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Prayer Spaces in Primary Schools – Colchester training

Saturday 8th November 9am to 1pm Since 2008 over 1000 prayer spaces have been run in primary schools, secondary school and colleges around the country. This training morning is for anyone interested in running a prayer space and will have … Continue reading

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Pop-up labyrinth on the lawn

Last weekend we helped to run an inter-church youth event focussing on prayer. As part of this we set up several prayer activities in the hall and the church but also created a kind of ‘pop-up’ Labyrinth for a small … Continue reading

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A book about one school’s prayer space

Way back in early December Hope Church here in Colchester ran iNSPiRE, a prayer space in a local CofE Primary School where they work regularly. As a way of recording the week and feeding back to the school one of … Continue reading

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Sanctum – Calm Jar

When we first created Sanctum we had a zone where students could just be still on beanbags in a white draped area. Amazingly, some ‘got it’ and, understanding the point of the exercise, actually experienced a bit of peace. But … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Gilberd School

“Peaceful”, “Calming”, Relaxing”, “a safe place to let out your feelings”, “Spiritual”; just some of the words and phrases students used to describe their experience of Sanctum last week. Sanctum is our prayer space for schools and this was the … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools day conferences

Prayer Spaces in Schools is a movement that is growing fast. This year, to better serve the many people who are now running, or planning to run, prayer spaces in schools, we ran conferences in London, Leeds and Edinburgh. In … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools autumn conferences online booking info

This is just an update to my earlier post about the upcoming Prayer Spaces in Schools conferences in October. Here are the online booking links: Online booking, London Online booking, Leeds Online booking, Edinburgh If you’re involved in, or interested … Continue reading

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Staying close to God in school

If you haven’t already found these (I was away when they were first posted) here are some lovely ideas for parents, pupils and students of any age about how to stay connected with God in all the pressure and busyness … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools autumn conferences

In one week in July this year more prayer spaces happened in schools than in the whole of 2009. In four years 6 has become 260! From a simple seed of an idea has grown a movement that now embraces … Continue reading

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Sanctum – reflections on our week at Stanway School

Our 20th Sanctum concluded last lesson on Friday with a wonderful Year 8 class. This is a very good school and we’re very grateful for the way we’re welcomed and involved here. Although we haven’t yet had time to go … Continue reading

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