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Young Bake Off star Martha Collison is in the hot seat

Learn how to take better control of your finances

Could you be a lay visitor? Learn how!

Catherine Francis shares 5 ways to use lavender

June Contents

Inspiring faith

7    Look for the spiritual in the everyday — An insightful reflection by Margaret Silf
11  Joni Eareckson Tada — Why we need to be always ready to share the Good News
26  Into the Word — Are you an instrument of God’s peace?

Real lives

12  Life in Ukraine — How life has changed since the conflict with Russia
14   ‘I hit rock bottom, then God did a miracle’ — Jennifer Rees Larcombe looks back on her healing
16  What Martha Collison did next — We chat to the youngest ever contestant on The Great British
Bake Off
33  ‘I’m so excited by the new opportunities God is giving me’ — How one woman’s life has changed
50  Man Alive – President of the Methodist Conference Rev Steve Wild — recalls the woman who encouraged him in his Christian journey

Good advice

15  Single File — How to avoid being taken in by online scammers
18  Prune and plan — Penelope Wilcock on preparing for the Great Journey
21  Ageless wisdom — Inspiring words from our readers
29  How to help a friend going through divorce — Eight things you can do
34  Wise Mum — How to cope with an angry teenager
36  Take control of your finances — How to spend less and save more
38  Well-being — Catherine Francis has five ways to use lavender

Make life better

20 Attitudes to ageing — Elaine Storkey explores the issues and challenges around getting older
30 Could you be a lay visitor? — Two women give an insight into what’s involved
45 Changing Lives — How believers at a Methodist Church in Bolsover are responding to the needs around them

News & views

8   June Notes — What to see and do this month, plus a delicious cake to make
39 Veronica Zundel — ‘I’m not taking photos anymore’
40 Your letters — on entertaining, thoughtful gifts and more
46 Divine Dining — The refurbished café at Bury St Edmunds cathedral
48 Bookclub — Recommended reads and an interview with Holley Gerth
51 Next month — Coming soon in our July issue

 

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