From the monthly archives:

June 2013

Hymn of the day

by Richard on June 23, 2013

Thy ceaseless, unexhausted love,
Unmerited and free,
Delights our evil to remove,
And help our misery.
Thou waitest to be gracious still;
Thou dost with sinners bear,
That, saved, we may thy goodness feel,
And all thy grace declare.
Thy goodness and thy truth to me
To every soul, abound,
A vast, unfathomable sea,
Where all our thoughts are drowned.
Its streams the whole creation reach,
So plenteous [...]

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Girl Guides amend their promise

by Richard on June 19, 2013

I see that Girlguiding UK has announced that from September this year the promise its members make will be amended to remove reference to God. The new promise reads
I promise that I will do my best
To be true to myself and develop my beliefs
To serve the Queen and my community
To help other people
and
To keep the [...]

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Hymn of the day*

by Richard on June 17, 2013

Now thank we all our God, with heart and hands and voices,
Who wondrous things has done, in Whom this world rejoices;
Who from our mothers’ arms has blessed us on our way
With countless gifts of love, and still is ours today.
O may this bounteous God through all our life be near us,
With ever joyful hearts and [...]

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Methodist response to mosque attacks

by Richard on June 10, 2013

The Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, Mr Mike King, has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community in light of reprisal attacks on Islamic buildings following the horrific murder of the British soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich.
Mike King, Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, said: “Methodists that I have met throughout the country in recent days [...]

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