Entries by Maranda St John Nicolle

Bishop Ossie’s Centenary Sermon

The Rt Revd Oswald Swartz, Bishop of Kimberley and Kuruman, delivered this sermon at a service in Dorchester Abbey to mark the centenary of the Kimberley and Kuruman Diocese. It’s a wonderful portrait of Kimberley and Kuruman – and of what it means to be linked. Download it here: K&K Centenary Sermon – Dorchester Abbey

Oxford Centre for Mission Studies

“OCMS is an independent Christian charity, based in the beautiful and ancient city of learning in Oxford, England. Truly international in its leadership, fully inter­denomina­tional in its reach, and deeply evangelical from its roots to its mission, OCMS brings the world’s church together under one roof to research, reflect and respond to challenges faced across […]

The Mothers’ Union

“Mothers’ Union is an international Christian membership charity that aims to demonstrate the Christian faith in action through the transformation of communities worldwide.” It is “working with people of all faiths and none in 83 countries to promote stable marriage, family life and the protection of children through praying, enabling and campaigning.” For more information, […]

United Society (USPG)

The United Society (USPG) is “a church-based charity working in direct partnership with Anglican Churches around the world.” It was founded in 1701, and “for over 300 years we have been sharing God’s love through practical action, and seeing lives transformed.” The society’s goal is “to help more and more people ‘take hold of the […]

Manna

MANNA, a UK registered charity works with three Anglican dioceses, Lebombo and Niassa in Mozambique and Angola. The relationships between MANNA, the Bishops, and these churches are the cornerstones of our work. For more information, visit http://www.manna-anglican.org

Latin Link

“Latin Link is an international community with a calling to love and serve God and our neighbour. Most members of Latin Link work in Latin American countries; some work with Latin Americans in other parts of the world. Others go from Latin America to work in Europe and elsewhere.” For more information on Latin Link, go […]

Helping Sri Lanka after the Floods

You may have read about the devastating floods and landslides in Sri Lanka a few weeks ago. If your parish would like to help the Church of Ceylon (the Anglican Church in Sri Lanka) with its relief efforts, the details for contributing may be found here. You can also find updates about the situation on […]

Report on European Matters – February 2015

European Matters Resources and courses Resources for worship The Church of Norway has the orders for a wedding and for the principal Sunday service (with or without Communion) in English translation. These can be found at http://kirken.no/globalassets/kirken.no/om-troen/liturgier-oversatt/the-order-for-a-wedding.pdf and http://kirken.no/globalassets/kirken.no/om-troen/liturgier-oversatt/the-order-of-the-principal-service.pdf respectively. The former is, obviously, a resource for those dealing with weddings between UK and Norwegian […]