Tuesday, 30 December 2014

JANUARY REMINDERS

 
Preaching on difficult occasions
 
Dr. Alan Billings of Sheffield is coming to help us wrestle with those occasions when we are uncertain of what The Word is for the coming Sunday.
 
This is an ecumenical training event for all who preach.
 
DATE:             Saturday 24th January 2015
VENUE:          Whittington Moor Methodist Church, Chesterfield S41 8NA
TIME:              Gathering from 9.45 for 10 am, Finishing at 3 pm
LUNCH:          Soup and drinks provided – bring your own sandwiches.
FOCUS:          Alan will take 2 topics which are not easy to preach about and set out ways of approaching them.
 
TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE: Please e-mail R.Lindsey100@btinternet.com
ANY QUESTIONS?  Please email Richard (email above) or phone Hilary on 01246 857846.
Dr. Alan Billings has been a parish priest in inner-city Sheffield and the Lake District. He was Vice Principal of Cuddesdon College, Oxford, (Anglican theological college) and Principal of the West Midlands Training Course at Queens College Birmingham (Methodist, URC, and Anglican). He was Director of the Centre for Ethics and Religion at Lancaster University and now tutors for the Urban Theology Unit, Sheffield. You may have heard him on BBC Radio 4’s Thought for the Day or read one of his many books.