Inclusive Church, a conference for those seeking to create welcoming spaces in churches for people of all cultures and backgrounds, will take place in Belfast on April 24 and 25.
The conference, which is a free event run by the Irish Churches Peace Project in conjunction with Embrace, will be held in the Wellington Park Hotel, 21 Malone Road, Belfast, BT9 6RU, opening on April 24 at 5.30pm and finishing at 3.30pm the following day.
Places must be booked in advance.
FRIDAY 24 APRIL
17:30 Arrival and registration
Welcome and introduction
20:00 Creating a safe space: seeing through the eyes of others (Stephanie Mitchell / Denise Wright)
20:45 Table Quiz
SATURDAY 25 APRIL
9:30 Theological reflection (Richard Kerr)
10:00 Panel discussion: Inclusive Church — the experience of migrants
10:40 Group discussion
11:10 Coffee break
11:30 Panel discussion: Inclusive Church – starting new initiatives, adapting current programmes
12:10 Group discussion
12:50 Follow-up sheets (evaluation)
15:30 Conference close
To book a place contact Aneta: firstname.lastname@example.org or 0773 1378 037. Places are limited, so please respond by April 16.
Please state if you wish to attend the whole conference or just Saturday 25th.
For further details see www.embraceni.org