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Chair's July Blog: Here's to a Summer of Stories, Prayer, Praise and Thanksgiving

This is the month when the last weeks of the summer term tumble over each other in a riot of picnics, summer fetes and sports days. Life is more ‘outside’ and relaxed, holidays are on the horizon and everyone just seems friendlier.  As we meet, greet, walk and talk with each other this summer, may the eloquence of our speakers, and of our response to one another, fill this glorious month with our prayer, praise and thanksgiving.

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Chair's BlogAnne Dixon
Chair's June Blog: 'Wherever you are is called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger’

What is CPW’s ‘here’? Can you imagine yourself in a CPW landscape? A mountainside? A garden? A forest? Look around you. What do you see? What can you hear? Let me show you four places that I saw when I looked around CPW, and four accompanying scriptures that I ‘heard’. I offer these pictures, these places, as a means of discovering together CPW’s ‘Here’.

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Chair's BlogAnne Dixon
Chair's March Blog: What if... we let our imaginations roam freely?

Sometimes ‘more’ is the solution, but not always. Sometimes we need to take a step back to see if ‘other’ is the answer this time. And that’s where the imagination comes into play. The same could be said of our explorations into the future possibilities for our Church. Do we need ‘more’ of what we’ve always done (bigger, better, stronger, higher, fuller, firmer)? Or dare we consider ‘other’ (stranger, different, smaller, deeper, easier, kinder, looser)?

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Chair's BlogAnne Dixon