Pushing the Boundaries: Social Responsibility Network Conference.
Angel Hotel Cardiff. 6 – 8 October 2014.
See also the
Church in Wales write up … Conference outline
links to individual sessions below) Continue reading 2014 SRN Conference summary outline and links
Good sheep for straying shepherds:
Reflections of a Yank on the Church and Local Communities.
Revd Dr Mark Clavier, Acting Principal of St Michaelâ€™s College, Cardiff.
Continue reading Rev’d Dr Mark Clavier – Reflections of a Yank
The Bishop David joined the conference for a reception on Tuesday evening.
In the afternoon we visited Cardiff Bay and the Senedd (Welsh Assembly) Building … well we can’t work hard
all the time!
All aboard the Waterbus for a trip to Cardiff Bay
Now what is this?
Torchwood? … still waiting for the next serise!
Inside the Senedd building
What a view from the office window
Cardiff Bay and back to the conference
On Day 2 we started with a Eucharist at St John the Baptist Church and were welcomed by Rev’d Canon Dr Sarah Rowland Jones and then heard from the founder of the Women Seeking Sanctuary Action Group, a Cameroonian refugee Constance Nzeneu, and then from Jonathan Cox about Cardiff Citizens.
Continue reading St John the Baptist Church: Communion, Sanctuary and Citizens
The speakers from Monday afternoon’s session commented on issues raised by their presentations and answered questions.
Continue reading Panel discussion
Mostly Hills and Sheep; a Rural View offered by Revd Richard Kirlew, National Lead Rural Life Adviser, Church in Wales.
Richard has a passion for rurality and finds this means pushing boundaries and working outside the box, with farmers, farming unions, charities and very small rural communities, pub ministry.
Continue reading Richard Kirlew: ‘Mostly hills and sheep’
John is the Father of a severely autistic child and his reflections on social action have come from this experience (see the national autism website www.autism.org.uk) Continue reading Rev’d Dr John Gillibrand – Disability
Rt Rev’d John Davies, Bishop of Swansea and Brecon gave the keynote address and brought our attention to the challenge of Archbishop William temple.
Continue reading Rt Rev’d John Davies