Growing Faith

               Parish Online Autumn Bible Study: Journey through Autumn with the Parables of Jesus

Everyone is very welcome to join our Parish online Bible Study course starting on Tuesdays from 15th September 2020.  It is being led by our Parish Reader Minister, Carrie Myers, with our Curate, Rev’d Jono Haynes.  Please feel free to email or phone Rev’d Jono: [email protected]  07841908 382.

                                                       Parish of Putney’s: Adults Exploring Faith Course

Been coming to church and want to visit or revisit the foundations of our faith?  Don’t know much about Christianity and would love to learn more?  Thinking of getting Baptised or Confirmed? Would value time with a small group or adults exploring faith in an open, inquisitive, supportive way? Then book in Wednesday evenings during September and October: 16th, 23rd, 30th September; 7th, 14th, 21st October; and 11th November 2020.  Please feel free to contact Rev’d John [email protected] for further details.  To book a place please email our Parish Records Clerk, Antonia Wainman [email protected]

                                                        Diocese of Southwark: Bishop’s Certificate

 For those of you interested in further developing your faith the Diocese’s annual Growing in Faith and Life course will be taking place between September 2020 and June 2021. Those who complete the course are awarded the Bishop’s Certificate in Discipleship. The six modules cover the Old and New Testaments; the history of the church and what it means to be Anglican; what Christians believe; living and praying as a follower of Jesus; and putting your future into God’s hands.

The following link contains more info:

https://southwark.anglican.org/discipleship-mission-vocation/discipleship-ministry/the-bishops-certificate

 For an application form, email [email protected] or telephone 020 7939 9475.

 Please feel free to contact Julie in the St Mary’s office, Rev’d John or Rev’d Jono  if you would like to be put in touch with fellow parishioners who have undertaken this course or would like to chat further.

Theology in the Pub meets on Monday evenings 8pm for 8.15pm start as an informal discussion group which meets at the Bricklayer’s Arms, 32 Waterman St, Putney, London SW15 1DD.

Breathing Space Tuesdays 9.30 pm for 9.45 pm for quiet, candlelit Christian mindfulness meditation in church. Finishes by 10.15

Wednesday lunchtime Eucharist 12.30 in church – Many stay to share a café lunch

Believing Belonging Behaving Becoming A 4 week course for adults wanting to learn more about the Christian faith run from time to time.

Parish Eucharist – 10am service for all the family.

Caritas – 6pm service for quiet contemplation.

Prayer - Spiritual Backpacking

Some prayer and meditations apps and websites for people wanting to pray, reflect or meditate outside of these times of prayer – either on the move or at home…

 Pray as you go (available in the Apple App Store)

Listen to 12-15 minutes of music, guided prayer a Bible reading a short reflection…

https://pray-as-you-go.org/home

Taketime (available in the Apple App Store)

A relaxed guided meditation of either 5, 10, or 15 minutes. Anyone can use these meditations regardless of background or religion, and you can meditate anywhere you like…

https://taketime.org.uk/find-out-more-about-ignation-meditation/

Read and Reflect

A Daily Dig – deep thought for the day, and a Daily Prayer

www.plough.com

Mobile Bible App

A daily Bible Reading with a reflection to help you begin a daily pattern of Bible Reading and Prayer

https://dailyaudiobible.com

For something a bit meatier

Godpod – a regular podcast released at the beginning of every month. Religious “experts” get together to talk about burning issues over a supply of coffee and biscuits

www.sptc.htb.org/godpod/

Audiobooks: 

The Bible in One Year – Read by David Suchet

The Psalms – Read by David Suchet