We’re taking the Bishop’s Bible Challenge

We are taking part in Bishop Julian’s Bible Challenge – getting to know the Scriptures better – starting with St. John’s Gospel.

For six weeks this Autumn St. Mary Magdalene’s are taking Bishop Julian’s challenge to get to know the Scriptures better.
*A small “try – out team” have already taken the challenge and found it interesting, stimulating and, of course, challenging.
*A video explaining the challenge will be shown before the services on September 22nd and 29th. It will include comments from the “try – out team”
*130 named copies of “Knowing the Scriptures Better” will be distributed to members of the congregation.

*An audio copy of the booklet and the Gospel of John is available for anyone who would find it easier to listen than to read.

*The booklet “Uncover John – Gospel” will be given to the young people and “Diary of a Disciple” to the children.
*For six weeks from September 29th to November 3rd the Gospel readings and sermon will be from St. John’ Gospel.
*For each of the six weeks, a memory verse linked to the readings will be displayed in church and printed on the weekly service sheet.
*On October 13th which we shall keep as Bible Sunday there will be Bible Discussion Groups on the Gospel for the day instead of a sermon.
*And once the six weeks of the challenge are over, there are lots of options to help us to continue to get to know the Scriptures better.


Patricia Duxbury

About Patricia Duxbury

I have lived in Lancashire for over 30 years, the last 15 of them in Clitheroe. I'm a former teacher and a member of St. Mary Magdalene's Church. I sing in the Church choir and am in the Open Church Group.

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