Canterbury Contemporary Theology Group

The Canterbury Contemporary Theology Group is an ecumenical gathering that normally meets on the third Wednesday of each month, from January to July, at St Peter's Methodist Church, Canterbury. 

All meetings start at 7.30 pm and a list of meetings can be found below.

Cost: £3 per lecture.
2022 Programme
Wednesday 19th January at 7.30pm

Religion, Race, and Sexuality: A Complex Trinity.

Jarel Robinson-Brown
Assistant Curate, St Botolph’s at Aldgate, former Methodist minister, author of Black, Gay, British, Christian, Queer (2021).

Wednesday 16th February at 7.30pm

Pandemic Lessons:
What have we Learnt about our Society and our Churches?

Rowan Williams
Archbishop of Canterbury 2002-2012, Master of Magdalene College Cambridge until his retirement in 2020; renowned author and poet.

Wednesday 16th March at 7.30pm

Climate Change is Here – Now What?

Bethany Sollereder
Research Fellow at the Laudato Si’ Research Institute, Campion Hall, Oxford, interested in the theological aspects of climate change.

Wednesday 20th April at 7.30pm

Building Community:
the Possibilities and Challenges of Inter-Faith Dialogue and Action.

Lynne Broadbent
former Director of the National R.E. Centre, Brunel University, and educational trainer working on religious and cultural issues; currently Chair of Canterbury and District Inter-Faith Action.

Wednesday 18th May at 7.30pm

Peace is a Doing Word.

Barbara Glasson
Methodist Conference President 2019-20, pastoral theologian and author, recipient of
Archbishop’s Peace and Reconciliation award for inter-faith dialogue, founder of the ‘bread church’ Liverpool.

Wednesday 15th June at 7.30pm

Sacred Music in a Secular Age, a Theological Perspective.

Jonathan Arnold
Director of Communities and Partnerships, Canterbury Diocese, former member of The
Sixteen, and author of Music and Faith: Conversations in a Post-Secular Age (2019).

Wednesday 20th July at 7.30pm

What Hope Now of Anglican-Methodist Unity?

Jonathan Hustler
Methodist Conference Secretary, formerly Vice-Principal Wesley House Cambridge, author of
Making the Words Acceptable: The Shape of the Sermon in Christian History (2009).

Contemporary Theology Group
St. Peter's Methodist Church
St Peter's Street, Canterbury, Kent.

How to find us:

St. Peters Methodist Church is situated on the High Street, between My Cafe and the Oxfam Book Shop.

From the Westgate Towers, walk up the High Street until you see the Oxfam Bookshop on the right, the Church is next door.
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