Alison Beck shares her personal journey of experiencing partial deafness, emphasizing the importance of recognizing hidden disabilities and advocating for inclusivity in churches.
On Sunday 19 November, Sunday Worship on Radio 4 was led by Lucy, Ayla, Toks, David and the preacher is Dr Rowan Williams. The service marked the 60th anniversary of 22nd November 1963, the day when CS Lewis, John F Kennedy and Aldous Huxley all died. The service reflected on the ideas they offered and the stories they told, and includes prayers for the world today.
Penelope Turton asks what Christians in rich countries should be doing about the climate crisis.
Diane Pacitti explores the historical revolutionary ideas of Gerrard Winstanley and the contemporary relevance of indigenous voices in addressing environmental crises.
Diane Pacciti introduces the radical vision of John Ball, the Peasants’ Revolt in 1381, and the Diggers and Levellers communities in the 17th century.
Joan Ishibashi shares the importance of the Three Sisters in American farming and food – maize, beans and squash.
Catherine Tidnam, St James’s Gardener, explains how we achieved Green Flag Status.
This weeks’ Thought for the Week is brought to you by the Three Sisters – corn (or maize), beans and squash – in dialogue with their human partners. These plants, tended by First Nations Americans, have flourished together for millennia, providing food for both human and more-than-human creatures. As southern Europe bakes under extreme temperatures and monocrops wither in parched fields, what stories of survival and abundance do they have to tell?
We celebrate St Francis as the saint who radically re-imagined our relationship
with the earth and the cosmos.
In June, the Food For The Ecozoic Grow Box is finally taking off! The season has been a salutary reminder that agricultural/horticultural food production is not straightforward.