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Looking Back, Moving Forward: Winter Night Shelter Reflection
May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pmFree
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