HYBU

Every Thursday evening, the Upper Room is full of young people aged 16-18 drawn from five schools and colleges in Cardiff, who come together to train and plan. What for?   You could ask.   Well, they are the Cardiff part of our Hybu Pobl Ifanc programme. Hybu is a local charity which works with young people […]

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Digital Painting

When I first started making digital paintings five years ago I would never have thought that my hobby could become a way to help others – yet now, five years later, I can say that this has happened and it has been the most beautiful surprise.   When I started I could barely come to terms […]

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A New Welcome in Epiphany

On the day (7th January) when we celebrated the visit of wise men from foreign lands to the Christ child, we were delighted to welcome into membership Dee Asllani from Turkey, Kenneth Watson from South Africa and Adedayo Alabi from Nigeria. All are welcome here.

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Reflections on Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe at a glance after the coup (not a coup) Zimbabwe had to endure 37 years of one-way policy-making – unchecked decision-making and among many minuses no freedom of speech, association and no rule of law whatsoever.  Freedom of speech and rule of law are a nation-building assets that most democracies have invested in.  The […]

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Advent Reflections

“A prison cell in which the door of freedom has to be opened from the outside, isn’t a bad picture of Advent”. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison Imagine Imagine a room. The doors and windows are locked. Voices echo around the room. Hopes and fears. Waiting, hoping. A room. The world’s space. […]

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