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Writing the Divine

Writing the Divine

‘Writing the Divine’ was a workshop held at St Chad’s, Rochdale on Saturday 19th October 2019. It was led by author, poet and priest, Canon Rachel Mann.

The intention is to make this an ongoing Christian writing group with people from any and all denominations that have an interest in creating new Christian writing.

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Jigsaw by Lawrence Kushner

Jigsaw by Lawrence Kushner

Last Sunday we used the ‘Jigsaw’ poem by Rabbi Lawrence Kushner as part of a celebration service at Christ Church Walmersley.

Often we have little idea of either the impact that we have on others or of our interconnectedness.

Sometimes though you can meet someone for the very first time and know straight away that there’s a reason why you met. You’ve changed them and they’ve changed you.

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Easter us

Easter us

Easter us – a modern day Psalm written by Walter Brueggemann. You God who terrified the waters, who crashed your thunder, who shook the earth, and scared the wits out of chaos. You God who with strong arm saved your people by miracle and wonder and majestic act…

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