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Events

weeWONDERBOX is a collaboration between the Iona Community’s Programme team and the Wild Goose Resource Group, and is a series of face-to-face events, that mainly take place in central Glasgow.

You’ll find details of the current programme here.


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Jan, 2020

John Bell events

Event Date: Jan 01, 2020

John Bell regrets that he has had to cancel his engagements in Jan & Feb 2020, due to bereavement. Some may be rescheduled, and details will be added in due course.

APCE 2020 ‘See, I am sending you out’

Event Date: Jan 29, 2020

John Bell regrets he is now unable to attend, due to bereavement. 29 Jan – 1 Feb. Join us in Little Rock, AR for an “outside the box” Association of Presbyterian Church Educators Annual Event!  Bring your ideas, questions, imagination and passion as we discover together how God is sending us out to make disciples […]

Feb, 2020

Ancient Celtic Gifts for Modern Times

Event Date: Feb 03, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Mon 16th November 2020. 7-9pm, First Parish Yarmouth, ME. The Celtic church may have faded away by the 10th century, but a distinct spirituality which had a concern for creation, personal devotions and a lively engagement with scripture continued among […]

Make a Joyful Noise

Event Date: Feb 03, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Mon 16th November 2020. 10am-12noon, Congregational Church, Cumberland, ME. The primary voice in the song of the church is the voice of the congregation. ALL people, not just some, are expected by God to praise their Maker. But this doesn’t […]

The Lost Tradition of Lament

Event Date: Feb 04, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Tues 17th November 2020. 3-5.30pm, UCC, Belfast, ME. In an era in which many people lament the state of politics, the precarious nature of the ecological health of the planet, and the perennial misfortunes of life, there seems to be […]

A Big Sing with the Global Church

Event Date: Feb 05, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Wed 18th November 2020. John Bell will lead an evening session at Camden UCC, Maine. The Western Churches, especially its English speaking cultures, have sent Abide With Me, Onward Christian Soldiers and their like all over the world. But what […]

The Love of God and Global Warming

Event Date: Feb 05, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Wed 18th November 2020. John Bell will lead a morning session at Camden UCC in Maine. Not until the recent encyclical of Pope Francis has any major denomination addressed the relationship in post-industrial times between the people of earth and […]

Developing Personal Spirituality

Event Date: Feb 06, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Thurs 19th November 2020. John Bell will lead this morning session at St. Peter’s Church, Rockland, ME. One of the keys to spirituality is to recognise that it has to do with relating – to God, and to ourselves – […]

Songs for Lent and Holy Week

Event Date: Feb 07, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Fri 13th November 2020. In this workshop for local church choirs at First Presbyterian Church of Howard County, MD, John Bell will introduce a mixture of congregational and choral items. Begins 7.15pm.

Sing with the World

Event Date: Feb 08, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Sat 14th November 2020. At this Big Sing, John Bell will introduce music from all continents, including several new additions, as part of his Scholar in Residence weekend at First Presbyterian, Howard County. Begins 7pm.

The Imagination as an Aid to Belief

Event Date: Feb 08, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for Sat 14th November 2020. John Bell will lead this morning’s Adult Education Forum as part of his Scholar in Residence weekend at First Presbyterian, Howard County. Begins 9am.

Liturgy and Justice: Allies or Enemies?

Event Date: Feb 12, 2020

John Bell regrets he is no longer able to give this lecture, due to bereavement. His visit has been rescheduled for Thurs 12th November 2020. The Reformed Church Center at New Brunswick Theological Seminary welcomes John L. Bell to give the 2019-2020 Poppen-Young Lecture in Reformed Worship. He will be leading two programs during his […]

The Effect of Sung Text on Faith Development

Event Date: Feb 13, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to cancel this event, due to bereavement. At the Baltimore Presbytery gathering in Catonsville, MD, John Bell will lead worship, and a workshop on the themes of improving congregational song and the effect of sung text on faith development.

The Spirituality of the Psalms

Event Date: Feb 14, 2020

John Bell regrets he has had to postpone this event, due to bereavement. Rescheduled for March 5th-7th 2021. Feb 14-16, Sisterhood of St. John the Divine, Cummer Ave, Toronto. For many believers, the Psalms comprise an essential part of the liturgy of Holy Communion—a welcome pause between the Old Testament reading and the Epistle. The […]

Mar, 2020

Regional Plenary of the Iona Community – Scotland North East and Central

Event Date: Mar 21, 2020

Notice of a Regional Plenary of the Iona Community   Saturday 21st March 2020 12.30.-4p.m.   At Lecropt Church Hall, Bridge of Allan, FK9 4NB ( Adjacent to Bridge of Allan Railway Station and also room to park)   More details later but put the date in your diary please.   Open to Iona Community […]