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St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace is consecrated for Christian worship and we hold a monthly service of Holy Communion in the nave. People of all Christian denominations are welcome to celebrate. People of all faiths and none are most welcome to attend and to receive a blessing if they wish.

We use a traditional liturgy and the service will include readings and an address from our Chaplains. Our Chaplains help shape and deliver our programme for the Christian Fellowship on Christian Peacemaking in the 21st Century.

 

 

Rt. Rev. Dr. Trevor Musonda Selwyn Mwamba

Rector of Barking,
Vicar of St Margaret’s,
Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Chelmsford
Formerly Bishop of Botswana

“Dialogue is an attitude of love, that is the Christian way”

The Revd Oliver Ross

Rector, St Olave Hart Street
Guild Vicar, St Katharine Cree
Area Dean of the City

“Two churches with one mission – to give space for grace in the 21st century”

 

Rev Peter Owen Jones

Vicar of Firle, Glynde and Beddingham
Broadcaster

On his learning after his experience of many faiths;

“Honouring a priests’ role in terms of humility and in embodying love.”

Father David Cherry

Assistant Curate, St Augustine Kilburn
Tutor at London Centre for Spirituality on the Ignatian Spirituality Course

“How is God calling you to serve others?”

 

 

 

St Ethelburga’s prayer for an end to violence

God of life,

Every act of violence in our world, between myself and another, destroys a part of your creation.

Stir in my heart a renewed sense of reverence for all life.

Give me the vision to recognise your spirit in every human being, however they behave towards me.

Make possible the impossible by cultivating in me the fertile seed of healing love.

May I play my part in breaking the cycle of violence by realising that peace begins with me.