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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.


[ Apr, 2020 ]

Apr, 2020

CANCELLED: Lament for Lent

Event Date: Apr 01, 2020

weekly @ weeWONDERBOX 6.45-8.15pm. God isn’t afraid of our grief, doesn’t cower when we complain and does not take our lament lightly. Through biblical exploration, discussion and creative expression, we’ll have the opportunity, rather than saying “Fine thanks”, to let the unsaid out. This six-week series is based on the Church Mission Society’s 2020 Lent […]

POSTPONED: Jesus, Justice & Joy

Event Date: Apr 04, 2020

LITTLE VOICES: BIG DIFFERENCE – Spring 2020 Day of Reflection, organised by the Leeds Diocesan Justice & Peace Commission, at Leeds Trinity University, 10.15am-4.30pm. This day of listening, talking, singing, asking questions and exploring answers is led by John Bell. There is no charge (collection will be taken) BUT please book a place by following […]

Holy Week at Derby Cathedral

Event Date: Apr 06, 2020

ADDRESSES WILL NOW BE AVAILABLE ONLINE – details to follow.  John Bell will be speaking at the following services in Holy Week: Compline at 6.30pm on Monday 6th, Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th April; the Liturgy of the Last Supper at 6.30 pm on Maundy Thursday, 9th April; and the Preaching of the Cross from […]

POSTPONED: The Spirituality of the Psalms

Event Date: Apr 14, 2020

14th-16th April, Shepherds Dene Retreat House, Northumberland. The Psalms, which we often see as an intermission between two Sunday readings, have a more profound significance. They were, and still are, one of the foundations of Jewish spirituality. In this retreat we will explore how they can enliven our own devotional life and belief. Led by […]

POSTPONED: Mediterranean Hope

Event Date: Apr 15, 2020

Postponed due to coronavirus. 6.45-8.45pm, The Ground, 21 Carlton Court, Glasgow, G5 9JP. An evening with Fiona Kendall. Fiona is a Scottish lawyer currently working as a Church of Scotland mission partner with Mediterranean Hope, a Rome-based organisation supporting and doing advocacy work for refugees and asylum-seekers. After a short opening liturgy, Fiona will show […]

POSTPONED: Horror and Humour in the Bible

Event Date: Apr 17, 2020

17th-19th April, Minsteracres Retreat Centre, Co. Durham. To the casual reader, humour in the Bible can be totally lost, mostly because we have a habit, when reading privately, of hearing the dullest lector or priest reading the verses in a monotone. But the humour is there, in the Old Testament and in the New for […]

POSTPONED: Conceived in sin – the fun of it!

Event Date: Apr 20, 2020

St Bride’s Church, Liverpool, 6pm. Public Theology Lecture with John L. Bell. The doctrine of original sin, more than any other theological construct, led to untold awkwardness with regard to issues of gender and sexuality in the Christian churches. Its foundations, which are not secure, need a bit of shaking for the benefit of the […]