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DISTRICT REIMAGINE CONFERENCE - 5TH OCTOBER 2019

All Saints, Abingdon invistes us to "Saints Alive".

With Keynote Speaker Trey Hall.

Please see the poster for more information. POSTER

Places can be booked on Eventbrite, via this link:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/saintsalive-reimagine-ii-tickets-59889769914

 


YOUTH LEADERS DAY 

Feeling Good - A day for Youth Leaders exploring health wellbeing and young people.

Saturday 15th June 10:30-3:30 at Stamford Methodist Church. Please see flyer for further details.

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NORTHAMPTON DISTRICT DAY 

A Study day entitled Titfers, Tatties and Toilets, is being held on Saturday 1st June 2019.

The speaker is Mrs Sandra Goodwin, the Methodist Women in Britain Connexional President.

Please see the flyer below for more details.

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JOURNEY OF THE MAGI –  HOST A PERFORMANCE

A festive, light-hearted, joyful event with a moving and profound message.

Share the joy and wonder of Christmas with your church and local community through this exhilarating, critically acclaimed performance. The show offers a bridge between contemporary life and Jesus’s birth, comparing our own personal journey to Christmas day with the journey that the wise men took. With sparkle and songs to keep the children engrossed and bags of good humour for the grown-ups, Journey of the Magi delights audiences of all ages and offers a chance to reflect and refocus.

“Absolutely fabulous show. Wonderful mix of fun, wit, and meaning. It made me laugh and it made me cry all in a couple of minutes. (Hope you'll come back.)”  Richard, Poynton Methodist Church

Springs is inviting churches to host a performance of Journey of the Magi, which will be available nationally from 23rd November to 23rd December 2019.

Further information can be found on the Springs Dance Company website page https://springsdancecompany.org.uk/productions/journey-of-the-magi/, by emailing touring@springsdancecompany.org.uk or by calling 07876 752 910

There is also a flyer HERE


SPACE - URBAN ART RETREAT DAY - 8TH JUNE 2019, LEICESTER

An Urban Art Retreat Day with local artist Jamie Poole using the Methodist Modern Art Collection.

The day will include:

  • A guided tour of the items of the Methodist Modern Art Collection on display at St Andrews
  • Some input on art and spirituality.
  • An opportunity to create something yourself.

More details including how to book are in the poster POSTER


REFLECTION TIME IN FRANCE

Please see below for details of two retreats/workshops in Les Jardins des Arts, complete with booking forms - one in June and one in September.

Labyrinth Workshop Sept 19

Creative Contemplation June 19


THE FIVE DAY COMMUNITY FOR SPIRITUAL FORMATION

Sunday 24th–Friday 29th November 2019 - Cliff College, Derbyshire

Explore the theme of 'Divine Darkness, Divine Light', through a programme of worship, teaching, silence and reflection based on a Benedictine monastic pattern. For more information please see the Flyer here

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METHODIST WOMEN PREACHERS IN BRITAIN CONFERENCE - NOVEMBER  2019

Please click here for the flyer promoting a forthcoming two-day 'Methodist Women Preachers in Britain' conference to be held in November 2019 with details on a call for papers and registration for the event.

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MISSION STUDIES DAY

Rev’d Jill Marsh will be giving a paper at the BIAPT Mission Studies' Special Interest Group day on 14th May, which is about "Living Mission Interculturally", with Anthony Gittins as the key-notes speaker.

Please see further details about this event in the programme HERE


FESTIVAL OF CHURCH MUSIC

On 12th October 2019 the Free Church Choirs will hold their biennial festival in Guildford Cathedral. There is the opportunity to song with the choir, please see the poster for details.

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DISTRICT WORLD CHURCH CELEBRATION SERVICE

This years World Church Celebrations are taking place at Park Avenue Methodist Church on Sunday 14th July. 

The guest preacher is Revd. Dr. Jongikaya Zihle, Chair of the London District. Please see the poster for further information.

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IMMERSION DAY: HINDU CHRISTIAN RELATIONS

Churches Together in Britian (CTBI) would like to invite you to an event we are organizing in partnership with the St.Philip’s Centre in Leicester on the subject of “Contemporary Hindu-Christian relations”, on Thursday 6th June 2019. This is part of the “Immersion Programme” in Inter Faith Relations offered to our member churches, via the Churches’ Forum for Inter-Religious Relations.

The event will include opportunities for dialogue with Hindus and also time for Christians to explore challenging issues such as “idolatry” and “freedom of religion”. We will begin at 10.00 (registrations from 09.30), ending at 16.30, with lunch provided. CTBI will be subsidizing this event however we would be pleased to receive a donation of £35 per person.

There are 30 places available. To ensure that there is a good ecumenical mix at the event we are restricting the number of tickets to one per member church until the 8th March, after that we will be happy for additional places to be booked for anyone in your church networks.

You can book your place via the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/immersion-day-hindu-christian-relations-tickets-56626784236

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to be in touch with us in the CTBI office.


PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND - OCTOBER 2019

Tour leaders are Rev. Richard Tanner, Superintendent Minister Sherwood Forest Circuit and his wife, Rev. Janet Tanner, Minister, National Forest East Circuit. Please see the poster for further details. Poster


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