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Looking Back, Moving Forward: Winter Night Shelter Reflection

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

This event is open to all parishes and churches across the Dioceses of London and Southwark who are involved in hosting or volunteering at a Winter Night Shelter or Homeless Drop-in, or had been prior to the pandemic. It is hosted by the Compassionate Communities Team (Diocese of London) and the Diocese of Southwark.

The aims of the event are:

  • To hear about the experiences of parishes and churches during the 2020 and 2021 Winter Night Shelter seasons.
  • To allow a space to reflect together spiritually and practically on the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 Winter Night Shelter seasons.
  • To provide the opportunity for those involved in Winter Night Shelters or Drop-ins across London to connect with others working in this space.

Confirmed speakers and facilitators:

  • The Right Revd Robert Wickham, Bishop of Edmonton and Chair of Housing Justice
  • The Revd Jonathan Sedgwick, Archdeacon of Southwark
  • Ami Moulton, New Way
  • Naomi Newman, This Is Growth
  • Jon Kuhrt, Faith Advisor to the Government on Rough Sleeping

Venue

St Mark’s Church
337 Kennington Park Road
London, SE11 4PW
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