Credo

Here’s my latest article for the ‘Credo Column in the Newark Advertiser. Last August I wrote in ‘Credo’ about a new initiative that I wanted to try out in Newark – Pub Theology. At the time, whilst I knew that I wanted to give it a go and I thought that it had a chance of working, there were no guarantees that it would be … Continue reading Credo

Desert Island Discs

I think that Desert Island Discs is the best programme on the radio – never miss it. I’ve just caught up with this week’s edition featuring leading cosmologist Professor Carlos Frenk. Cosmologists are scientists who specialise in looking at the origin and evolution of the universe. So there’s a lot of discussion in this edition about the Big Bang, Dark Matter and Dark Energy. (Don’t … Continue reading Desert Island Discs

Credo

Here’s the text of my latest article for the Newark Advertiser published on 08 September 2017. Mark Taylor This column’s title – ‘Credo’ – means ‘I believe’. Everyone has beliefs. These can be opinions, or confidence in something that can’t be proved. Many religious people have a set of beliefs, and sometimes these are gathered together in statements that are called creeds. Of course there … Continue reading Credo

Mencap

On Wednesday 28 June Newark Mencap held a coffee afternoon in our church hall. Mencap have  hired out our Church Hall from Monday to Thursday for the last couple of years to run their ‘Avenue Programme’ for people with learning disabilities. The hall was full to overflowing with the regular attendees, volunteers, family members and friends. 5 members of the church also attend to offer our … Continue reading Mencap