What is it that creates a sense of the holy in places as diverse as the city and the rural, within buildings or a community?
Wednesdays 2, 9, 16 and 23 May, 12.30 – 1pm
at St Lawrence Church, The Square, Winchester
Refreshments available. No entrance charge, but your donations are most welcome.
|Finding Sanctuary in Hong Kong
Rosie Mellor lived in Hong Kong for 6 years working as a teacher. She was a member of the Methodist International Church and supported their work with Filipino migrant workers.
|To Arrive where we Started: Insights from Pilgrimage
The Rev’d Dr Sally Welch is Vicar of Charlbury with Shorthampton and Area Dean of Chipping Norton. She is the author of ten books on pilgrimage and labyrinth, and is the editor of New Daylight Bible notes. Her book, Pilgrim Journeys: Pilgrimage for walkers and armchair travellers, was published in July 2017 by BRF.
The Rev’d Canon Peter Seal was ordained in Salisbury cathedral by Bishop John Baker in 1983. He served as a curate in Wareham, and then became Chaplain to King Alfred’s College, Winchester, before returning to parish ministry at St Luke, Stanmore. He is presently Rector of St Matthew with St Paul and Chaplain to Peter Symonds College. Peter is married to Julia, who works for WaterHarvest. They have two adult children.
|A Kind of Belonging: Place & Parish in England
The Reverend Dr Andrew Rumsey is Rector of the Oxted Team Ministry in Southwark Diocese. His latest book, Parish: An Anglican Theology of Place, was published by SCM in July 2017. Previous books include the 2010 Mowbray Lent Book Strangely Warmed (Continuum), which was reprinted three times in its first year of publication and commended by, among others, Tom Wright and Ian Hislop – the latter endorsing it as ‘witty, erudite, eloquent and thoughtful’. Andrew is a regular speaker at Greenbelt and former vice-chair of the magazine of Christian comment on culture, Third Way.
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Space in the City is an ecumenical venture organised by lay, licensed, ordained and associate members of Winchester’s city churches: St Bartholomew and St Lawrence with St Swithun-upon-Kingsgate, St Peter’s and the United Church.