a space to encounter God Self and others in silance, reflective activity, creativity, community
'Holy ground is work in progress and will be shaped by those who come .... hosted by Trinity Methodist Church .... open to spiritual travellers from any church or none'
I went to the first evening (11th Oct) entiled 'In the Presence of the creator: reflecting on the wonder and worry of creation'. The next evening is Waiting for the Light: how do we wait in hope when darkness is all around. reflections for Advent in music, images and words (29 Nov)
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The centre piece was a creation table and the reading of the Genesis creation narrative.
Very simple and very moving.
then 4 activity stations
Chaos - newspaper clips and cuttings pinned onto a board
Order - laminated images cut up and as puzzles to be put back together
Creativity - clay modelling tro draw out individual creativity
Blessings - a 'mind map' of words of blessing around community, family, friends
Ambient music and reflective space
The evening was finished off with poem and (Cain) blessing
deep peace, pure white of the moon to youdeep peace, pure green of the grass to youdeep peace, pure brown of the earth to youdeep peace, pure grey of the dew to youdeep peace, pure blue of the sky to youdeep peace of the running wave to youdeep peace of the flowing air to youdeep peace of the quiet earth to youdeep peace of the shining stars to youdeep peace of the Son of Peace to you