‘Inclusion’ is a hot topic at the moment within many aspects of public life. This sermon series will address inclusion within the context of Christian community, exploring the challenges and opportunities in relation to a number of potentially divisive areas or easily-overlooked groups. Sermons will be preached at the 10 o’clock Eucharist with opportunity for further discussion with the preacher after the service over refreshments.
|22 April||Theological & Religious Pluralism: Ian Maher, Multifaith Chaplaincy Co-ordinator, Sheffield Hallam University.|
|29 April||Criminality & Deviancy: George Pitt, Co-ordinating Prison Chaplain, Her Majesty’s Prison / Young Offender Institution Moorland.|
|6 May||Spirituality & Selfhood: Philip Rodderick, Leader of Contemplative Fire and Bishop of Sheffield’s Advisor on Spirituality.|
|13 May||Disability & Impairment: John Hull, Emeritus Professor of Theological Education, University of Birmingham and Honorary Professor, Queen’s Foundation.|
|20 May||Asylum & Migration: Robert Spooner, Quaker, Methodist Local Preacher and Coordinator at Asylum Seeker Support Initiative – Short Term|
|27 May||No Sermon|
|3 June||Poverty & Social Exclusion: Ruth Shelton, Director of Emmanuel House Centre for the Homeless, Nottingham.|
|10 June||Gender & Sexuality: Jim Cotter, author, speaker, retreat leader, spiritual director, wordsmith and liturgist.|
Open to all – everyone welcome!