Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie

Conjectures of an Eclectic Christian

As the Merton Fellowship for Peace and Contemplative Living met this weekend on a day retreat in All Souls Church in Belfast, I found myself reflecting on how far we have come in the four or so years we have been in existence.  Since the first tentative steps were taken in an initial meeting held …

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Dear Friends, The next Merton Fellowship day retreat will be held on Saturday 9th March 2013 at University Road Moravian Church, Belfast ( The topic of the retreat is ‘Practicing Lectio Divina & Contemplative Prayer’; it will begin at 10am and finish at 4pm, with refreshments provided (please bring a packed lunch). As with all …

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I’ve put together a short video meditation on the 2011 retreat of the Society of Ordained Scientists; the venue was Launde Abbey in Leicestershire, a place of tranquility and beauty, where God’s presence is tangible.  You can see it below, courtesy of youtube: