Deconstructing Church

Writing my way to an inclusive and affirming Church

May 2021

  • Prayers for Sunday 16th May 2021

    Peace, Jesus. We plead for Peace. Your world is crying out. You who lived in occupied territory. You who were killed by an enemy state. You who lived a life under threat of violence from the moment you were born. Guide us in another way. A better way than missiles and conflict and burning and… Continue reading

  • United … but Together?

    As I have been reflecting on recent weeks, and the discussions around embracing diversity, I keep coming back to the idea of unity. How can we ever find unity if we invite so many voices to the table? I can almost begin to understand the gatekeepers who want to only make decisions with those who… Continue reading

  • Removing the Beautiful Gate

    Instead of prayers today, I thought I would share with you the text of the sermon I gave as part of The Ordinary Office Sunday service this week. I wish I could say the exclusion and abuse of disabled people within churches was a thing of the past, but sadly these issues are still commonplace… Continue reading

  • Disability, Society & Me

    Some of you who follow my work may have noticed I have moved in recent months towards Disability Theology, and dare I say it, Activism. While I have never considered myself to be disabled, I regularly am disabled by numerous conditions that I live with, and have recently come to understand that while I may… Continue reading

  • A Prayer for Sunday 2nd May 2021

    God of Unity, today I am thankful for Community. I thank you for leaders who give their all, however much or little that may be, from whatever position that may be, to one person or many. Bless us all in our service to eachother and to you. I thank you for communities where all are… Continue reading

About Me

Hello, I’m Rebecca! I am a neurodivergent cishet woman living with Long Covid. I am a qualified and registered Music Therapist, and a Tutor. My specialist interests are faith, spirituality, music and social justice (including safeguarding). I write when I feel like it and have the ‘spoons’. I co-lead the online faith community The Ordinary Office, and write for various blogs, books and resources as required.