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Bread of Life Retreat

On the last weekend of February, at Shalom we had a small but enthusiastic group of retreatants enjoying some great weather and wonderful food, while they learnt how to make ‘Pane Shalom’ our signature sourdough bread as well as some meditative prayer styles using the...

What it means to “hold space” for people

Heather Plett, gets to the heart of what it means to 'hold space'. As she describes it: "What does it mean to hold space for someone else? It means that we are willing to walk alongside another person in whatever journey they’re on without judging them, making them...

Digging Wells or Building Fences

This is an interesting article by Sheila Pritchard which, while written in 1994, is particularly apt today as all the Christian Churches struggle to remain relevant. A visitor to an Australian outback cattle ranch was intrigued by the seemingly endless miles of...

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