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.
weeWONDERBOX’s flagship urban festival, ColumbaFest, returns to Glasgow city centre on June 8th-10th, 2018. Our theme: ’Dreams & Visions’ … on what makes ‘prophecy’ today.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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