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Progressive Christianity and the General Election

Progressive Christianity and the General Election A recent survey of the PCN membership asked members to name three aspirations or pledges which they would like to see in any manifesto.

There has been much talk of the Prime Minister Theresa May’s upbringing as the daughter of a vicar. Politicians and pundits refer to ‘Christian values’ and often depict the older generation of churchgoers as being inherently conservative. But a survey of the 700 members of the Progressive Christianity Network in Britain reveals a very different story….

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2nd Marcus Borg Memorial Lecture given by Robin Meyers

2nd Marcus Borg Memorial Lecture given by Robin Meyers Meyers critiques the ‘empire’ nature of the US government and suggests that quantum physics provides a new paradigm for God.

Around a hundred people attended the second Marcus Borg Memorial Lecture on 13th May, held in Bristol, at St Stephen’s Church.  Robin Meyers, an American theologian and pastor, is best known in the UK for his three latest books,

  • Saving Jesus form the Church,
  • The Underground Church – reclaiming the subversive way of Jesus
  • Spiritual Defiance – building a beloved community of resistance.

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Modern Church seeks paid part-time General Secretary

Modern Church seeks paid part-time General Secretary For the first time in their 119 year history, Modern Church are seeking to appoint a paid, part-time General Secretary.

Modern Church encourages open, respectful debate and discussion of matters relating to Christian faith. Originally a Church of England society, it now welcomes all who share its ethos.

 

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Progressive Voices welcomes your contributions

Progressive Voices welcomes your contributions The deadline for the June edition is Friday 12th May

Progressive Voices is the journal and newsletter of PCN Britain, published four times a year.  We welcome articles which reflect progressive Christian thinking and which encourage an inclusive approach to spirituality and religion.

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PCN Britain publishes four information leaflets

PCN Britain publishes four information leaflets Our 14th AGM last Saturday saw the launch of a new set of leaflets providing an up to date reflection of PCN’s work and what we stand for. 

Commending the leaflets to the assembled members, PCN chair, Adrian Alker, encouraged us all to do our best to spread the leaflets about.  Large stocks have been printed and up to 50 of each can be ordered free of charge in the PCN online shop, (see links below). 

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