Lest we forget
Jo Hibbard reflects on remembering those who died in the First World War
ON REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY, 11 November 2018, it is expected that more people than ever will gather around our war memorials to respect the call for two-minutes silence at 11am and to "remember them". Across the country, church ministers and members will join others at civic events in town halls and squares, or organise services around local church and village memorials. For many, the focus this year will be explicitly on the anniversary of the end of the 'Great War', 100 years before. But is this just a nostalgic looking back to an imagined past, or do the stories of those who died also inform our mission today?
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