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Encounters with Jesus

8 May 2018 1:05pm: Jesus meets a sceptic (John 1:43-51)
15 May 2018 1:05pm: Jesus meets an insider (John 3:1-16)
22 May 2018 1:05pm: Jesus meets an outsider (John 4:7-19)
5 June 2018 1:05pm: Jesus meets two grieving sisters (John 11:1-43)
12 June 2018 1:05pm: Jesus meets a believing woman (John 20:1-18)
Location: Chapel of St Mary Undercroft
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Prayers have been said in Parliament for centuries. My colleagues should not abolish it

This article was first published on the Premier Christianity Blog.

Sir Gary Streeter MP, chair of the Christians in Parliament All-Party Parliamentary Group, responds to the cross-party group of MPs who are calling for Parliamentary Prayers to be abolished.

Parliamentary prayers are “not compatible with a society which respects the principle of freedom of and from religion”. That’s according to an Early Day Motion put down by Crispin Blunt and backed by a cross party group of my fellow MPs.

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