Praying Outside Day

Start date
21 Apr 2018, 9:30 a.m.
End date
21 Apr 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Old Alresford Place, Old Alresford

A Diocese of Winchester ecumenical resource day on Prayer, following on from last year’s Creative Prayer day.

All welcome to this inspiring day with guest speakers focusing on prayer in diverse settings, styles and age groups, including Prayer & Mental Health (Vanessa Lawrence); Prayer, Pilgrimage & Labyrinth (Sally Welch); and speakers being confirmed for: Prayer, the Arts & the Street; Prayer in FE & HE Colleges; Prayer, Youth & Urban Estates. Plus resources and displays with the forthcoming Thy Kingdom Come prayer novena in mind. Don’t miss a great day. 

9.30am:Arrival & Coffee

9.45-10.30: Prayer Spaces in SchoolsJane Whittington - Prayer Spaces In Schools Networker and Schools Officer Christian Distinctiveness, Diocese of Guildford.

10.30-11.15: Prayer, Youth and Urban Estates

Alan Moss - St Mellitus College and Romford estate youth worker.

11.15-11.45: Coffee break

11.45-12.30: Prayer and Mental Health

Vanessa Lawrence - Adult Mental Health Chaplain, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

12.30-12.45: Brief introductions to …..the Labyrinth (Sally Welch) and Sound Portraits (Epiphany)

12.45-1.45pm:Lunch break- with opportunity to walk the Labyrinth, encounter Sound Portraits or browse resources

1.45-2.45pm: Pilgrim PrayersSally Welch - Author of books on labyrinths, pilgrimage and mindfulness.

2.45-3.45pm: Prayer, the Arts & Public SpacesEpiphany music ensemble - 5 Professional musicians who formEpiphany, together with artist Tamara Jackson from YWAM,play create and speak on outreach through prayer and music - including during Thy Kingdom Come

3.45-4.30pm: Tea - with opportunity to walk the Labyrinth, encounter Sound Portraits or browse resources

Tickets cost £15 per person to include lunch. To book your place, please click here.