride, trying to capture what we saw, felt, experienced. This year's Pride march definitely contained more of a protest…Read more London Pride 2018
I'd like to tell you who I am, but what could I say? How might you describe yourself to others? In the past I might say about the job title, my responsibilities.I might have started by telling you about my wife of 30 years, our 2 wonderful children.Perhaps I could have tried to describe to…Read more Who am I?
With the superbly positive movements within the Church of England in the air* it was wonderful to be at Pride celebrating the opportunity for those in the LGBT community to parade through London. As parents of a LGBT child we believe that we don't have that privilege to march but we wanted to offer our…Read more Pride 2017
We marched with many other Christians last year during the London Pride, aka Gay Pride. The Christians at Pride (CaP) group bring together Christians from so many different denominations and give them that opportunity to show those within the LGBT community and the many onlookers that there is a real vibrant different alternative Christian viewpoint…Read more Gay Pride 2016