And, increasingly we have been moving away from many traditions and the religious institutions that offered both guidance on how to have a good life, and stability and comfort in times of difficulty. This is especially true of the trend away from church attendance and membership. Scandals, prejudice and a perceived lack of kindness and compassion have seriously challenged the image of the church that Jesus envisioned, which was more like a community emanating from an understanding of God as unchanging divine Love.Continue Reading
Spirituality, politics and the media are three of the things most of us don’t talk about at the dinner table. Yet exploring and understanding how they intersect and influence our lives, community,and country is essential. So rather than leaving this discussion off the table, Christ Church Cathedral Victoria is boldly bringing it up for discussion in this month’s Forum Sunday, Sept 29th.
Beginning with a service at 10.30am, there will then be a lunch, followed by a panel discussion. Come whenever you can – all are welcome.