The Possibility of Difference

Rector Marcus Green had his new book The Possibility of Difference published by Kevin Mayhew Ltd last week. Here, he reflects on two launch events held to celebrate the book's publication. For me, as I look back, just a few days on, at the two launch events for my new book last weekend, the most remarkable thing is - how much I can’t remember! OK - so here are some headlines. Some facts. There were over seventy people at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford on Friday, and around half that number in Steeple Aston the day after. The first event was the big public launch, the second a chance for folk in our parishes to celebrate and enjoy the occasion. At Christ Church, we had bishops. Three of th

HoverAid Harvest

Our Harvest Charity this year is HoverAid. HoverAid work in Madagascar, taking medical and emergency relief to people who get cut off from the rest of the world by the extreme weather that hits the island mercilessly year by year. Over 92% of people on Madagascar live below the poverty line, and many of them are unreachable by road for much of the time. HoverAid use river systems to find communities and serve them with food, clean water and medical help. All three churches will collect for HoverAid at their Harvest Festival Services on September 30th. In addition, our Rector, Revd Marcus Green, was contacted by HoverAid and asked if he would take part in a special fundraiser the Saturday aft

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