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Read along with the Dean – 21-30 May 2020



Read along with the Dean – 21-30 May 2020

12 Responses to the Relevance Crisis of Christianity Table of Contents with Chapter Summaries   WHO Christian Schwarz is the leader of Natural Church Development, now a worldwide organization offering tools to help Christian church congregations toward greater health “naturally.” WHAT and WHEN On weekdays, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., during Thy Kingdom Come (Thursday, […]

Join us for God Is Indestructible



Join us for God Is Indestructible

God Is Indestructible 12 Responses to the Relevance Crisis of Christianity Christian A. Schwarz Daily studies with the Dean Weekdays at 4:00 p.m., during Thy Kingdom Come (21-31 May 2020) New research from churches in eighty-six countries around the world reveals that, throughout the last few years, there have been dramatic shifts in Christianity. In […]

Who Would Have Thought?



Who Would Have Thought?

Full confession: The first time I sent a fax, I was totally in awe. My best friend was on holiday in Scotland and we had just had a fax machine installed in our office. The very idea that she was receiving my words at the same time as I was pressing that button… Well, let’s […]

Faith Alive! Deep Dive



Faith Alive! Deep Dive

Some are asking: What is a “Faith Alive! Deep Dive?” Faith Alive! is our Cathedral programme of preparation for confirmation, reaffirmation of faith or reception into the Anglican Church. Both “classes” and “sessions” with participants and their mentors comprise the programme content. Specifically, the classes are opportunities when all meet on a Wednesday evening for […]

Studies in Lent 2018



Studies in Lent 2018

Ash Wednesday is a moveable fast day in the Church calendar, this year falling on 14 February. The date of Ash Wednesday is determined by the date of Easter each year, which is 01 April in 2018. While not as early as it can be, Easter is relatively early this year determined by the “Paschal […]

Monday morning drop-in: Sharing Christianity outside the church walls



Monday morning drop-in: Sharing Christianity outside the church walls

Tasty sandwiches and warm socks aren’t the only things handed out to people in need at the Monday morning drop-in run by the cathedral’s outreach committee. Archdeacon Pat Drummond always gives a blessing of praise and thanksgiving to start the morning’s activities. At first, the clatter of dishes and chatter of voices would continue. But […]