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Sanctum at Stanway School

Sanctum, our prayer space for schools, is back in the Stanway School this week for the third year running. This has always been a special week for us, coming as it does at the end of the school year. We’re … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Alderman Blaxill School – Friday

Friday was another good day, rounding off a very positive week. True, there have been some difficult classes, though this really only boils down to a few troubled individuals, but otherwise the way the students engaged coupled with the enthusiastic … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Alderman Blaxill School – Thursday

There’s absolutely no doubt that, whether you believe in spirituality or not, Sanctum has a profound and positive therapeutic impact on young people. Although we can’t go into details, over the last four days we’ve had several young people who … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Alderman Blaxill School – Wednesday

It’s been a busy day with four classes and a full prayer room at break and lunch time and although it’s sometimes felt just a little chaotic, in amongst all the activity many students have opened up or discovered peace … Continue reading

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Sanctum at Alderman Blaxill School

Sanctum is back in Alderman Blaxill School and once again we’ve got the use of a wonderful upstairs art room. After a slow start on Monday – set-up, lunch time and one lesson, Tuesday was a slightly busier day. We … Continue reading

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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Friday, and some reflections

And so to Friday which was much like the other four days, though perhaps a little busier – I don’t remember many breaks from guiding people through the activities. There were quite a few people who came back to chat, … Continue reading

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Colchester Episcopal Area Conference

My thanks to all the curious, thoughtful, prayerful, creative people who came to my two workshops today as part of the Colchester Episcopal Area Conference on prayer. In my workshops (one of five available to delegates) we were exploring ideas … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools video

There’s a new 5 minute video from Prayer Spaces in Schools on the way with interviews from pupils, teachers and youth/schools workers. It’s a must-see if you’ve ever wondered how prayer spaces work in schools or what kind of impact … Continue reading

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JOY Prayer Tent

JOY is a termly event for young people from churches around the Colchester area. The basic format is a series of workshops or activities for the first half, testimony, talk and worship for the second half. This time our theme … Continue reading

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Prayer Spaces in Schools day conference

On Wednesday over 100 youth workers, schools workers, teachers, chaplains and a host of others gathered in the crypt of St. James church, Clerkenwell for the first national day conference of Prayer Spaces in Schools. When we originally planned the … Continue reading

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