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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 »

Faith and Fitness event – will you join me?

The woman issued the commands. ‘Arms, body, legs, body, arms!’ No, this wasn’t some strange version of heads, shoulders, knees and toes, rather this was me attempting to learn how to use a rowing machine. The voice was that of Susan my personal instructor as she gave me the sequence of steps for efficient and... Read more »

The Director tweets

All this week, the Director is tweeting on: Tweets by OurCofELike She is recording the day to day activities of the Guild – follow to find out how she is working to promote the Guild and the healing ministry of the church. It is amazing to see the comments, and to connect with a new... Read more »