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This gathering and convention seeks to create an opportuinity for conversation, dialogue and learning to deepen and help articulate what New Monasticism is in a UK context. In so doing it seeks to draw together practitioners in England Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland who are in some form of relationshiop with the Anglican Churches to explore together what is a common understanding of this form of Christian vocation. Further, we seek to invite those who are sensing a calling in this area, to set up new communities.
Friday will begin with Evening Prayer St George the Martyr Church and then give time for introductions and a social with drinks and an evening meal. Saturday begins with Morning Prayer and a Short Address with Phil Potter, Missioner to the Archbishop of Canterbury and Leader of Fresh Expressions UK. The day will then give room for a number of important dialogues reflecting important areas that need to be addressed, as well as freer conversations based on other questions participants bring with them. Sunday the venue shifts to the Church of St Margaret the Queen in Streatham, and begins with conclusive discussions before Eucharist where some who have a great distance to travel may leave. For those who stay on we will have lunch together with activites in the acternoon finishing with Compline led by members of the Community of St Margaret the Queen.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS BOOKING DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATION AND THERE ARE SOME GREAT DEALS THROUGH TRAVEL LODGE OR YHA OR YOU MAY KNOW A FRIEND TO STAY WITH...
What you need to do
1. Book a Place as below.
2. Sort out your own accomodation click here for Travelodge and here for YHA note the distances. Fri & Saturday nearest tube is Borough High Street or London Bridge, Sunday is Streatham Hill Rail Station (accessible from London Bridge, Waterloo or Victoria Stations, or tube to Brixton and Bus to Strestham Hill)).
3. Please add your details to the questionnaire here
4. Please add your dietry requirements and let us know if you are staying on for Sunday lunch after the formal end of the main conference (which will likely be a pub meal) in your booking information
5. Please read the two position papers that were created by the organising group. You will also find a number of other background pieces of work compiled by the Church of England Advisory Council for Religious Communities and Diocesan Bishops. Also a short selection of related books for the UK context. Cick here.
For a google Map Reference to the venue of the conference click here
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
Yes, applicant must be at least 18 years of age.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking is impossible for the Friday Evening and Saturday. The Sunday Venue in Streatham Hill does have street parking.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for all queries.
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
As we anticipate that there will be a lot of people wanting to attend this conference, it will not be possible to transfer registration. Group bookings however can be made for named individuals.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
What is the refund policy?
We will allow refunds up to 2 months before the event.
The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?
Please do get in touch so we can make manual amendments using the above email address.