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 June, 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, or buy a season ticket of £12 covering all six lectures.
2020 Programme
Wednesday 15th January at 7.30pm

Climate Change: is it a done deal, and where is God in all of this? 

Richard Llewellin
Formerly Bishop of Dover and Bishop at Lambeth.

John Butler
Professor Emeritus of Health Service Studies, University of Kent; author of books on Becket’s remains and the Red Dean.

Wednesday 19th February at 7.30pm

The Lindchester Chronicles: blogging the church and Brexit.

Catherine Fox
Novelist exploring themes of religion, spirituality and sexuality, most recently in the Lindchester Chronicles, set in a cathedral close.

Wednesday 18th March at 7.30pm

What does success look like when you worship the crucified God?

Anna Drew
Director of Communications, Diocese of Canterbury, and a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Daily Service and Prayer for the Day.

Due to the Coronavirus situation, this lecture has been cancelled.

Wednesday 15th April at 7.30pm

More than just the crumbs underneath the table: imagining schools (and churches) as communities of scripture scholarship?

Bob Bowie
National Institute for Christian Education Research, Canterbury Christ Church University.

Due to the Coronavirus situation, this lecture has been cancelled.

Wednesday 20th May at 7.30pm

A Kingdom of Love: poetry for precarious times.

Rachel Mann
Anglican parish priest, broadcaster, and author of seven books, including a debut collection of poetry, A Kingdom of Love (2019); formerly Resident Poet at Manchester Cathedral.

Podcast to follow after the lecture...
Wednesday 17th June at 7.30pm

Building Community: the possibilities and challenges of inter-faith dialogue and action.

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

Podcast to follow after the lecture...
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 Poppies 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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