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Somewhere, over the rainbow ...

Our preachers and worship leaders enjoyed an away day on 20 June when 21 of us went to Norwood and took part in a quiet day, on the theme of rainbows. We were led by Katharine Cheney, who is our District Link for Reflect, the Methodist Spirituality Network. She provided this lovely worship focus and talked through various aspects of our day to day lives, assigning a colour of the rainbow to each one – material things, relationships, spirituality, health, harmony, learning, and communication. All of these things need to be in balance, if we are to have the wholeness God wants for us. After hearing from Katharine, we had time with the notes she had prepared, to sit in the quiet, or walk (in the rain!) and reflect on each aspect.

It was lovely to be at Norwood and to spend time together, and have time to listen to what God might be saying.

This has been part of a programme of quiet spaces for preachers and worship leaders, as we seek to deepen our relationship with God, and our hope is that this will become obvious in the worship we lead. There will be a circuit quiet day in August, open to all, so if you have yet to experience one, why not join us, and we will see where God leads us in the quiet.

Rev Christine

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