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ACT Together

ACT Together
is the Community's newsletter, a place for everyone connected with the Community to share what they are currently into, be it an  action or concern or something they have read or viewed. It comes out twice a year.  Recent issues (PDF) may be downloaded from this page (click on the issue number). 
Please note that dates given in ACT together may be subject to change so please refer to this website for up-to-date information.

Issue 84, Autumn 2017
Rochdale 50th anniversary celebration
Page 1. Un Embarass de richesses........................Linda Marshall
Page 3. Afterword.......................................John Vincent
Page 3. What Ashram means to me.........................Andrew Weeks, Ian Parker, Helen Davies
Page 4. ................................................Jenny Medhurst, Liz Urben
Page 5. ................................................Lorraine Jones
Page 6. Jesus Community 1968-1993.......................Chris Blackwell
Page 7. Celebrating Grace's life and ministry...........John Vincent
Page 8. A personal eulogy for Grace.....................Andrew Weeks
Page 9. She leaves behind a lasting legacy..............Andrew Weeks in the Methodist Recorder
Page 10.Remembering founder of Sheffield shop with a sense of social justice: Sheffield Star obituary
Page 11. Inner City Testament........  ..................Book flyer
Page 12. Marjorie Bonehill 1941-2017.....................Andrew Bonehill
Page 13. Arms Fair Protests..............................Sandra Dutson
Page 16. Our Journey through Russia and Korea ...........Ian and Pat Hamilton
Page 19. God's Peace cannot be achieved through force....National Council of Churches in Korea (NCCK)
Page 20. Emergency letter urging immediate dialogue......NCCK August 2017
Page 21. Holiday in the Cotswolds: one perspective.......Linda Marshall
Page 23. Problems of Life in a Wheelchair................Valerie Boyd
Page 24. Memories of Mental Distress.....................Alice McGregor
Page 25. Don't Ditch Fairtrade supermarket campaign......Jenny Medhurst
Page 26. Growing Christian Groups and Activities.........Iain Cloke
Page 27. Community information and calendar.

Issue 83, Spring 2017
Page 2. God's Creation and its Infinite Wonders by Euan McPhee
Page 4. October Community Weekend The Wholeness of Creation  by Nona Wright
Page 5. Readings from A Heart for Creation by Chris Polhill
Page 6. A Visit to Hull - City of Philanthropy? by Linda Marshall
Page 8. How we ate beetroot soup and learned to love Putin by Donald Henderson
Page 9. More from Mull by Lorraine Jones
 
50th Anniversary Pull Out Section

Page 11. Hello from Paul Spilsbury 
Page 12. Jesus Community by Chris Blackwell
Page 13. Tony Hodgson's Discipleship Commitment 
Page 14. Marjorie Bonehill (Sister Marjorie) by Chris Blackwell
Page 14. What If ... but Even If by Jay Jaye
Page 15. Jean Reid, a tribute by John Vincent
Page 16. Book Sharing in Sheffield  by Sarah Clayton
Page 16. Our 31 st Christmas Fairtrade Shop by Jenny Medhurst
Page 17. Branch news from London, Sheffield and Nottingham 
Page 18. Long weekends with Sheffield Ashrams
Page 19. Diary dates and Community contact details 

Issue 82, Autumn 2016
Page 1. I wish some heavy rain - Arwa Abu Haikal
Page 1. Update from Tel Rumeida - Feriyal Abu Haikal
Page 2. Update from Hebron - Dave Havard
Page 3. Introducing Liz and John Hamblett - John Hamblett
Page 4. My time at Christian Aid - Pat Hamilton
Page 6. Teesside's Fair Food Fund - Jenny Medhurst
Page 7. Rozina's Story - Traidcraft
Page 8. Ashram Holiday - Linda Marshall
Page 11. Sam's wedding - Peter Marshall
Page 12. We Are Ashram - Liz Urben
Page 13. Sheffield Reading List - Sarah Clayton
Page 13. Frank's summer - Frank Medhurst
Page 14. Roots and Shoots Launch - John Vincent
Page 15. Dates and contact detailsPage 1. I wish some heavy rain - Arwa Abu Haikalpre>

