A sense of belonging in Gaywood
The Gaywood Minority Anglican Group has members from India, Pakistan, Nigeria, Uganda, Namibia, Kenya, Belarus, China, Lebanon, and Ukraine, including Revd Karlene, from Jamaica.
“We usually have a Bible study, pray and praise together or have an informal discussion around a particular theme”, explains Letitia Louw. “Ultimately, it’s about fostering solidarity through Christ, whilst identifying as Christian, and embracing our multiple cultures. During our meetings, we also share personal experiences or struggles of adjusting to a new culture and community. We encourage and support one another, whilst building friendships around refreshments and meals.
“Some of us have had to adapt to a different way of doing church. Others had to struggle whilst seeking God’s love. My faith is greatly encouraged by spending time with other believers, listening to their stories and sharing what I learned from God. I build strong friendships and feel a sense of belonging in this group.”
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