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St Aidan’s Anglican Girls School

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World Café at school

“Dialogical tools such as World Café are really helpful in introducing students to ways of talking about serious topics, and for managing conversations where there may be different, strongly-held opinions,” says The Rev’d Gillian Moses from St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School

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A school sacristan’s thoughts on “Embracing Joy”

“We must treat each part of the body kindly to maintain a healthy relationship with our whole body. Thus, it only makes sense that we should love and care for everyone. It does not come down to some being more important than others, but rather that we are all people made in God’s image, which is reason enough to celebrate our diversity,” says St Aidan’s Anglican Girls’ School sacristan Monica Behrenbruch

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What might church look like beyond…?

“Synod’s open space dialogues in 2019 served to start important conversations about the future of the Church. Within our Diocesan community, groups are continuing to use innovative approaches to dialogue, such as open space and talking circles, to explore important topics,” says Dr Stephen Harrison, as he tells us about an exciting early November open space event

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Mother Emma’s Day

“Mother Emma was renowned for her love of children and her gentle nature, and was considered a bastion of calmness and serenity, although underneath that exterior…was a strength and determination to face challenges and expand the Society of the Sacred Advent and its reach,” says Archives Researcher Adrian Gibb on Mother Emma Crawford SSA, who is commemorated in the Lectionary on 9 March