On & Off Duty Issue 1111 January 2024

01 Jan 2024

God Bless this New Year of 2024 – Brian McCarthy:

2023 saw us celebrate the 140th year of the Christian Police Association in every corner of the U.K. God has blessed us and continues to bless us in many areas, not least in the level of new Members and a growing level of engagement.

People have been joining CPA at an increasing rate. At the time of writing, we are well on course to exceed one new Member for each day of 2023. This is in the region of a 25% increase on the 297 joiners in 2022. Which in itself was a peak on the graph of recent decades. Praise goes to God for blessing our work and we owe a great deal of thanks to the prayers and selfless efforts of Branch Leaders, Regional Coordinators and our team across the country…

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On & Off Duty Issue 1115 May 2024

On & Off Duty Issue 1115 May 2024

Will You Wash Others Feet? – Deborah Akinlawon QPM: On Holy Thursday I was invited to the Washing of the feet service at Westminster Abbey. I confess I hadn’t been to such a service before and my first thought was “Oh no! I haven’t had a pedicure in ages!” Once I was...

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Big Church Festival – Sat 25th & Sun 26th May 2024

Big Church Festival – Sat 25th & Sun 26th May 2024

Big Church Festival: https://www.bigchurchfestival.comhttps://youtu.be/y0yNb_7gKGo?si=DBVj5zWre_pD1tSY Location is in SUSSEXhttps://maps.app.goo.gl/rd9LaVGxvKHNmgdr7?g_st=ic Campsite opens Fri 1000-2200 Acts start: 1200 Saturday and finish midnight Sunday Campsite...

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On & Off Duty Issue 1114 April 2024

On & Off Duty Issue 1114 April 2024

An Easter Challenge – Deborah Akinlawon QPM: "Hello Son." "Hello Dad." "Did it hurt?" "Yes, but the kiss hurt more than the nails.” I heard this short exchange for the first time this Easter. It was the winning entry for a Radio 4 competition where people were...

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