Living in a Field of Hats

some ramblings and reflections on working with students in Herts and Beds.

Job Satisfaction June 8, 2012

Filed under: Christian Life — Sarah @ 6:40 pm
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Today’s been a hectic day from visa applications, to booking flights and then a pile of other admin for good measure … but finishing work with this view in front of me gives me great pleasure!

 

The best job in the world March 2, 2011

Filed under: Christian Life,Mission Trips — Sarah @ 11:00 pm
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So, my good intentions to post twice a week have clearly gone to the home of all good intentions and not materialised…sorry about that!

I’m currently at Bedford CUs mission for the week – what an encouragement it has been. The CU here is small (15 out of 8000 students) but they’ve created such a presence and there’s been so many oppurtunities to speak of Jesus in the last couple of days.

My highlight so far (it’s tough to call as there have been so many!) has been the lunchbars (apologetic lunchtime talks) that have been going on. They’ve been happening in a room that is the only room in the SU which we have sole use of (mainly) which is right in the centre of campus. Each day we;ve had people come along, ask questions and want to think about the message of Jesus. Yesterday we had people coming to peer in the door because they wanted to know what was going on, on campus and had a group of girls stay for 3 hours to discuss Jesus and think what Christianity would mean for them.

The CU has done a remarkable thing here, created community on a campus where there is none. There isn’t a student bar or anywhere on campus for people to socialise and so the CU have managed to create that and proclaim Jesus at the same time.

It’s a real privilege to work alongside these students, to proclaim the gospel of grace to their campus.

I could speak of so much more but right now I’m a little sleep deprived so that’ll come another time! For now, here’s a photo of the CU flyering (well kinda..it’s artistic!).

 

Emotions January 11, 2011

Filed under: Uncategorized — Sarah @ 11:29 pm
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Today has been one of those days where I’ve felt really upbeat because of things that have happened and really sad about others. It’s one of the things I love about my job, that it is exciting and always changing, but constant emotion changing is tiring! So on that note – I’m off to bed!