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Jos Strengholt

New “Monasticism” Needed

With the Christian faith becoming more sidelined in the Western World, there is a greater need for community-initiatives of people who commit to each other and to some common tasks.  We see these communities spring up everywhere: groups of   people who commit to serving their neighbourhoods, to regular common prayer, to common study, to helping one another.

I expect this to increase more, especially also in the light of social security systems being overstretched and in the light for loneliness in our individualised societies. Should this be promoted? Or is it a matter of ‘let us see what happens’?  

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Agenda

Sunday 22 July

5pm Lead worship service in Arnhem

Sunday 22 July

6.30pm Church Council meeting in Arnhem

Tuesday 24 July

3pm Fly to Egypt

Friday 27 July

all day: Filming in Anafora

Saturday 28 July

all day: Filming in Anafora

Sunday 5 August

5pm Worship service in Nijmegen

Sunday 5 August

6.30pm Potluck in Nijmegen

Thursday 9 August

2.30pm Home Communion in Wageningen

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