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Brian McLaren to tour the UK at PCN’s invitation

Brian McLaren to tour the UK at PCN’s invitation Often cited as one of the most influential Christian leaders in the West, Brian McLaren will be here in October 2016, speaking on his upcoming book, ‘The Great Spiritual Migration: Re-imagining a Faith that will Save Us’

Brian McLaren argues for a new kind of Christianity.  For centuries, Christianity has presented itself as a system of beliefs. That system of beliefs has supported a wide range of unintended consequences - from colonialism to environmental destruction, from subordination of women to stigmatization of LGBT people. What would it mean for Christians to rediscover their faith - not as a system of beliefs, but as a just and generous way of life, rooted in contemplation and expressed in action, that makes amends for its mistakes, and is dedicated creating a beloved community for all? ...

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PCN Britain at the Devon County Show

PCN Britain at the Devon County Show For the first time, PCN Britain is to have a stall at a county show, thanks to the enthusiasm of members in Devon.

The Exeter group is having a stall in the Devon County Show Churches ‘tent’ (actually a barn and marquee) this year, on May 19th, 20th and 21st.  Volunteers from the Exeter group have offered to staff the stall from early morning until close of the show each day, two by two, to allow for breaks. 

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Is a Radical Church Possible? by Adrian Alker

Is a Radical Church Possible? by Adrian Alker In his new book, PCN’s Britain’s chair, Adrian Alker, argues that churches should listen to the radical voices within.  Far from undermining the institution, they offer the churches’ best hope of survival.

Mainstream Christian denominations are facing critical decline in the UK. Church leaders call for new strategies for growth but will these be effective? In this book, Adrian Alker calls for an honest look at the life of Jesus and the faith of the Church and suggests a radical and more honest reshaping of the churches to enable them to face the challenges of the present day.

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PCN Britain commends the Student Christian Movement’s 2016 appeal

PCN Britain commends the Student Christian Movement’s 2016 appeal This is a match funded appeal - all your donations will be worth double to SCM, thanks to a generous sponsor.

This year’s SCM appeal is being match funded – every £1 you give will be matched by a charitable trust. PCN welcomes the work that SCM does in universities and colleges and we encourage those who like PCN to think about donating to SCM.

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An opportunity to work for Gladstone’s Library

An opportunity to work for Gladstone’s Library The Library aims to create an inclusive and ecumenical community and resource.  There are currently vacancies for volunteer chaplains and library interns

The Library is situated in Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire CH5 3DF.  The closing dates for these vacancies are 14th and 15th February 2016, respectively. 

Reception hours are 8:30am until 5:00pm seven days a week. Phone: 01244 532350. Email: enquiries@gladlib.org.  The email addresses for applications are given below, following each job description. 

The rest of this entry has been written by Gladstone’s Library

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