The Spring edition of the NJPN newsletter leads with a reflection on the ‘Truer meaning of Sabbath’, written by John Bell of the Iona Community. We are reminded of the message of Pope Francis in LaudatoSi’ that
‘the present parlous state of the planet’s ecology indicates that a Sabbath for the earth is equally significant for the survival of rich and poor’
The NJPN Swanwick conference in July will seek to develop this notion of BEAUTY and SABBATH as fundamental to the way we relate to God, ourselves, each other, creation, our life in society.
Niall Cooper, Director of Church Action on Poverty, offers a personal reflection on his 20 years in the post. He speaks of dignity and truth and the intrinsic worth of all people.
‘Working Together for Justice and Peace’ celebrates the ecumenical working of East Grinstead Justice & Peace Group.
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The autumn edition of the NJPN newsletter leads with a report from the annual Swanwick conference, where those present were challenged to work for a new way of ‘doing politics’. A political system which works for all people.
Following her first time at Swanwick, Katrina Rigby has written a moving reflection on her experience of the conference entitled ‘The start of a journey for years to come’
We can also read about the ongoing challenges faced by a family as they commit to living as a ‘justice and peace family’
The speaking personally column features Barbara Butler, a patron of NJPN, who is executive secretary of Christians Aware, an international and interdenominational educational charity.
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‘The Hidden Victims of Crime’ In the lead article Katherine Copperthwaite tells us of a project undertaken by Pact, working with Place2BE to support children affected by the imprisonment of a parent.
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Small acts of beauty by small groups of people still carry the potential to change the world. Joy Mead
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