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Spiritual Capital and Progressive Localism

In Spiritual capital and progressive localism Chris Baker (writing for online magazine Public Spirit) outlines a vision of society that accepts the full religious and secular diversity of Britain today and is able to embrace the ‘spiritual capital’ of both religious and … Continue reading

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GO4 Market Café

The GO4 Enterprises Market Café opened just over a month ago in Holy Trinity Church (one of the oldest buildings in Colchester, parts of which date back to about 1000AD) and is an amazing place full of craft, art, vintage stuff … Continue reading

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Boxted Beer and Hymns

It’s simple idea: Sample some local ales. Sing some hymns. Boxted is a small village 5 miles north of Colchester just before Essex jumps the River Stour and becomes Suffolk. There are several thriving churches with a real commitment to … Continue reading

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Oak Tree Coffee House – 1st birthday

Saturday 8th marked the first birthday of the Oak Tree Coffee House, a community interest company set up by our church, St. Luke’s, here in Colchester. As a church without a building (we rent the community centre each Sunday morning) … Continue reading

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Lunch

Over a million pupils are registered to receive a free school meal each lunchtime. I once was one of them. The young person receives a good cooked meal and it relieves a little of the financial pressure on families. Obviously, … Continue reading

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