A meditation day was held at St Paul’s Church in Wokingham to bring the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence to people’s attention. The Assistant Curate, Mother Julie Mintern, was key; she lead prayers at the beginning and then every half hour until 3pm. The day was based on “Souls of our Shoes”, a Scottish initiative seen at this years General Meeting in Edinburgh. Donated shoes had short notes such as might have been written by ladies or men who had been subject to violence in a relationship. The display was left in church for the whole 16 days for those who visit the church to see.
Verse of the Day
“For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” — Jeremiah 29:11-13 Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.