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Browsing Archive: January, 2016

We Are Women

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, January 19, 2016, In : Ministry 
At Student Life in Newcastle, we're very excited to have just launched our We Are Women project. We Are Women aims to empower women on campus to creatively explore, express and celebrate who they are.

We're running a photo project in partnership with The Holy Biscuit, discussion groups and outreaches to engage, affirm and build friendships with women on campus on deepening levels.

We had our first photo shoot last week and it was great fun! The next photo shoots are 3 - 5 Feb and are open to al...

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Table Talk app review

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, January 13, 2016, In : App review 
I have just discovered a brilliant free app for iOS and Android called Table Talk. Table Talk is described as 'A Game of Conversations' and is designed to help groups of friends to have meaningful conversations about the big questions of life (as well as some hilarious banter along the way).



The app is free to download and there are 12 packs within it, all of which can be downloaded for free. They are:

  1. Table Talk for Friends
  2. Table Talk for Forces
  3. Table Talk for Uni Students
  4. Table Talk for Scotland...

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Newcastle 20s and 30s Formal

Posted by Anne Witton on Thursday, January 7, 2016, In : Events 


Here's an opportunity for a great night out! The Newcastle 20s and 30s Formal is a night where 20s and 30s Church groups and their friends and families in the Newcastle upon Tyne gather together for a meal, music and quiz with the opportunity to make new friends.

Ticket prices are:
- £20 Students
- £25 Non-Students

You can order online through or type '20s and 30s Formal Newcastle' on www.eventbrite.co.uk
The closing date for ticket sales is: Monday, 18 January 2016

Ticket prices i...

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Having a retreat day - Practical tips

Posted by Anne Witton on Tuesday, January 5, 2016, In : Resources 


In my last post, I shared with you a handy Retreat day guide which you can use to help you reflect when you have a day with the Lord. I thought it would also be good to explore some practical tips for making the most of a day set aside for God.

Over the years, I've found that having regular times where I choose to be alone with God has been a brilliant way to nurture my relationship with him, to grow spiritually and to enjoy "life in all its fulness" (John 10: 10). It's also been particularly ...

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