Editorial, Number 28, Autumn 2019

For this magazine we did not suggest a theme but invited people to contribute articles as they felt inspired. We hope that you in turn will feel inspired as you have a ‘good read'.

Rev Elizabeth Rundle tells us the incredible story of Susannah Wesley, 'the Mother of Methodism', 350 years after her birth.

Throughout this edition we are reminded of the vibrancy of Broadstone Methodist Church today, in its response to the challenges of our generation and its Leadership continually moving us forward.

Karen Greene, who leads our important work with young people and families, describes how a new and exciting group recently evolved – 'Thoughts, Inspiration and Conversation'.

We say farewell to people who have left a 'legacy' for us with their unique contributions.

We celebrate the opening of the Spire in Poole which has resulted from radical, brave decisions to adapt to the 21st century and 'reach' out to the wider community. 

As ever the challenges are enormous and the reflections by Rev Sue and Rev Linda Chester help us as individuals to understand and respond.

Marilyn and John Greenaway's holiday experiences remind us that maintaining traditions is very important in our changing world.

The Editors thank all of our contributors and welcome your comments and future articles!

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