As religion has become progressively self-absorbed and spirituality increasingly other worldly, both have failed a generation searching for a vision of a better way, says Gethin Abraham-Williams. It's time for a change.
Modern-day pilgrims are being invited to celebrate the founder of Methodism by walking John Wesley's Way from Welshpool to Llanidloes, participating in street theatre and raising money for good causes.
Methodism in Britain will focus its attention on Wales next month, as Cardiff hosts the annual Methodist Youth Conference from 16-18 November 2007 in the new Urdd Centre in the Bay area - where BBC TV series Doctor Who is based.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, has opened a 13th century church in Wales which was dismantled and rebuilt stone-by-stone over 20 years 50 miles away at the National History Museum, St Fagansa, in Cardiff.