Keeping Faith in Hard Times

John Bell

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 6:30 PM - 12:30 PM to Thursday, July 26, 2018 6:30 PM - 12:30 PM

Kirkridge



The election in the USA and the referendum in the UK have dominated the news in the respective nations, torn apart communities and political parties, enabled a rise in racist rhetoric and eclipsed what might be counted as the 'weightier issues' of social, international and ecological justice.  Faith communities in many places have either been caught off guard, or have not found a vocabulary with which to address the malaise commonly felt.

In this retreat we will look at and for Biblical, theological and spiritual resources to keep us in step with God and out of step with apathy

John L. Bell is a member of the Iona Community's Wild Goose Resource group, which engages with the public through participation in conferences and events throughtout the UK and abroad.  With his colleagues, he has produced collections of original songs, compilations of music from the World Church, and books of worship resources and sermons.

Cost $475 includes double occupancy room, board and tuition.

 

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