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The Reader - Autumn 2019 (07/11/19)

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The Reader - Winter 2019

Lay Ministry - What Next? Transforming Ministry; Renewing the Vision; Diverse, Different, Dynamic; Missional, stipendiary, holistic and lay; Following God's Call. Also: 2019 Festival of Preaching; Hospital Chaplaincy; Prayer; Key Words in the New Testament.
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The Reader - Autumn 2019

The Psalms: Longing for an Intimacy with God; For All Ages; A Language for Every Emotion;; Psals of Violence; A Personal Response; Responding Imaginatively. Also: More Details of Early Women Readers; Living our Lives More Fruitfully for Christ; Fearing the Lord?; Celtic Christianity; A Ministry of Prayer; Readers in Ecumenical Perspective.
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The Reader - Summer 2019

Celebrating 50 years of women in Reader ministry: A year to remember; Rosamund Essex; Dorothy Dalder;A Reader for fifty years (nearly); A pioneer for women's ministry;Reader ministry in the 1970s; A ministry in its own right; From Mr to Mrs to Miss - one Reader's journey. Also Second chair leadership;Influential leadership; Communion by Extension; Care for animals; Dementia.
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The Reader - Spring 2019

Safeguarding: Everyone's Responsibility; The Heart of the Gospel; Online Safety; When Home is not a Safe Place. Also Key Words in the New Testament; Lent 2019; Reader and Teacher.
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