Issue 81, Spring 2016

Page 1. Six Difficult Months..............................................................................Dave Havard
Page 3. Visit to Palestine October 2015...........................................................Maggie Jones
Page 4. Women of Palestine/ 10 Things we can do..................................Jenny Medhurst
Page 5. From Our Medical Correspondent.....................................................Andrew Weeks
Page 7. 200 Years and still going............................................................Maragaret Mackley
Page 8. A Tribute to Chrissy........................................................................Nirmal Fernando
Page 10. From Valerie.......................................................................................Valerie Boyd
Page 11. Chastening News and The Fairtrade Coffee Challenge ..........Jenny Medhurst
Page 12. Pitsmoor Youth Housing Trust...........................................................David Peck
Page 13. Our 30
th Christmas Fairtrade shop..............................................Jenny Medhurst
Page 13. What is the Point of Living Simply..........................................Life Style Movement
Page 14. The Life Style Movement Guidelines and Commitment
Page 15. Radical Jesus: My Life............................................................Fr Russ Carmichael
Page 16. My Faith Journey Beyond the Eucharist.......................................Cerys Brangwyn
Page 17. A study group for radicals, liberals and heretics...............................Liz Turner
Page 17. Art in Ashram and the new Community leaflet
Page 18. The New Challenge of Discipleship................................................John Vincent
Page 18. Ashram Retreat Autumn 2015........................................................Grace Vincent
Page 19. Community Information and calendar

Issue 80, Autumn 2015

Page 1. Reflections from the Unholy Holy Land...............................................Dave Havard
Page 2. Moss Community Energy Project.........................................................Sandra Dutson
Page 4. A Passion for Kendal............................................................................Anne Pater
Page 5. On Sheep, Motorcars and Reconciliation............................................Donald Henderson
Page 7. News From Scotland............................................................................Eurig Scandrett
Page 8. Something About Us.........................................................................Euan McPhee and Nona Wright
Page 9. Class War at Poor Doors......................................................................Peter Marshall
Page 10. Ashram Holiday in Silverdale.............................................................Linda Marshall
Page 12. Methodism Unbound and National library deposits.........................John Vincent
Page 13. Summer School 2015.........................................................................Helen Davies
Page 13. Beth-el and Communion....................................................................Neville Whitehead
Page 14. Sheffield is Reading............................................................................Sarah Clayton
Page 14. Sheffield Inner City retreat................................................................Sandra Dutson
Page 15. Community Information

No 79, Spring 2015

Page 1. Offices into Homes ..........................................................................David Mowat
Page 5. Winter Shelter...................................................................................
Anne Pater
Page 6. Update from Hebron.........................................................................
Dave Havard
Page 8. Life on Mull (part 2)..........................................................................
.Lorraine Jones
Page 11. The organisation once called WDM...................................................
Linda Marshall
Page 13. Middlesbrough Traidcraft shop an Fairtrade.....................................
Jenny Medhurst
Page 13. T.T.I.P................................................................................................
.Jenny Medhurst
Page 14. The Trials and Tribulations of a Vegetarian in the North East!................
Valerie Boyd
Page 15. October 2014 Weekend at Unstone Grange.....................................
Nona Wright
Page 16. Ashram: Discipleship, Community and Projects................................
John Vincent
Page 17. Burngreave Ashram
Page 18. Radical Christianity – book and conference......................................
John Vincent
Page 18. Radical Jesus – new edition...............................................................
John Vincent
Page 19. Community calendar and contacts

