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A start to 2018 (31/01/18)

As the first month of the New Year passes, daylight hours are expanding and new growth is emerging as the seasons continue their inexorable progression, reminding us of God’s ‘post flood’ promise: ‘seed time and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night shall not cease… while the earth remains’. And, while the…

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Dementia-friendly Carol Services (12/12/17)

With Christmas fast approaching, Faith in Later Life was asked “Our church is wanting to put on a dementia-friendly carol service this year. Have you any resources, ideas, advice or counsel for us?” That church was very appreciative of the combined advice from contributors to the website and we are circulating that to help any…

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London City Mission work with those in later life (30/11/17)

As one of the five Charities launching Faith in Later Life last month, London City Mission dedicated the Autumn edition of its quarterly magazine – “Changing London” – to articles and accounts of its work with older people under the title – “NOT FORGOTTEN”. The Contents page includes headings such as: Greying Gracefully – “God’s…

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Press Report of the Launch (03/11/17)

Commenting on the launch of Faith in Later Life two weeks ago, the Church Times reported: “New resources to help churches reach out to Britain’s ageing population and “release the potential” of society’s increasing number of elderly have been launched this week. Five charities have joined together to create a website, Faith in Later Life,…

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Faith in Later Life Launched (14/10/17)

Two years after the first discussions about launching a new initiative to help churches in their work with seniors, the five charities sponsoring the initiative went back to the House of Lords on Tuesday this week to launch Faith in Later Life. Lord Mackay very kindly agreed to host the event which also saw some…

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