St Philip and St James’s church, Grafton Road, Cheltenham, GL50 2DD

A Church for the 21st Century

You are invited to a series of conversations with Revd. Nick Davies, Area Dean for Cheltenham, as he reflects upon his recent sabbatical visiting redesigned Churches both here and in the US. 7.30pm Church House, Grafton Road.  GL50 2DL.

The rising and falling of many in Israel:  3rd May
Nick reports back on his week with Pip and Jim’s partner church of St Andrew’s in Ramallah, the military courts which process Palestinian children and a visit to Petra.

Going to Church and being the Church:  17th May
A tour around some of the reordered Churches which Nick visited in the UK and exploration of the challenges and opportunities for worship and mission.

Worship as a journey:  7th June
The story of the reordering of Philadelphia Cathedral and the innovative work of their Dean, Very Revd. Richard Giles.

Dancing with angels and saints:  21st June
Nick takes us to Grace Cathedral and Gregory of Nyssa Church in San Francisco to explore labyrinths and intentional communities in a post Christian society.

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