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Director's Letter June 2021

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June 2021 - A Letter from the Director

June 2021 - A Letter from the Director

A letter from the Director

A letter from the Director

Director's Letter June 2021

Dear ReSource friend,

I am delighted to be sending you the Summer edition of the ReSource Newsletter, which I hope you will enjoy reading. As the Covid-19 restrictions begin to loosen, with the prospect of churches meeting again in-person as well as continuing to meet online, this feels increasingly like a kairos moment, a defining moment for the church’s future life and mission. So, we have asked our contributors to reflect on the question ‘What Now?’. What is God asking of the church, as its first priorities, as we move into a post-pandemic season?

I’m also pleased that our new Director, Christopher Landau, introduces himself in this edition of the Newsletter. I am delighted that Bishop John Holbrook and the ReSource Trustees discerned, from a strong field of candidates, that God was calling Christopher to be my successor. We shall have a month of handover in September before Christopher takes up the reins in October. Do keep Christopher, Carolyn and the children, in your prayers as they move to Telford in August. I’m also pleased that we have been able to appoint the Revd Jolyon Trickey to our staff as part-time Manager of the Alongside Scheme. Jolyon will introduce himself more fully in the Autumn Newsletter.

Thank you, too, for your prayers, for my wife Anne who is undergoing cancer treatment at the moment. We have felt wonderfully loved and supported. Please find enclosed the ReSource Prayer Diary for July through to September.

This mailing comes with love and prayer, and my very best wishes.

The Ven. Kevin Roberts

Director of ReSource

PS. If there is anything specific that we can pray for you or your church please let us know on prayer@resource-arm.net or phone 01952 371300 

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The Ven Kevin Roberts

ReSource Minister, Alongside Companion

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 Testimonial

"On the Saturday morning of our first ever Church Weekend, we were led to think about deepening our relationships with each other and with God and explored the direction in which our small and ordinary church was going. The challenge being, are we happy to paddle on the edges of worship when full immersion in the life of Christ would help us to renew ourselves, deepen our discipleship and widen our mission?"
Roger and Andrea Offord, St Mary’s, Sprotbrough