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The Denis Duncan Lecture 2018

On Thursday 15th November, King’s College Chapel was full for our annual lecture. People had come from all over the UK, to hear one of Scotland’s top theologians speak on health and the church and The Revd Dr Doug Gay did not disappoint. The lecture was erudite, yet grounded in the practical, and contained clear... Read more »

Green Health Awards

THE CHURCH TIMES GREEN HEALTH AWARDS The Green Health Awards celebrate the efforts made by churches and Christian organisations to use gardens and churchyards creatively for well-being. Gardeners have always understood the power of gardens and gardening to heal the mind, body and spirit, but in recent years accepted wisdom has been backed up by... Read more »

Summer 2018 Chrism published

The Summer edition (vol.55, no.1) of Chrism is about to be mailed out to members of The Raphael Insitute and other subscribers. The issue contains an article from pharmacologist Prof Helen Leathard on medical analogies for the prayer ministry, a paper from Clinical director of the Marylebone centre of healing and counselling Dr. Suzanne Hyde... Read more »

The Hurdles in my Mind – Faith and Fitness

Daley Thompson was a lucozade swigging all round Black British decathlete with his monster tash and tidy fro, he did a bit of everything but one of his events was the hurdles. This 5/5 fitness drive is exposing some internal hurdles I have to overcome in order to have a chance of ongoing success. One... Read more »

The Revd Elizabeth Baxter honoured at Lambeth Palace

Thirsk priest honoured by Archbishop of Canterbury Each year the Archbishop of Canterbury presents a range of awards to people he considers to have given exception service to the community.  Among these in 2018 was Rev Elizabeth Baxter, Executive Director of Holy Rood House in Sowerby, Thirsk, who received the  Langton Award for Community Service... Read more »