Dates for Your Diary
Due to the Covid-19 situation, we believe there are no events planned for the foreseeable future, but here are the events planned as at October 2019, when Issue 20.1 went to press, which to our knowledge went ahead.
A look at what was happening in various organisations
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.
Food: Lunch will be provided
Venue: Bradford Cathedral, 1 Stott Hill, Bradford, BD1 4EH
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
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
Thursday 21 November 12 noon to Friday 22 November 2pm
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
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
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)