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We be jammin with Ness [Wales].

[08.07]

Hi, welcome to our virtual coffee shop. Pull up a chair, take the load of your feet. Let's chat.

So who are you, where you from, what do you do in life?
ness, welsh valley, think a lot, study basic theology with south wales baptist college/ cardiff uni part time, 3 children older an younger, finished my job suffer with depression leaving church instit...... umm after bout 14yrs

Can I get you a drink? Cappucino, earl grey, dandelion and burdock, pale ale?
red wine

Would you like a doughnut or pastry to go with that?
um some nuts thanks.

So, if you had to describe the church/project/experiment/thingy you are currently involved with in one sentence, what would that sentence be?
community folk jam evening in a pub with spiritual input

Are you an instigator? / new recruit? / have absolutely no recollection of how you got involved?
umm bit of an instigator .

What do you value most about being part of it?
freedom revelation expression experience inclusion

What excites you most about it?
it's another kind of reformation maybe even more of a revelation not sure beyond my thinking capacity

Has anyone ever turned up out of the blue not knowing what to expect?
What did they say?

only done jam night in pub with some followers of jesus involved everyone else wasn't

Three words that describe your attitude to 'being church' in the big wide world: emerging characteristics definitely no longer church instituation

Three words that DON'T:
instituation dogma sacred/secular divide

You have this weird dream - you meet Jesus face to face.
Where does it happen, what does he say to you?

in an orchard lets talk feast dance and laugh

What's the big secret you're itching to share with everyone?
emerging/emergent community non dogmatic following of jesus

What would your 'emerging church survival kit' contain?
alchohol food music listening skills appreciation of experience comradship umm the holy spirits' presence in among and beyond us

Anything else you'd like to share with us before you have to rush off?
nope

Thanks. Good to see you. Have a good day!

 


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