God Behind Bars
Churches are streaming services into prisons. Family members of prisoners can watch the same service at the same time - attend 'church' together.
The Parish: Has it Had its Day? - London
@St Mellitus College St Jude's Church London SW5 0LX
Organised by SCM Press and Church times, this 'Moral Maze'-style panel event explores The Parish and its future. This topic will be discussed by the expert panel, perspectives proposed by 4 witnesses, then cross-examined by the panel, with final reflections bringing the evening to a close.
Churches that Change Communities 2017 - Cambridge
@City Church Cambridge Brickfield's House 12-14 Cheddars Lane Cambridge CB5 8LD
Becoming a church for the poor. Churches across the UK are at the frontline of caring for those in need in our country. Thousands of Christians give hours of their time to volunteering in social action projects. But how do we go from helping the poor to becoming churches where people of all backgrounds not only worship God together, but experience genuine community with one another that crosses divisions of class, status, wealth and more?
Church of the Poor/God of the Poor Consultation - Manchester
@Luther King House, Manchester
The National Poverty Consultation will seek to stimulate new thinking about the theme of ‘Church of the Poor/God of the Poor’ drawing on the work of Church Action on Poverty, the Centre for Theology and Justice and a proposed collaborative research study. Findings of research carried out with local churches in Manchester, Sheffield, Stoke and beyond will explore ways in which local churches, denominations and Christian agencies more widely can be enabled to respond, understand,, enable.
On the Road - 3rd national Anglican Fresh Expressions Conference - York
@The Belfrey Low Petergate York YO1 7HH
The conference is for everyone committed to evangelism and growth. It is an opportunity for those involved in fresh expressions of church, growing our parish churches, church planting/grafting and pioneering, or who are interested in knowing more. We will gather to be encouraged and inspired by listening to others and their experiences and sharing our own. There will be workshops covering a range of topics, from well-known leaders in their respective fields.