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The Parish: Has it Had its Day?

The Parish: Has it Had its Day?

St Mellitus College opens its doors on October the 9th at 7pm for this event discussing The Parish: Has it Had its Day? 

Organised by SCM Press and Church times, this ‘Moral Maze’–style panel event explores The Parish and its future. This topic will be discussed by the expert panel, perspectives proposed by 4 witnesses, then cross–examined by the panel, with final reflections bringing the evening to a close.

The witnesses:

Andy Milne, leading a Fresh Expression in Bradford, and author of The DNA of Pioneer Ministry

David Goodhew, a Church Growth expert and author of Fresh!: An Introduction to Fresh Expressions of Church and Pioneer Ministry

Alison Milbank, theologian and author of For the Parish

Andrew Rumsey, rector of Oxted and author of Parish: An Anglican Theology of Place

The panel:

Graham Tomlin, Bishop of Kensington

Paula Gooder, Director for Mission Learning and Development, Birmingham

Calvin Samuel, Principal, London School of Theology

Nick Spencer, Research Director, Theos Think Tank

Jessica Martin, Canon, Ely Cathedral

The Chair: 

Maeve Sherlock

Monday 9th October 2017

St Mellitus College
St Jude’s Church

7pm start

Image from SCM Press

The Theos Team

The Theos Team

Theos’ Nick Spencer spoke at an event held by St Mellitus College on 9th October 2017 on the future of the parish system

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