Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image Image

Reform Magazine | December 13, 2018

Scroll to top

Top

Do stay for tea and coffee

Do stay for tea and coffee: Christmas’ hidden histories revealed

27/11/2018 |

For many, Christmas is their annual church-a-tunity – apart from weddings, funerals or ‘because they wandered in thinking it was a Wetherspoons’. But what flavour of festive service are you offering? Whichever non-silent night you opt for, there are hidden … Read More

Do stay for tea and coffee: The ten micro commandments

30/10/2018 |

Paul Kerensa devises ten micro commandments for new church visitors

In our church, look heavenward and you’ll see three huge, stone slabs. One inscribed with the Ten Commandments, one with the Beatitudes and one with the Lord’s Prayer. It’s a … Read More

Do stay for tea and coffee: Praying godparents

01/10/2018 |

You get all sorts in churches. They’ll let anyone in – thank God. And we do thank God, for that freedom, though we do that thanking in a variety of ways – sitting, kneeling, standing arms raised. You never know … Read More

Do stay for tea and coffee: Please welcome

28/08/2018 |

A new column from Paul Kerensa

I’ve hung around after enough church services to know you’ll be waiting a long time for hot chocolate. Tea and coffee is standard – maybe a chocolate biscuit if the children haven’t all thieved … Read More