Joint Public Issues Team: January 2018
What does it mean to be a Christian in the midst of our changing world? How do we live prophetically in a time of political turbulence, social upheaval and climate change? 'Brave New World? Faithful living in a time of change', is an opportunity to discuss challenges, fears and hopes for the future of our communities, nations and world with keynote speakers Stella Creasy MP and Peter Oborne, columnist at the Daily Mail. The date is Saturday 17th March, the venue is Manchester Central Hall from 10am to 4pm.
A light lunch and refreshments throughout the day will be provided. This is a FREE event. However, we estimate that the cost of lunch and refreshments for one person is £10. If you can contribute towards this, or even cover someone else's cost too, there will be an opportunity to donate on the day. There will be a choice of ten workshops and for more information, click here.
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