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Oct
3
Sat
Just Living – Simply @ The Larder Food Bank
Oct 3 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
How do we escape the economic trappings of western consumerism to live just lives of simplicity, generosity and hospitality while being aware of our responsibilities to others in our local community and the wider world?
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This practical workshop will draw upon local experiences to explore how we can:
  • live within our fair share of the world's resources and limits;
  • respond to poverty and inequality with radical generosity;
  • live restoratively through sacrificial relationships;
  • use our power to speak prophetically to our churches and wider society in order to cultivate a healthier relationship between God, people and creation.
Just Living is an annual workshop to inspire, enthuse and motivate Christians who are passionate about tackling injustice locally and globally through shared learning, reflection and worship. 
Nov
24
Thu
Catherwood Lecture: Ain’t Gonna Study War No More @ Union Theological College
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm

...AIN'T GONNA' STUDY WAR NO MORE...

Annual Catherwood Public Theology Event

Alan and Elaine Storkey

Responder: Norman Hamilton

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The accumulation of power by arms companies and the influence of militarism have continued for over a century. The time has come for people of faith to address these issues and to take seriously Jesus' words, "those who take the sword will perish by the sword." Dr Alan Storkey is an economist, sociologist and artist. He the author of War or Peace: The Long Failure of Western Arms. Elaine Storkey is a theologian, philosopher, social scientist and broadcaster. Norman Hamilton (OBE) is convenor for Public Affairs for the Presbyterian Church in Ireland and was previously the minister of Ballysillan Presbyterian Church. Public Theology explores the relationship between Christian conviction and the broader social and cultural context in which the Christian community lives. The Catherwood Lecture in Public Theology has been an annual event since 1998.

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