Finding yourself and Life in following the way of Jesus

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the implications of Jesus’ teachings in Matthew 16: 21-28, where Jesus had to tell the disciples that this Messiah would suffer and die and then rise from the dead. In this text Jesus gets very angry with Peter, and reminds all the disciples that they are going to need to deny themselves and pick […]

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Two New Curates for St Lukes Church from Sept 2017

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We are very much looking forward to welcoming our two new Curates to expand our priestly  ministry team by literally a 300% increase in time.  We welcome our new Senior Curate, Revd Sandra Schloss and our new NSM Curate, Revd Collins Durueke to St Luke’s. Sandra will be licensed at St Luke’s Church on Weds 6th September at 7.30pm by […]

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Welcome to three new members of the Wellspring New Monastic Community at St Lukes

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on Sunday 30th July 2017, in the Evening Service of St Luke’s, three new members joined our Wellspring New Monastic Community. So we want to say a very big welcome to: Jaime Creeth Barton Creeth Megan Barford who all committed to the seasonal vows.  This is very exciting and expands the numbers involved in the Community as: Participants: Elsa Marshall […]

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New Monasticism and mission to homeless youth in New York by Adam Bucko

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In this the second of two podcasts led by Adam Bucko in dlialogue with the Wellspring Community Peckham, Adam Bucko explores the realities and challenges of using a contemplative approach as the medium of engagement with traumatised homeless youth.  Adam Bucko is a founder of a new monastic community in New York City and is an Ordinand in training to […]

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Open Hearts as Good Soil, an interpretation of the Parable of the Sower by Collins Durueke

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In this podcast recorded on tthe 17th July 2017, Collins Durueke explores the gospel parable of the Sower, to explore the connection between the Kingdom of God, the openness of our hearts to God, and our effectiveness as Christians in the world. You can subscribe to this podcast for free by iTunes by clicking here.

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Mission, Inclusivity and being a Compassionate Church by Collins Durueke

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In this podcast on the 18th June 2017, Collins Durueke explores the theme of compassion, mission and inclusivity from Matthew 9.35 – 10.8 [9-23].  This  was recorded on the 1st Sunday after Trinity, at St Luke’s Peckham. You can subscribe to this podcast for free by iTunes by clicking here.

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Samaritan Fund St Lukes – An Update and Appeal for more funds for desperate local people

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I am pleased to say that in the last four months we have been able to help 14 desperate families and individuals to keep going when they have not had enough money for food, gas or electricity.  These have all been local residents and one local asylum seeker in the parish. We have funded this totally by generous donations made […]

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Reflections on Post-Truth, Brexit and Trump as signs of pain and disappointment in our humanity in a post-Christian age

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Whether we like to face it or not, but both the vote for Brexit and Trump are a sign not just in the sense of disenfranchisement, but there is also a palpable sense of disappointment with life particularly the ongoing struggle with the pain of life.  I do think this situation is largely due to the reduction of religion and […]

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Developing the New Monastic Society of the Holy Trinity in 2017

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After a number of significant dialogues, the Wellspring Community, the New Monastic Community of St Luke’s Peckham, is planning to be part of a developing and very new form of religious community, in what is seeking to be recognised formerly in the Church of England as an ‘Acknowledged Religious Community’. In a new experiment in the Church of England, it […]

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Stewardship 1: Jesus’ teaching on discipleship and the call to generous stewardship

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In this podcast, the first in a series addressing stewardship, Ian Mobsby explores the gospel reading of Luke 20.27-38, where the Saducees attempt to ridicule Jesus because of the claims of eteneral life.  Ian explores the basis so Christian understanding of discipleship and the key place of stewardship as an important commitment and element of seeing that our lives and […]

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