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What am I Doing Here?

A Beginner's Guide to Church


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ISBN-13: 9780715141618
Published: 01/06/2008
Product description
Have you ever wondered what church is all about? Ever found yourself in a service wondering what on earth is going on? And what the point of it all is? Whether you're completely new to church or have been coming to church for a while, this little book is here to help you! With a down-to-earth style and subtle humour, What Am I Doing Here? takes you through an Anglican Holy Communion service, demystifying what happens - and why. Subjects covered include: * What are you doing here?: The need to meet your maker * Worship: The need to celebrate and count our blessings * Confession: The need for accounting procedures and a clean slate * Sermons: The need for wise words and challenging questions * The Creed: The need for a basic belief system * Prayer: The need to engage with the wider world and ask for help * The Peace: The need to live in right relationship with others * Holy Communion: The need for strength, comfort and delight * Being sent out and the after-church chat: The need to share the journey
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'Small, low-priced, and with great illustrations by Dave Walker - the UK's deservedly best-known Christian cartoonist.' -- Melanie J. Carroll, owner of Unicorn Tree Books 20080516

Author Information

Dave Walker

Dave Walker is a freelance cartoonist specialising in church and cycling-themed cartoons. He started drawing cartoons when he should have been concentrating on theological lectures at college, and his drawings have now appeared each week in the Church Times for ten years. He has drawn cartoons for The Guardian, Christian Aid, Greenpeace, and Cycling Weekly, among others. He runs a number of cartoon websites, including, which supplies ecclesiastical cartoons for church magazines.

Dave lives in Essex, where he is on the steering group for a Methodist chapel, The Fishermen's Chapel in Leigh-on-Sea.

Hilary Brand

HIlary Brand is the author of The Sceptics Guide to the Bible (BRF) and the best-selling Lent course Christ and the Chocolaterie (Darton, Longman and Todd). She enjoys life in a Surrey village and its parish church and also likes going to the movies, walking long-distance footpaths and keeping chickens.

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