Author Archives: Alison Walker

Justice Conversations – what do you think?

What does a just world look like to you? Perhaps it’s a place where everyone has more than enough to eat? Where every child in the world has a happy childhood? Where nonviolence is seen as the best way of … Continue reading

Cambridge Churches Homeless Project update

This update comes from December 2021, the beginning of the ‘season’. December 2021 Hello, We have had a great start to our ninth consecutive Winter Season; welcoming back our Volunteers and introducing Crossways on Chesterton Road, one of our projects … Continue reading

Castle View – Minister’s Letter May 2022

Sup teenagers, this one is for you! (Well, I’ve tried and now we’re all embarrassed, but if you are years 9 and 11, I’m thinking of you in particular). You have dealt with changes to curriculum, uncertainty that exams will … Continue reading

Castle View – Minister’s letter March 2022

Dear Friends, “God bless those who suffer from the common cold. Nature has entered into them; Has led them aside and gently lain them low To contemplate life from the wayside; To consider human frailty; To receive the deep and … Continue reading

Services in January and February

UPDATE: On Sunday 30th January we will show the service which is being zoomed live from Histon church. Please contact us if you would like the zoom details so you can join at home. The hope is that worship will … Continue reading

Minister’s letter – December

Dear friends, Lights are reappearing outside our houses. It feels as if the inhabitants of the houses, although snug inside, are expressing their desire to reach out, shining into the darkness to light our way and remind us that although … Continue reading

Minister’s letter – November: Climate Justice For All

Dear Friends, “It’s very irritating when they talk, but don’t do”. Yes, your majesty, I entirely agree! The Queen was speaking informally about COP26, and she’s right, it is time for everyone to take action to remedy the effects of … Continue reading

October 2021 – Minister’s letter

Dear Friends, Ah the season of “mists and mellow fruitfulness” has returned (Ode to Autumn John Keats). Autumn is my favourite time of year, with lingering warmth and coolness that is just enough for me to find my socks again. … Continue reading

Day of Prayer – Climate Change

East Anglia Methodist District Video: As the world approaches the critical COP 26 Climate Change Conference to be hosted by the UK in November (1st – 14th), our East Anglia District is holding a Day of Prayer on … Continue reading

A European perspective

I promise this has nothing to do with the pros and cons of Brexit! I’m lucky to serve on the European Methodist Council, which provides a forum for the different branches of European Methodism to support each … Continue reading