Being Presbyterian Conference 2019

Being an Open Church

Thursday, October 10th 2019


The guest speaker will be Revd Dr Sam Wells who has been Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields since 2012.

He has served as a parish priest for 20 years – 10 of those in urban priority areas.

Sam spent 7 years in North Carolina, where he was Dean of Duke University Chapel. He is Visiting Professor of Christian Ethics at King’s College, and a member of the Multi-Stakeholder Council that advises the G20 meetings. A regular contributor to Thought for the Day on BBC Radio 4, he has published 30 books, including works on Christian ethics, ministry, liturgy and preaching

Morning programme:

Assembly Buildings, Belfast

                                      i.     10.00 am:                    Coffee and registration

                                     ii.     10.30 am                     Worship

                                    iii.     10.50 am                     Being an Open Church 1.

                                   iv.     11.40 am                     Table discussion

                                     v.     12.10 pm                     Questions

                                   vi.     1.00 pm                       Lunch

                   vii.  2.00 pm                      Close

Evening Programme:

First Lisburn Presbyterian Church

                                      i.     7.30 pm                       Worship

                                     ii.     7.50 pm                       Being an Open Church 2

                                    iii.     8.40 pm                      Questions

                   iv.                      Coffee (retiring offering for Being                                                     Presbyterian)