/June 2000 Articles

THE NEXT QUINQUENNIUM

Andrew Burnham reviews the role of the Catholic Group in Synod 2000 - 2005 AS PREPARATIONS continue for the elections to General Synod later this year, the Catholic Group is having to turn its attention from interpreting the present to [...]

2017-06-24T16:55:23+00:00 June 2000 Articles|

THE WAY WE LIVE NOW

Changing Rooms THE FORMULA IS SIMPLE. Take an ordinary English house - by-pass suburban with bay windows would be ideal - and persuade its hapless owners to submit themselves, their home and garden, to the depredations of two rather camp [...]

2017-06-24T16:46:51+00:00 June 2000 Articles|

CHRIST OUR FUTURE

IT ALL BEGAN, as things so often do, with Fr Geoffrey Kirk. It was four years ago, in May 1996, that he first suggested to me that we should hire the London Arena in order to celebrate the coming millennium. [...]

2017-06-24T16:38:22+00:00 June 2000 Articles|

TOURING THE TE DEUMS

Stephen Beet tours the Choral Foundations of England in search of a favourite service. WERE YOU, AS I WAS, brought up to attend Choral Matins? Countless Anglicans must hold this service, the first in the Prayer Book, dear to their [...]

2017-06-24T16:36:57+00:00 June 2000 Articles|

ANCIENT AND CLASSIC

Common Worship is another opportunity missed, says Michael Moreton THE FOUR-PAGE leaflet which accompanied the Common Worship booklet recently circulated among the clergy stated that the new services 'bring together the best of both ancient and modern, classic and contemporary'. [...]

2017-06-24T16:37:18+00:00 June 2000 Articles|

COMMENT

When the Ecclesiastical Committee of Parliament finally rejected the deeply flawed Churchwardens measure (see New Directions passim) there were murmurings of General Synod limbering up for a battle royal. The "unwarranted interference" of the state in the government of the [...]

2017-06-24T16:27:30+00:00 June 2000 Articles|