Monthly meeting February
Continuing with our current book
- The Grove pub, Bellamy Road, Balham
- Group members
- Balham, South London Group
Continuing with our current book
“Singing Hymns again for the first time”. - familiar tunes with new words. Enjoy and celebrate singing together.
Jane Williams will explore how God works for our salvation in ways so gentle, so subtle and so apparently vulnerable that it is easy to overlook their force, calling us to walk in the paths of humility for our own sake and for the sake of the world.
Join students and recent graduates from around the country for SCM annual gathering at Hebron Hall, Dinas Powys near Cardiff!
We’ll be spending the weekend exploring the themes of pilgrimage and prayer and looking at how we can listen to God and speak out in faith.
We’re super pleased to announce that Amanda Mukwashi, the CEO of Christian Aid, will be our headline speaker on the Saturday! She will be exploring what the themes of prayer and pilgrimage have meant to her in light of her experiences. Read more about her and our other speakers.
Workshops will fall into two streams, “I will speak” and “I will listen”. We’re really glad to have Jessica Dalton from Christian Soliarity Worldwide joining us to explore how to lobby for one of the workshops!
More details to follow, including Bible Study leader, more workshop details and how you can get involved through the AGM which will be happening on the Sunday Morning.
Cost of the ticket includes food and a bed in a shared room. There are travel bursaries of up to £50 available - please do make use of these! We’ll be asking what your travel plans are in order to join you up with others who may be travelling from your area to make it as easy as possible for as many as possible to come along.
Book now to secure your place!
inviting Open Table members and friends to tell their stories about reconciling gender identity, sexual orientation, faith or spirituality
Richard will speak about the perceptions people of different faiths have of Christianity and responses from five Christians. He will introduce his newly published book, 'Perceptions of Christianity'.
This event is an open event for members and friends of the Progressive Christianity Network and the general public.
‘Towards Third Millennium Christianity: Activism, Nonviolence and the Mystical Imperative’
2018 was the centenary of the end of the First World War - ‘the war to end all wars’. Since then, there has not been a single day when the world has been at peace. This day explores why.
This year the PCN annual meeting will return to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, thanks to the generosity of the chaplaincy team there.
The meeting gives an opportunity to hear about and discuss the work of PCN over the past year and to look ahead to our programme of events and projects. We particularly hope that members and group co-ordinators will join us and share news from their regions. We will be presented with the accounts and elect trustees.
Barbara Brown Taylor will be with us for the weekend of May 24th - 27th next year (2019). Initial programme so far. Saturday 25th. 10:30 - 13:00 Preachers Workshop (details to follow). Saturday 25th. 7:00pm for 7:30pm. Truro Cathedral. Barbara will speak to her latest book Holy Envy, Finding God in the Faith of Others. Admission £5.00 Sunday 26th. Truro Cathedral. Barbara will preach at the 10:00 Eucharist followed by coffee and questions. Further details to follow so please email me if you wish to be kept informed of developments.
Inside our Awakening Universe: The New Cosmic Story and the Meaning of Faith
Christian Faith and Ecology in an Unfinished Universe
From her work in the Ecuadorian Amazon, award-winning environmentalist Nicola Peel will show examples of solutions to environmental problems which remedy the issues, and enable communities to flourish.
An opportunity to engage with our speakers in a conversation about religion and atheism
Ernie Rea, Presenter of Radio 4 Beyond Belief, Avril Robarts, Yoga teacher and specialist in Indian spirituality, Stephen Williams, Retired probation officer and SOF treasurer
This year’s reading party is at Bishop Woodford House in the delightful old Cathedral town of Ely, 15 miles from Cambridge and close to the Fens. As always, the programme gives time to enjoy as well as to relax.
The conference is from Monday September 9th-Thursday 12t.h and costs £255 ensuite. There are a small number of non-ensuite rooms at £235.
The conference will be led by Anne Lewitt, URC minister at Petworth, Pulborough and Billingsworth, and Free to Believe chair, Martin Camroux. |
The reading party offers a chance to think about the meaning of our lives from two different perspectives, both open-minded and critical and reflective, but one mostly no longer believing in God the other still believing.