Roof ‘n’ Roots

SPRING 2018

After what seems like the longest winter in living memory, we hope spring has finally sprung. But one thing is for certain – the latest edition of Roof 'n' Roots is out! We hope our newsletter arrives like a ray of sunshine, offering comfort and inspiration to our residents. Here are just some of the contents: Society resident Revd Mary Randle ...
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Winter 2017

While storms lashed these islands - followed by the worst snowfall in seven years - Roof 'n' Roots has been falling on doormats across the country. Offering comfort and encouragement to our residents, here is a sample of the heart-warming content in our winter edition: how Society resident and author Revd Barrie Tabraham found a place of peace; why customer ...
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Summer 2017

It's 'happy birthday' to Roof 'n' Roots – as the official newsletter of MMHS celebrates its first year! While the Methodist Conference was getting underway in Birmingham, the Summer 2017 edition was already landing on residents' doormats. Contents include: MMHS board chair Debbie Faulkner reflects on a mandate to serve; how Revd Pat Billsborrow heard a divine call as a little girl; what you need to ...
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Spring 2017

Sabre rattling over Gibraltar. Mary Poppins being remade. Rising costs of commuting. It's all been a mixed bag of news from the wider world in the recent beautiful spring weather. Thankfully, the latest edition of Roof 'n' Roots offers much more with its heart-warming blend of people stories and practical advice: how Society resident Revd Neville Pugh makes time - literally; ...
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Winter 2016

Brexit looms ahead. Trump becomes Time magazine's 'Person Of The Year'. And the diminishing shape and size of Toblerone will haunt us forever. Yet Roof 'n' Roots retains the same generous dimensions. The winter edition has been produced in time for Christmas, so you have something warm and friendly to read on a crisp, cold day. This packed issue features: ...
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Autumn 2016

Just as Jeremy Corbyn told Labour it could climb an 'electoral mountain' to success, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump clashed in the race to the White House and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a remote First Nation community in Canada, the second issue of the MMHS newsletter landed on residents' doormats. Contents include: a dashing young captain who ...
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Summer 2016

While Westminster was rocked by anti-Brexit marchers, a teachers' demo, protests about the Chilcot Inquiry - and as the Queen attended the Somme centenary service - the launch edition of the MMHS newsletter was presented quietly to attendees at the 2016 Methodist Conference. The first issue offered such items as: how a Derbyshire lass became first woman President of Conference; ...
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