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A Call to Evangelicals to Stand Firm

Since the widely publicised General Synod debate about the House of Bishops’ Report on marriage and same-sex relationships, there has been speculation about the Archbishop of Canterbury’s call for ‘radical inclusion’ and a number of bishops have called for the Church of England to be more affirming of same-sex relationships. The latter see the Church

Visit to Eton College chapel

Rod is pictured outside Eton College with the Provost and former Secretary of State for Health, Lord Waldegrave, after preaching in the chapel on Sunday 26th February on John 1: 1-9 and 35-41

Letter from Rod Thomas about the General Synod debate on sexuality

General Synod Debate on Sexuality  Dear Friends The turmoil of the General Synod debate last Wednesday has left many evangelicals asking what we should now do. The purpose of this letter is to answer that question by saying: ‘stand firm and keep steady.’ Where has the debate left us? As you know I was part

Visit to Carlisle Diocese

Rod Thomas visited Carlisle Diocese last weekend.  While there he took a baptism and confirmation service for Burton and Holme churches and met with their PCCs.  On Sunday evening he spoke and answered questions at a meeting at Houghton and Kingsmoor Churches. The following day Rod spoke at a meeting of the Carlisle Diocese Renew

Confirmation at St Luke’s Wolverhampton

Rod visited St Luke’s Wolverhampton to take a Confirmation on 10th February. He is pictured here with Revd Richard Espin-Bradley and the confirmation candidates

Licensing as Assistant Bishop in Rochester Diocese

Rod was licensed as Assistant Bishop in Rochester Diocese on Saturday 5 November at a service held in Rochester Cathedral. Pictured here is Rod with Bishop James, Angus MacLeay and Mike Warren – clergy in Rochester Diocese.

Visit to Christ Church Dusseldorf

Rod preached at Christ Church Dusseldorf, Germany on Reformation Sunday, at an event coinciding with Founders Day for Christ Church.  His text was Romans 5: 1-11 and he focussed on the three great gifts of the gospel: Peace with God, Access to God, and the Hope of Glory.

Sussex Area meeting

Rod recently spoke on his role and current key issues, at a meeting for clergy and lay people from Sussex.

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