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Hub: What's Christmas really all about?

Posted by Anne Witton on Friday, December 4, 2015, In : Hub 


Last night we were joined by a team from Youth With A Mission (YWAM) who have come over from Norway to do some youth work in Byker. They generously agreed to come along and share at the Hub and we had a great time reflecting on Christmas traditions from different cultures and how our faith comes into play.

Here are the questions we discussed:

  1. Does your family celebrate the holidays? If so, how?
  2. What is the purpose behind any holiday traditions you have?
  3. Does your faith affect how you celebrate th...

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Hub: Fair trade and ethical shopping

Posted by Anne Witton on Monday, November 23, 2015, In : Hub 


Our Hub last Thursday was entitled 'Faith and fair trade – the spirituality of shopping'. Tessa Bees from Traidcraft shared her personal reflections on why fair trade matters to her. We explored what motivates us to make sacrifices for others and how small choices we make can have a huge impact on the world around us.

Discussion questions
  1. What matters most to you when you decide where to shop / what to buy? (Price, convenience, brand, store loyalty, ethical values etc.)
  2. What are the root cause...

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Hub: Change

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, In : Hub 


Some discussion questions on on the subject of change:

  1. What have been the biggest changes in your life so far?
  2. How do you cope with lots of external changes (eg. leaving home, coming to a new city, making new friends)?
  3. Do you think that faith can bring stability during times of change? Why / why not?
  4. Are there things about yourself that you’d like to change?
  5. Is there anything in your life that never changes?

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Hub: Identity

Posted by Anne Witton on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, In : Hub 
I thought it would be good to post some of the questions that we discuss in our Student Life weekly Hub on here so that you can think about them for yourselves and talk them through with your friends. Last week we explored the theme of Identity. Part of the presentation involved watching this TED video:



Discussion questions
  1. In what way do you think your identity is shaped by your family / cultural background / relationships with others?
  2. What’s the most important thing that you’d like others...

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