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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.

 

 

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Feb, 2018

Holy & Humorous

Event Date: Feb 23, 2018

An evening of light entertainment with John Bell of the Iona Community. All proceeds to Iona Abbey Capital Appeal. The event is open to all, especially to anyone who believes there is no fun in faith. Time: 7pm Tickets: £10 Venue: St. Paul’s Church, Lancaster, LA1 4ST Contact: 01524 32106, [email protected]

Holy & Humorous

Event Date: Feb 24, 2018

An evening of light entertainment with John Bell of the Iona Community. All proceeds to Iona Abbey Capital Appeal. The event is open to all, especially to anyone who believes there is no fun in faith. Time: 7pm Tickets: £10 Venue: Heswall URC, Wirral, CH60 7SE Contact: 0151 3428522, [email protected]

Singing Our Way Into or Out of Belief

Event Date: Feb 28, 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: Fegg Hayes Methodist Church, Stoke on Trent, ST6 […]

Mar, 2018

Looking for a Larger Christ

Event Date: Mar 05, 2018

March 5th-9th. Venue: Scargill House, N Yorks, BD23 5HU, 01756 760500, scargillmovement.org. Not simply a baby in arms and Saviour on the cross – this is the starting point for this retreat. The incarnation did not happen so that Jesus could die, nor was his death primarily a consequence of his birth despite the words […]

The Environment and Us

Event Date: Mar 10, 2018

Two talks by John Bell. The Love of God and Global Warming Time: 10am-12.30pm Keeping Faith in an Age of Consumerism Time: 1.30-3.30pm Venue: The Market Hall, Hawkshead, LA22 0NZ Organiser: John Dixon, St. Michael & All Angels, 015394 36301, [email protected]

An Evening with…

Event Date: Mar 12, 2018

…John Bell in aid of L’Arche, Flintshire. Time: 7pm Venue: Buckley Cross Methodist Church, Buckley, CH7 2JL Contact: Shirley Whyte, 01244 544877

The Darkness Before the Dawn

Event Date: Mar 26, 2018

Holy Week Retreat with John L. Bell, 26-28 March. Venue: Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, London, SE1 9DA. Southwark Cathedral offers a pilgrimage journey during Holy Week, in which we can be reflective, prayerful and creative; consciously placing ourselves in the presence of God, as we walk with Jesus through the final days of his life; […]

Apr, 2018

Women and Men as God Intended

Event Date: Apr 03, 2018

April 3rd-6th. Venue: Royal Foundation of St. Katharine, London, E14 8DS, 0300 111 1147, rfsk.org.uk. In this residential retreat, John L. Bell will explore the challenges of scripture and contemporary experience.

What Would Jesus Do?

Event Date: Apr 14, 2018

There are things in this world that concern us, and that would probably concern Jesus. What would he do, and what might we, when sides form and extreme voices tug from both sides? Join John Bell for a lively day of seeking gospel guidance for responding faithfully to today’s issues. Time: 9.30am-2.30pm Venue: Transformations Spirituality […]

Big Sing

Event Date: Apr 15, 2018

Even those who don’t consider themselves singers will be immersed in the fun as they are empowered to share in the harmony. As John says, “If you can speak, you can sing. If you can tell the difference between a statement and a question you are not tone deaf.” Music, old and new, a cappella […]

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.

May, 2018

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 […]