Framed as a mini-interview, the Revd. Alastair Bissell reflects on his experiences as an RAF Chaplain. He recalls how he has been involved in supporting colleagues in spiritually and pastorally significant moments, and how the military marks Remembrance. He also relates how his Great-Uncle, renowned Methodist peace campaigner, Burt Bissell, can inspire us to work for peace. (5minutes 30 seconds; subtitled)
God’s plan for the birth of his son is not quite what you would expect for the King of Kings! His plan to most people would be considered completely upside down – born in a stable, unexpected visitors and very strange gifts!
In this Vlog, we take you through the steps to creating an Instagram account for your church, and talk you through some of the additional features to help you get started.
A video from the Methodist Church chaplaincy and evangelism event.
This Christmas presentation using an OutoftheBox approach could be used in schools, care homes or with faith communities. You can download the script from www.outoftheboxtraining.org
The Revd. Ian Brown (RAF Chaplain) reflects on how Remembrance came to mean something personal to him and why it is important that we remember those who have given everything for others. (2minutes 30 seconds; subtitled)
The Revd. Richard Smith (Army Chaplain) brings us a reflection on what Remembrance means for soldiers today from the Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery in the Netherlands (1 minute 45 seconds)
The Revd. Mark Noakes (Royal Navy Chaplain) connects Methodists’ recollection of John Wesley’s experience on Aldersgate Sunday with the nation’s marking of Remembrance Sunday. He notes that we can choose to mark Remembrance Sunday in order to make better choices and avoid the worst mistakes in future. Should you wish to print them out, the words of Mark’s reflection are contained in the Remembrance Resource linked above. (3 minutes 30 seconds)