Land’s End and Avebury: engagement with other faiths

Recently Cassandra and I had the pleasure of meeting Phil Wyman who works as a minister in Salem. It was fascinating to hear about his work and also his experience of Paganism in that part of the world. Unfortunately I was unable to attend his service at St Buryan church the following day, but I am sure our paths will meet again đŸ™‚ x

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Gordon showing me around a beautiful copse of trees near Avebury.

The last two weeks, I have spent time in two deeply spiritual locations: Land’s End in Cornwall, and Avebury – at one of the famous stone henges. These locations have afforded opportunities to develop relationships with people from other faiths and to engage in spiritual discussion and gatherings with them.

Engraving of the Holy Fool at the end of a pew at Land’s End.

In Saint Buryan at Land’s End, I stayed with Vanda the Vicar and her husband Bob. On Monday evening they invited the local wise women and Witches who lived in the village to dinner. We spent the evening right up until midnight talking and making friends with Cassandra and Laetitia, whom Vanda knows well. The next morning Cassandra attended the Celtic service, which I was asked to lead, and came forward for a blessing during…

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