The Rev'd Penny Jones

Director of Formation, St Francis College, Milton and Priest-in-Charge, The Parish of Auchenflower-Milton

The Rev'd Penny Jones

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The Rev’d Penny Jones is the Director of Formation at St Francis College, Milton and Priest-in-Charge of The Parish of Auchenflower-Milton. Penny has Masters degrees in English literature and theology from the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford. She is a qualified dance and drama teacher, Interplay facilitator, spiritual director and labyrinth facilitator, with a particular interest in the interface between spirituality and the body.


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Chewing the cud of scripture: lectio divina

Lectio divina just means ‘divine reading’ – it means above all a slow, reflective reading of scripture and can be compared to allowing the words of scripture to gently dissolve in our hearts and minds. It is the spiritual version of ‘slow food’,” says The Rev’d Penny Jones as she takes us through how to practise this ancient form of contemplative prayer as a group


Julian of Norwich: 'all shall be well'

“Julian’s well known phrase that ‘all shall be well, and all shall be well and all manner of thing shall be well’ comes from a place of great depth that assists us as we, too, face serious global health challenges in the COVID-19 environment,” says The Rev’d Penny Jones on Julian of Norwich, who is marked in our Lectionary on 8 May


Finding myself in an enforced sabbath

“If we all hold our world before God in this time, we will surely come through this period with a deeper faith and a greater intimacy with God and one another…and if you find yourself in an enforced sabbath, as I have, sing (and draw) praise to God,” says The Rev’d Penny Jones