coMPass… is the guide to adult learning about Christian faith across the Mission Partnership.
You can find out
- what is available
- when and where its happening
- who is leading
- what the level is from absolute beginner to would-be theologian!
coMPass – building capacity for mission
Our purpose is to build capacity for mission by helping you find new or renewed excitement, depth and confidence in Christian faith.
coMPass – finding your direction
The core content will be delivered at a variety of venues on a termly basis. Anyone from across the borough will be welcome at any of the coMPass courses. The leaders of the coMPass courses are all experienced teachers in their area.
The courses running in AUTUMN 2021 are:
An Introduction to Christian faith and membership of the Church (Confirmation)
Hosted by: Barry Lotz
The Sacred in the Secular: how do Christians read fiction?
Hosted by: Carolyn Sanderson
This six-week course offers the opportunity to read and discuss the impact of Phoebe: A Story by Paula Gooder, which weaves a fictional story around some of the characters named in the Letter to the Romans, bringing to life the world of the first century Church.
New and used copies available from a number of booksellers: Abe Books, Oxfam, Eden, BUUKS.uk. It would be helpful to have read the first part (the story) before the first session.
Thursday evenings, 7.30pm, 30th Sept – 4th Nov
All sessions will be via Zoom
What is Ecumenism? A guide for the Perplexed
Hosted by: John Robertson
We will explore ecumenism, what it means, why it’s important and how it is changing. Let’s explode some myths and find some inspiration for the future!
- Where do we begin?
- Searching the Scriptures
- Unity and Diversity
- Old Ways, New Directions
- Mission and Ecumenism
- Ecumenism and Milton Keynes
Tuesday evenings, 7.30pm, 28th Sept – 9th Nov
All sessions will be via Zoom
The Trees of the Field Shall Clap their Hands… Quiet morning at Salcey Forest
Hosted by: Peter Ballantine
Saturday 2nd October: 10am – 1pm
Enjoy some time and space to reconnect faith and the natural world through guided prayer and the opportunity to reflect as you walk through beautiful Salcey Forest.
Meet at Salcey Forest Centre car park (NN7 2HX) (please note parking charges apply.)
Enjoy lunch at the Centre cafe or bring your own.
To register for one or more of the courses
Please return the tear off slip from the leaflet (below) to the Mission Partnership address with your cheque
Email us, and pay via Paypal
- The Sacred in the Secular: how do Christians read fiction?
- What is Ecumenism?
- Quiet morning at Salcey Forest
If you have any questions, do email us at email@example.com
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CTE Forum 2022 – The Hayes, Swanwick
The Churches Together in England Forum, the broadest ecumenical gathering in the country, ended on 16/3/22 with a renewed commitment that the church is ready to serve a ‘broken world’.
More than 300 delegates from CTE’s 52 national Member Churches, Bodies in Association and partner organisations met to discuss the theme ‘Reconciling Hope: A broken church for a broken world’ viewed through the lenses of racial justice and the climate emergency.