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: £5 per lecture (people in full-time education free).
Wednesday 17th January at 7.30pm
Christian Ministry Today: Theological Reflections on Ministry in Contemporary British Society.
David Monteith Dean of Canterbury, previously Dean of Leicester.
Wednesday 21st February at 7.30pm
The Russian Orthodox Church and the War in Ukraine: Historical and Theological Perspectives.
Philip Boobbyer Reader Emeritus in History, University of Kent, interested in Russian history and spirituality, author of works such as Conscience, Dissent and Reform in Soviet Russia (2005). PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TALK WILL NOT BE STREAMED OR RECORDED.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TALK WILL BE AT 5PM Wednesday 20th March at 5pm
Going, Going, Gone: Why UK Christian Decline is Irreversible.
Abby Day Professor of Race, Faith and Culture, Goldsmiths College, author of Why Baby Boomers turned from Religion (2022).
PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF DATE Wednesday 24th April at 7.30pm
The Messiah in Judaism and Christianity.
Dan and Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok Professor Emeritus of Judaism, University of Wales, and former Principal, West Heath Girls’ School, joint authors of works on Judaism and Christianity.
Wednesday 15th May at 7.30pm
Science, Theology, and the Climate Crisis: Exploring Climate Change on a Spiritual Level.
Charlotte Sleigh Curate, St Paul’s, Canterbury, Associate Professor, Science and Technology, UCL
Wednesday 19th June at 7.30pm
God in Love Unties us? - The Methodist Experience of Revisiting the Definition of Marriage.
Geoffrey Farrar Methodist minister, member of the working party whose report ‘God in Love Unites Us’ led the church to re-define marriage and sanction cohabitation.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS TALK WILL NOT BE STREAMED OR RECORDED.
ADDRESS Contemporary Theology Group St. Peter's Methodist Church St Peter's Street, Canterbury, Kent. CT1 2BE
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.