The Real Meaning of Christmas – Fr David Fisher

‘Christmas! It’s for the children really.’ That’s what the man in the pub said, and his mates nodded in agreement. ‘And is perishing expensive too!’ said another, and all nodded agreement again.  Well, it seemed to make sense.  After all Christmas begins sometime in October; the council puts out the Christmas Lights, TV adverts [...]

2021-12-03T11:22:41+00:00December 3rd, 2021|Categories: Resources|

Healthy Churches Initiative

Five years ago at an Ebbsfleet Lay Congress the then Archdeacon Missioner of Coventry Diocese, Morris Rodham, introduced the Natural Church Development approach to growing healthy churches which has been a key part of his Diocese’s strategy for the last decade. Emerging from a worldwide academic study into the characteristics of churches, it has identified [...]

2021-11-19T15:13:49+00:00September 19th, 2021|Categories: Resources|

Deans Meeting

The Ebbsfleet Council of Priests has met at the Royal Foundation of St Katharines London to make some strategic plans to ensure the Ebssfleet parishes are both supported and encouraged during the Episcopal vacancy.  This meeting was jointly convened by the Bishops of Wakefield and Richborough and we were joined by the Director of Forward [...]

2021-11-19T15:08:44+00:00April 3rd, 2021|Categories: Resources|
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