Saturday, 17 September 2011

All are welcome

The other day, a fellow candidate/student asked me what I thought the shape of my ministry was. I couldn't quiet put it into words, until communion on Friday at New College. At the end of the service we sang "All are welcome" by Marty Haugen.

And it came to me. That is the shape I hope my ministry would take. Where everyone is really welcome. Where the church serves the community and doesn't just expect it to come to the church, but the church goes to them. Where all are listened to and valued for who they are. I suppose, I could call it my manifesto!


  1. ahhh, I often hum under my breath, 'some are welcome'.

  2. Yeah, Nik. Often I feel the same, but I live in my naive hope that will change...


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