Lay Employees' Orientation Day 10.00 am to 4.00 pm at Leeds Church Institute, 20 New Market Street, Leeds, LS1 6DG
The day comprises training for newly appointed lay employees working in a church context. It is designed to give a better understanding
of the role of church worker, both in general and in one's own setting. The day's topics, and the opportunity to share together, will help
develop a strong foundation of good practice. The event is free but lunch is provided, so please book your place by 2nd January 2020.
Please click here for more information or book via https://layorientation.eventbrite.co.uk
Bible Month 2020: An introduction to the Book of Ruth - Keynote Speaker: Dr Rachel Starr 10.00 am to 3.30 pm at Boston Spa Methodist Church, LS23 6AA
Rachel Starr is Director of Studies (undergraduate programmes) at the Queen’s Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education, Birmingham.
She completed doctoral studies in Buenos Aires, researching the relationship between theologies of marriage and domestic violence. With David Holgate, she is author
of the SCM Studyguide to Biblical Hermeneutics (2nd edition, 2019) which is used in the Worship Leaders and Local Preachers course.
Cost: £10, lunch provided. Book your place before 12 noon on 20th February 2020 via 2020biblemonth.eventbrite.co.uk
12th - 14th May
Opening the Eyes of the Heart with Philip Richter - Yorkshire Plus Regional Retreat for Presbyters, Deacons and Lay Employees at Wydale Hall, Scarborough
Booking deadline is 1st March 2020. To register a place: https://may2020regionalretreat.eventbrite.co.uk
Pentecost Party 2020 The Pentecost Party returns to Yorkshire West! Following the success of the event where 2,000 people worshipped and
celebrated together in 2018, the second Thy Kingdom Come beacon event will be at South Leeds Stadium, Hunslet, LS11 5DJ on Pentecost Sunday 2020.
Join us between 13:30 and 17:30 for a festival, entertainment, worship led by Lou Fellingham and preacher Revd Ashley Cooper (Cliff College).