including time for questions
at The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, on Wednesdays at 12.30 – 1.15pm.
Refreshments available. No entrance charge, but your donations are most welcome.
|20 January||Professor Simon Keyes|
|Simon Keyes was Director of St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace from 2004 to 2014 and is now its Fellow in Reconciliation. He received an Honorary Doctorate in Divinity from the University of Winchester in 2010 and was appointed Visiting Professor at the Centre of Religions for Reconciliation and Peace in 2015 and his talk will open this series.|
|27 January||The Rev’d Stephen Griffith|
|Stephen Griffith worked in the Diocese of Jerusalem 1993–2003 and then became the Archbishop of Canterbury’s chaplain and representative. He continues to be very much abreast of all that is happening in the churches in Syria and the Middle East. He will speak to us about the current situation for Christians and other minorities in Syria.|
|3 February||Ray Hasan|
Responding to crisis in Syria – keeping hope alive
|Ray Hasan has worked for Christian Aid for many years with direct responsibility for a number of their programmes across Asia (in particular, India, Bangladesh and Myanmar). In recent years his position has been to hold an overview of Christian Aid’s programmes across the Middle East. He will address us on the current situation in Syria, its humanitarian implications and how Christian Aid is addressing those issues.|
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