Halfway House Play – Dealing with the Past 100 years on  (change from published seminar)

Halfway House Play – Dealing with the Past 100 years on (change from published seminar)

‘It’s a winter’s night; snow has made driving across the Sperrins impossible. Louise and Bronagh, with similar but different backgrounds, end up in the back room of a pub. A conversation they never expected starts about their families and about 1916, the Somme and the Rising.’ And so begins ‘The Halfway House’, a play written by […]

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Remembering 1916

Remembering 1916

The battle of the Somme and the Easter Rising are seminal events in our history. They have helped determine our identities on this island. ‘Since memories shape present identities, neither I nor the other can be redeemed without the redemption of our remembered past’. How do we do this? How can we remember truthfully, responsibly […]

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Why Marriage?

Why Marriage?

The idea of marriage is something that society has embraced for many years. With the concept of marriage changing in the public eye, we want to look at this issue through a theological lens and uncover its public good. The current challenges to marriage in the public eye will be discussed, with a focus on […]

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Question Time Panel

Question Time Panel

Peter Lynas will host a Question Time style panel with lPeter Lynas will host a Question Time style panel with the Communities Minister Paul Givan, former moderator Trevor Morrow and Nicola Brady from the Irish Council of Churches. We will discuss key questions about the role of the church in politics and the public square […]

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The Church in Northern Ireland: A Snapshot

The Church in Northern Ireland: A Snapshot

Earlier this year Evangelical Alliance carried out some research on the state of the Church in Northern Ireland. In this seminar, we will present our findings in an informal and engaging way through some stories and statistics. What can we celebrate and what should concern us? Where are the challenges and opportunities? How can we […]

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Work: Meaningful mission on Mondays

Work: Meaningful mission on Mondays

How we can develop a strategy to share the gospel. Most of us wish that we could share the gospel more effectively at work but feel slightly guilty about this on the whole. How can we think through a mission strategy for our own workplaces which will not involve us either having to have a personality […]

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Work: What’s it doing to you?

Work: What’s it doing to you?

How can we make sense of how work affects us? When we have asked people about their experience of work they will report that, on the whole work, is a major cause of stress in their lives.  But work has the prospect of affecting us in so many other ways as well. This seminar will explore […]

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Work: What’s the Point?

Work: What’s the Point?

Why does work, and your particular work, matter to God? Work is an important aspect of our life. But if you asked a lot of Christians why they go to work they would have quite a pragmatic view of work. They might say that we work to provide for our needs and it is a place […]

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