Sacraments

#575 I'm writing about the #eucharist as a #sacrament at the moment and have been struck by how far away from #Jewishfellowshipmeals this has come. What is so special about a eucharist service? What do we do in them that is about us rather than God? Is every eucharist a #divineencounter? We had an #americana... Continue Reading →

The sacrament of baptism

#411 #day23 saw me back on placement with three services, one of which was a #baptism. #water, as something that #cleanses, is key here and I was struck by its symbolism. Ten years ago, on interview for #teachertraining I had used water as an artefact for a lesson demonstration. It is something that each major... Continue Reading →

Tradition or accessibility?

#377 Life this week seems quite fixed around #cranmer and his #sacramentaltheology. Whilst slightly hard-going literature, reading specifically around Cranmer's theology of the #eucharist and how that informed the #liturgy he wrote has got me thinking. How often do our #beliefs and #actions match? Do we say one thing and do another, or do we... Continue Reading →

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