Praxis South

Praxis South includes the Dioceses of Canterbury, Chichester, Guildford, London, Portsmouth, Rochester, Salisbury, Southwark and Winchester.

Events for 2022

Liturgy for celebrations: being creative with diverse resources!

Tuesday 15th March 2022
9.30am - 3.30pm
on Zoom

A day exploring the planning of an event for adults and/or children using Common Worship effectively, other resources, music and creative themes in diverse spaces. Designed to be useful for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and other special occasions. Parts of the day will be interactive.

Speakers:
The Reverend Helen Bent: Helen has worked with Sheffield Diocese to provide liturgies for their centenary celebrations. Today, she will cover how to plan an event, how to use Common Worship effectively and include the use of music.
Rebecca Swansbury: Rebecca is the Schools Officer for the Diocese of Canterbury. She has produced materials on innovative ways to worship in schools, including for celebrations, which have been used nationally.

Cost £7.00 per person; £5.00 for affiliate members and for those in training for Ordained or a licensed Lay Ministry.

Proposed timetable and themes
9.30 Waiting room opens (with slides & music)
9.40 Welcome and prayer
9.45 Helen Bent: “Principles of creative celebrations”
10.30 Individual task space and coffee - encouraging people to move away from their computers to get a coffee and try an activity set by Helen on writing liturgy. Exemplars on powerpoint slides.
11.00 Breakout rooms – to review responses to the task in small groups.
11.15 Rebecca Swansbury: “Principles of leading worship with children”.
12.00 – 1.30 Break for Lunch and time to reflect.
13.30 Rebecca: “Planning celebration worship with children”. Looking at the different spiritual styles.
2.00 Helen: “Planning celebration music”.
2.30 Comfort break
2.45 Panel discussion
3.00 Closing remarks followed by an act of worship
3.30 End of Event

To book, please use this downloadable booking form and send it off with your payment or else use our on-line booking form and separately make a BACS payment, using the account details on the downloadable PDF form.

Contact The Reverend Peter Furber


Hidden Gems in Common Worship

October 2022
10.30am for 11.00 - 3.00pm

A day to explore the range of what's currently in Common Worship, and what may be added in the future. Presentations and workshops will introduce some of the 'hidden gems' which are less frequently used, and help us think about how they may enhance our prayer and worship and that of our churches.

10.30am for 11.00 - 3.00pm
Venue: Holy Trinity, Sloane Square

Speakers: The Reverend Dana Delap and Canon Jo Spreadbury

To book, please use this downloadable booking form and send it off with your payment or else use our on-line booking form and separately make a BACS payment, using the account details on the downloadable PDF form.

Contact The Reverend Peter Furber

Map for Holy Trinity

Committee Members

  • Chair: The Reverend Canon Norman Boakes - Winchester
  • Vice Chair: The Reverend Peter Furber - Praxis
  • Secretary: Dr Ursula Hodges - Southwark
  • Treasurer: Hilary Spurgeon, Lay Canon - Portsmouth
  • Committee Member: Rosemary Walters, Lay Canon - Canterbury
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Ann Pollington - Canterbury
  • Committee Member: Mr Frank Conley - Canterbury
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Michael Boag - Chichester
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Christopher Powell - Chichester
  • Committee Member: Vacant - Guildford
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Nick Parish - Guildford
  • Committee Member: Vacant - London
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Steve Mason - London
  • Committee Member: vacant - Rochester
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Canon Anna Macham - Salisbury
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Richard Curtis - Salisbury
  • Committee Member: vacant - Southwark
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Jax Machin - Winchester
  • Committee Member: The Reverend Canon Sue Wallace - Transcendence

The South region

Dioceses of Praxis South


Legend

  1. Salisbury
  2. Winchester
  3. Guildford
  4. London
  5. Southwark
  6. Rochester
  7. Canterbury
  8. Portsmouth
  9. Chichester

Scenes from Praxis South Events

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Cathedrals in the South

Canterbury Cathedral Chichester Cathedral Guildford Cathedral Portsmouth Cathedral Rochester Cathedral St. Paul's Cathedral Salisbury Cathedral Southwark Cathedral Winchester Cathedral

Canterbury Cathedral

Chichester Cathedral

Guildford Cathedral

Portsmouth Cathedral

Rochester Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral

Southwark Cathedral

Winchester Cathedral