Feeling Mortal

One of the inescapable realities of being human is death. Christianity is sometimes accused of denying this reality but in fact sees death not so much as an ending but a new beginning. The Revd Andrew Edmeads MA has for many years been chaplain to a Children’s Hospice and is better qualified than most to reflect on the encounter of the human being with approaching mortality. He writes: “I have become more interested in what it means to be human,…

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Making a Difference

We are delighted to welcome Rt Revd Bishop Nicholas Holtam, Bishop of Salisbury, to Sherborne to close our lecture series on the Environment and Poverty. Since 2014 +Nicholas has been the Church of England spokesman for the environment. On his appointment Bishop Nicholas said: “There is an urgency about environmental issues. They press hard on all of us, but the poorest of the earth are the most vulnerable.

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My sister’s keeper?

Loretta Minghella OBE Loretta is the CEO of Christian Aid and leads Christian Aid’s involvement in Aprodev (a group of 17 European church-related development agencies) and as a member of the British Overseas Aid Group (BOAG) and the Disasters Emergency Committee.

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Summer Insight 2015

Poverty & Environment We are used to hearing reports about the environment, local and global, and we are also accustomed to hearing about poverty. In the 21st century the poor, it seems, are always with us but perhaps we do not always stop to consider whether there might be a connection between these two. Images such as these are commonplace on our televisions and in our newspapers but is it possible that the way we think of and treat our own…

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Forthcoming Events
  1. The Cost of Care

    Monday, 1 July @ 19:30 - 21:00
  2. Post-Modern Mission

    Monday, 15 July @ 19:30 - 21:00
  3. Learn New Testament Greek

    Monday, 26 August @ 09:30 - Saturday, 31 August @ 15:00
  4. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I

    Wednesday, 4 September - Friday, 6 September
  5. Introduction to Biblical Hebrew II

    Monday, 9 September - Wednesday, 11 September