It’s Sunday morning and I’m spending 3 hours of painting prayers in the cafe

Yesterday was my 'Church Out' Sunday. It's something I do once a month to be amongst the vast majority of people who wouldn't consider going to a Church service.  It's an opportunity to be Church and 'do' Church in a practical way.  Yesterday blew me away. I had two people on my team and they … Continue reading It’s Sunday morning and I’m spending 3 hours of painting prayers in the cafe

Not just one but three…

We've had more creativity at Encounter at our monthly evening service. There really has been a step up... This is a taster of what happened last week.   Encounter  is part of Cambourne church. Its a fairly new Church that started from scratch in a new housing development near Cambridge. Cambourne is a LEP (Local Ecumenical Partnership) … Continue reading Not just one but three…

It’s Sunday morning and I’m at the cafe and nothing’s happening. And then…

Once a month I spend a few hours doing 'Church Out.' It's an opportunity to spend time 'out there' being church in Cambourne amongst the vast majority of people who don't attend a service.  I have a place where I'm welcomed called 'Greens' and usually grab some good coffee and paint 'prayer paintings' for anyone … Continue reading It’s Sunday morning and I’m at the cafe and nothing’s happening. And then…

Perks of the job…

What a glorious morning doing 'Church Out.' Not only have I had cracking conversations about my faith but I've soaked up the sunshine and enjoyed some really good coffee in our local cafe.  Sunday out is something I do once a month in Cambourne and four Sunday's a year in the city centre of Peterborough. … Continue reading Perks of the job…

“So… Don’t you have a service to lead on Sunday morning?”

  Once a month I take a Sunday Out to do Church Out in and around Cambourne. It's busy and the vast majority of people wouldn't consider going to a service, so the idea is to intentionally show and share something of the Christian message with people around us. Being amongst people as 'church' out in … Continue reading “So… Don’t you have a service to lead on Sunday morning?”