We are looking for a person who is in good standing with their faith community to take the role of chaplain (a lay person or an ordained minister).
Are you an armed Forces Veteran?
Then you are invited to share a brew and banter at the Water Eaton Church Centre.
Background The NHS Prayer Pilgrimage was born from a picture given to me (Becky Richards, the new curate of St John the Baptist, Littleworth, Stafford) in January 2015. The church was holding a day of prayer for our parish, which coincided with the final day of a six-month protest camp on the hospital field against […]
“We’ve been praying “Thy Kingdom Come” between Ascension Day and Pentecost and we know that healing and wellbeing are aspects of the kingdom Jesus came to bring, but joining in the prayer pilgrimage service at MK made me realise how much I’ve taken the NHS for granted. We need to appreciate the value of our Health Service and I hope we can develop more opportunities to celebrate and support those whose dedication makes it happen.”
Background. Rev Becky Richards, Curate at St John’s Benefice in Ingestre near Stafford, had a vision several years ago following the Stafford Hospital Enquiry. The result of prayerful discernment of this God-given picture is that Becky and a group of walkers will be making a pilgrimage from Stafford hospital to St Thomas’s in London during […]
I hosted a meeting of chaplains this evening. This was the first time that chaplains had come together in this way for a while. It was a useful gathering and we will try to repeat it on a termly basis – and see how it goes…. There are a few key issues here: The main […]