Brexit: Depart in Peace
The Revd Dr Jonathan Hustler, Secretary of the Methodist Conference, reflects on the UK leaving the European Union on 31 January
One of the festivals of the Church of which my Methodist upbringing did not make me greatly aware was Candlemas. It was only when I went up to University and took my place in an (High Church) Anglican College that I discovered the significance of the feast held on 2 February. The college was peculiar in holding its annual ball in the winter (and calling it Candlemass)...... read the rest of the article here
A prayer for Brexit day by the Revd Barbara Glasson, President of the Methodist Conference
However we feel about today
We mark this Brexit day
As people who grieve or celebrate together
Loved equally, freely and unconditionally
By the one wise all-seeing God
Either way let us hold this day gently
Giving ourselves permission to leave
Without elation or despair
Determined to love our neighbour
Support the weak and welcome the stranger
Lord of all life
Let your servants depart in peace
And live according to your Holy Law
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