No 78, Autumn 2014

Page 2. Six Months in Hebron ........................................................................Dave Havard
Page 4. Two Years On......................................................................................Liz Urben
Page 6. Cleaners Campaign for London Living Wage......................................Peter Marshall
Page 7. Life on Mull (part 1)............................................................................Lorraine Jones
Page 9. Ashram Holiday 2014..........................................................................Linda Marshall
Page 11. Ashram: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow........................................London group.
Page 12. Day's Pay for Philippines project update...........................................Mucaard
Page 14. Fairtrade at 20 – and Fair Palm..........................................................Jenny Medhurst
Page 15. Fingers and Sacraments.....................................................................Ruth Bird
Page 16. Radical Christianity Summer Schools and books...............................John Vincent
Page 16. Ashram website
Page 17. Meditation of a grandmother in a war-torn land..............................Josie Smith
Page 17. Greetings from Enid Johnson
Page 18. Community booklet
Page 19. Ashram Structure
Page 20. Community calendar and contacts

No 77, Spring 2014

Page 2. Barton Moss Protector Camp - Sandra Dutson
Page 5. Maternal mortality: it’s time to get political - Andrew Weeks
Page 7. Letter from Hebron - Dave Havard
Page 9. New beginnings at New Roots - Joe Thompson
Page 12. Chingari Bazooka Bhopal Medical Appeal - Jenny Medhurst
Page 12. Middlesbrough Traidcraft Shop - Jenny Medhurst
Page 13. “I intend to bring the waters of the flood over the earth.”- Linda Marshall
Page 14. Challenging Evil with the power of love - Donald Henderson
Page 15. Me and this Jesus - Chris Bullock
Page 17. How I came into Ashram. - Ian Parker
Page 18. Inner City Retreat - Anne Littlefair
Page 19. To Follow the way Revealed in Jesus - John Vincent
Page 20. Task and Vision Groups - the new Ashram Governance -Andrew Weeks
Page 23. Life Changing Rubbish - Lorraine Jones
Page 24. Radical Christianity Summer School - John Vincent

No 76, Autumn 2013

Page 2. Note from the Editors Jenny and Pat
Page 2. An alternative Christmas carol - Andrew Weeks
Page 2. Memories of Emily - Liz Turner
Page 3. My Journey into Ashram and Ministry - Pat Billsborrow
Page 3. More Than Just Coffee Update - Jenny Medhurst
Page 4. Environmental Nakbar in Palestine - Eurig Scandrett
Page 6. Sheffield Pitsmoor Lunch Club 1976-2013 - Janice Gear
Page 7. Ashram Holiday Thirsk - Linda Marshall
Page 8. How I acquired a second family - Josie Smith
Page 9. Winter Reading - Margaret Mackley
Page 10. Living Sustainably in France - Donald & Jackie Henderson
Page 13. What does God think about us? - Richard Pater
Page 13. Memories and tributes to Richard Andrew and Jenny
Page 15. Advent and Christmas - how important were these to Jesus? - Nirmal Fernando
Page 17. Review: "Christ in the City" - Frank Medhurst
Page 18. Review: "For Church and Nation: British Liberation Theology" - David Jones
Page 19. Speakeasy Broomhall News
Page 19. Burngreave Ashram programme
Page 20. Summer 2014 in Sheffield


No 75, Spring 2013

Page 2. Theology in Projects ................................................. .....John Vincent
Page 3. Gospel Excuses...................................................... .......Grace Vincent
Page 4. Working with Asylum Seekers.......................................Maggie Jones
Page 5. Open Books & Open Mind...........................................Lorraine Jones
Page 6. Bob Billsborrow news................................................Pat Billsborrow
Page 6. Intentional Community........................................... Nirmal Fernando
Obituaries -
Page 7. Ken Seagers .............................................................. ...Linda Marshall
Page 7. Ian Makrill................................................................... .Linda Marshall
Page 8. Letter to George Carey............................................ ......Maggie Jones
Page 9. Move Your Money Campaign.............................. .......Jenny Medhurst
Page 9. Middlesbrough Traidcraft shop news.................... ....Jenny Medhurst
Page 10. Fairtrade - is the job done?.....................................Jenny Medhurst
Page 11. The environment and the wider world.....................Eurig Scandrett
Page 14. Thoughts on the Bible.................................................. Richard Pater
Page 16. Retreat information................................................Nirmal Fernando
Page 16. Website Information..................................................Kath Clements
Page 16. Community notices.......................................................John Vincent



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