Events

Dates for Your Diary

Dates for your diary, as at October 2019, when Issue 20.1 went to press
A look at what is happening  in various organisations

 

Bradford Cathedral

Saturday 9th November 9:30am to 4:00pm

Thinking Faith Network

Business and the Kingdom: The Big Picture

Our annual North of England conference will connect our business lives with the themes of Creation, Fall, Christ and the Kingdom. Business leaders will help us to see God's plan and the part we play through our different callings to serve him in business.
Cost: £55
Food: Lunch will be provided
Venue: Bradford Cathedral, 1 Stott Hill, Bradford, BD1 4EH
Details: https://www.thinkfaith.net/business

Edinburgh

Thursday 14th November 5.30 -7.30 pm
Transform Work UK

Edinburgh Workplace Networking EventTogether we will share good practice on how not only to survive but thrive as Christians in work. We have a guest speaker, Martyn Link, who will be sharing the journey of how Wood Group Plc Aberdeen has supported the establishment of their Christian Workplace Group called Christians in Wood.
Cost: Free, but donations welcomed
Food: Light refreshments will be provided
Venue: To be confirmed
Details: https://www.transformworkuk.org

 

OBE Chapel, St Paul's Cathedral

Tuesday 19th November 6:30pm-8:00pm
St. Paul’s Institute
#MeToo: Two Years On
A discussion about how much we've learned about discrimination, sexualised behaviour and abuse in working life over the past two years. Two years on from #MeToo - what have we learnt?
Venue: OBE Chapel, St Paul's Cathedral, EC4M 8AD
Cost: Free, but donations welcome.
Details/bookings: Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/2kTJJRJ

 

Sarum College

Thursday 21 November 12 noon to Friday 22 November 2pm
MODEM
MODEM Conference 2019
Losing Control: Enabling Withness

Explore Sam Wells’ ideas about the emergence and non-imperialistic forms of organising and non-control.
Venue: Sarum College, 19 The Close, Salisbury, SP1 2EE
Cost: Non-res £85; R £138 Concession £76/£124
Details/bookings: aogden@sarum.ac.uk

LICC, St. Peter's Church, Vere Street, London

 

Thursday 28th November, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
LICC (London Institute for Contemporary Christianity)
Changing Lives through Social Entrepreneurship
In this evening event, co-sponsored by LICC and Christian Aid’s SALT Business Network, we explore a biblical vision for social entrepreneurship, and flesh that out through two live case studies.
Venue: LICC, St. Peter's Church, Vere Street, London W1G 0DQ
Cost: £10
Details/bookings: https://www.licc.org.uk/events/social-entrepreneurship

 

WCC Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland

Friday 17 January 9am – Saturday 18 January 5pm
Geneva Agape, FaithInvest, World Council of Churches and others
International Conference for Christian Development Agencies and Investors
How can church pension funds and capital investments become more consistent with Christian values?
Venue: WCC Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland
Cost: £120 (non-profit) £400 (Companies)
Details/bookings: https://gafoundation.world/en/conference/conference-20204

 

 

Royal Foundation of St Katharine, London

31 January, 3 April, 26 June
LICC (London Institute for Contemporary Christianity)
Executive Toolbox 2020
6-month programme based around three 24-hour workshops combining teaching with case studies, worship, prayer and accountability.
Venue: Royal Foundation of St Katharine, London E14 8DS
Cost: £750 including full board and accommodation.
Booking/details: www.licc.org.uk/executivetoolbox

 

Westminster College Cambridge

Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd March
Faith in Business
Faith in Business leadership retreat:
Created to Flourish: Wellbeing at Work

Christian Business leaders of all kinds will be gathering in Cambridge for this unique event.
Sharing a vision for business for the glory of God, they will seek to become the leaders people love to follow. Take time out to unwind and re-charge in inspiring company and surroundings.
Venue: Westminster College, Madingley Rd, Cambridge, CB3 0AA
Cost: see https://www.faith-in-business.org/
Details/bookings: https://www.faith-in-business.org/