“For God gives the Spirit without measure… ,” John 3:34.

St Augustine’s holds regular short courses and workshops on a range of topics designed to enliven and inform your Christian life. You can learn more about the Bible, enrich your prayer, enjoy a ‘how to’ guide to theology, discover the fascinating world of children’s spirituality, engage with some of the most challenging issues of our time, and much more.

Malling Abbey

52 Swan Street, West Malling  ME19 6JX

 

Saturday, 2nd November (10:30am-4pm) £30

Theology on the Ground – Revd Catherine Shelley and Revd Anne Bennett

This seminar provides a chance to consider the impact of context on the shape and possibilities for mission and ministry.  Using theological tools from Anglican and Methodist traditions, liberation theology and feminist theology it will provide a chance to share and compare experience, developing both practical knowledge and theological thinking.

 

Saturday, 2nd November (10:30am-4pm) £30

Jesus’ Living Letters – Will Cookson

Will is Dean of Fresh Expressions and Director of Pioneering Ministry in the Diocese of Southwark, familiar with some of the most imaginative and vibrant mission initiatives in the England.  He will lead this workshop on nurturing ourselves and others into a confident and hopeful discipleship, faithful to Jesus’ call to misison.  Whether the business of mission terrifies or thrills you, you can take courage in Paul’s assurance that, in this joyful enterprise, we “are all letters from Christ… written not with ink but with the Spirit of the living God, not on tablets of stone but on tablets of human hearts” (2 Cor. 3:3).

 

Wednesday, 27 November (6:30-9pm) £15

Making Sense of the Moral Teaching in the New Testament – Revd Dr Stephen Laird

A look at some tricky and challenging passages in the Gospel tradition and the Epistles.

There will be a special focus on Matthew’s Gospel (the lectionary gospel for 2020), as well as a range of passages related to current debates about marriage and gender issues.  New Testament ethical teaching will be assessed in its First Century context.  There will be debate and discussion, when we will relate our insights to issues in the Church today.

 

 


Trinity House

4 Chapel Court, off Borough High Street  SE1 IHW

 

Monday, 4th November (6:30-9pm) £15

Making Sense of the Moral Teaching in the New Testament – Revd Dr Stephen Laird

A look at some tricky and challenging passages in the Gospel tradition and the Epistles.
There will be a special focus on Matthew’s Gospel (the lectionary gospel for 2020), as well as a range of passages related to current debates about marriage and gender issues. New Testament ethical teaching will be assessed in its First Century context. There will be debate and discussion, when we will relate our insights to issues in the Church today.

 

 


To ensure your place, please fill in the registration form.

To ask about future courses, please contact office@staugustinescollege.ac.uk or ring 01732 252 656.

All workshops include tea and coffee.