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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 2017-18 Programme here.

 

 

Columba head & shoulders on blue grey square backgroundweeWONDERBOX’s flagship urban festival,  ColumbaFest, returns to Glasgow city centre on June 8th-10th, 2018.
Our theme: ’Dreams & Visions’ … on what makes ‘prophecy’ today.

 

 

 

[ Apr, 2018 ] [ May, 2018 ] [ Jun, 2018 ]

Apr, 2018

Hearing the Stories Again

Event Date: Apr 26, 2018

April 26th-28th A Conference to Reimagine, Reconnect, Rejoice! John Bell is one of the leaders at Food for the Journey 2018, along with Valerie Tutson and Fran McKendree. This year’s conference focus is the art of story. Venue: DaySpring Episcopal Center, 8411 25th Street, East Parrish, FL 34219, USA, dayspringfla.org/event/food-for-the-journey.

Holy and Humorous

Event Date: Apr 30, 2018

…an evening of light entertainment with John Bell Time: 7pm Venue: Higgins Hall, 5255 N Himes Ave, Tampa 33614, USA Contact: Philip Jakob, [email protected] All proceeds to the Trinity Café, Tampa

May, 2018

A Day with John Bell

Event Date: May 12, 2018

John is guest speaker at the meeting of the Iona Community Friends and Associates in Northumbria. £10 per person. Funds raised will go towards Iona Abbey Capital Appeal. Time: 10am-4pm Morning session – ‘At odds with the culture of consumption’. Afternoon session – ‘Singing with the global church’. Venue: Waddington Street United Reformed Church, Waddington […]

The Strange Silence of Biblical Women

Event Date: May 16, 2018

May 16th-18th Despite God making men and women in the divine image, a common presumption of many believers is that it’s really just the men that matter. Hence we know or hear a fair amount regarding Abraham, Moses, David, Peter and Paul, but not quite so much about the women in the Old and New […]

Singing Our Way Into or Out of Belief

Event Date: May 27, 2018

A Montgomery Trust Lecture by John L. Bell. Studies have shown that what we sing is what we end up believing, irrespective of the calibre of pulpit oratory we experience. In this lecture, we reflect on how songs, traditional and contemporary, shape popular theology. Time: 7.30pm Venue: Stoke-on-Trent, location to be confirmed

Jun, 2018

Columba image on blue-grey background with event details, within black border, in red, white and black

ColumbaFest 2018

Event Date: Jun 08, 2018

The 2nd incarnation of ColumbaFest in Glasgow, 8-10th June 2018. Part of the weeWONDERBOX programme, organised by the Iona Community and Wild Goose Resource Group.      

Columba image on blue-grey background with event details, within black border, in red, white and black

ColumbaFest 2018

Event Date: Jun 09, 2018

The 2nd incarnation of ColumbaFest in Glasgow, 8-10th June 2018. Part of the weeWONDERBOX programme, organised by the Iona Community and Wild Goose Resource Group.

Columba image on blue-grey background with event details, within black border, in red, white and black

ColumbaFest 2018

Event Date: Jun 10, 2018

The 2nd incarnation of ColumbaFest in Glasgow, 8-10th June 2018. Part of the weeWONDERBOX programme, organised by the Iona Community and Wild Goose Resource Group.