Tuesday was the last day of Orison with the Twyford Trust at William Perkin. It was a day filled with positive encounters and moving moments with the other half of year 7. The students were concerned about exams and how people viewed them. What the were clipping on the cage was an insight into what […]
Orison continues this week in Ealing’s secondary schools. Today we had our first of two days at William Perkin CofE High School. The school has an open admission s policy and so the students were of different faith backgrounds. One student wanted to ask God ‘what is your name? God, Guru Nanak, Allah or Jesus?’ […]
Another great day in Twyford. Here is Zoe, one of the team from a local church, talking about her experience: “Having joined in the setting up of ‘Orison’ with great energy and enthusiasm, I was probably as excited and curious as any of the students invited into the Chapel today. 3 large Classes had an […]
Rach Warwick helped Susy Dand and her team set up ORISON (educational and interactive prayer space) in Twyford Secondary School in Ealing on Sunday. They are now into their second day of almost continuous sessions – which are KS3 and KS4 lessons and lunchtimes when the children can return to explore more. Sessions continue in […]
Dear Orison, Re: Prayer Spaces at St. Andrew's and St. Mark's/Maple Infants schools Just before the summer holidays, we held our first 'Prayer Spaces,' at our local church St. Andrew's (Surbiton) as a joint schools venture and it was greatly received with special thanks to Rachel for her wonderful co-ordination and many email correspondences! This […]
The team from MORALIA (a Romanian charity) came to England and helped with ORISON (orisonschools.org.uk) and then went back to experiment with creating a similar schools programme in Romania. This was the first school. The children engaged with the exercise and wrote loads of prayers for family and friends, they prayed for those in need […]
We are thrilled to have been involved with the latest Soul Survivor Youth Bible. Soul Survivor is a Christian organisation based in Watford that runs a number of festivals for young people in the UK and overseas. For a number of years we have been involved encouraging people to pray at some of the festivals […]
This week the Cathedral in Bradford is hosting Orisonschools.org.uk along with one other parish in West Bowling. Children from a number of primary and secondary schools are coming as classes to investigate the interactive prayer experience.