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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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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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Art is Spiritual

Over the last few months Kathryn, our chaplain at Colchester Sixth Form College, has been working with a group of IB students on an art project “Art is Spiritual”. For an initial exploration of the subject we took the students … 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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Sanctum at the Sixth Form College – Thursday

For some reason Sanctum Thursdays are usually the slowest day of the week. We think most people who are interested have come through by now and those who are thinking ‘I must have a look’ end up waiting until Friday. … Continue reading

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