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The Ark Church

43 Monkgate

York

YO31 7PB

United Kingdom

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The Christian Medical Fellowship presents a day of fascinating and thought-provoking seminars on loving Christian responses to difficult moral issues from the start to the end of life. Together we will look for compassionate, Biblical answers to some of the toughest questions. Absolutely no prior medical knowledge is required!

Lunch and refreshments are included.

  • Abortion: Pro-life or pro-choice?

  • Do Not Resuscitate? Euthanasia? Understanding end of life care.

  • Contraception: What? How? Why?

  • IVF & The Fertility Clinic: Making a baby

  • Ask a Christian Doctor: Q&A panel session


Getting to the venue

The Ark Church (43 Monkgate, York, YO31 7PB) shares a building with Trinity Methodist Church. The church has information about how to reach them at their website. There is no parking at The Ark Church itself and York is a busy city.

Monks Bar Carpark: The nearest public car park is Monks Bar carpark, just a 2 minute walk from the church. It costs £13 to park for over 5 hours. See details on the church website.

Sainsbury's carpark: (Sainsburys Superstore, Foss Bank, York, YO31 7JB) is a 6 minute walk from church. It costs £1/hr to park for up to 4 hours. If you choose to park here, you will need to return to the carpark at some point during the day (lunchtime or during one of the breaks) to purchase a new parking ticket. The cost of your parking will be refunded if you purchase £10 or more in-store - keep your ticket! Find directions here.

Monks Cross Park & Ride: The Monks Cross park & ride on the North East side of the city is served by the frequent Number 9 bus. The Heworth Green bus stop is just a 9 minute walk from the church.

Rawcliffe Bar Park & Ride: The Rawcliffe Bar park & ride is on the North West side of the city and is served by the frequent Number 2 bus, on which it is an approximately 15 minute journey to Museum Street (a ten minute walk from the church).

Other park & ride car parks are also available and Google Maps is useful at providing directions to them, and information regarding the bus routes from them to church.

By Train: York is easily accessible by rail and the frequent Number 12 bus to Monks Cross leaves from outside the railway station and stops outside the church (Trinity Methodist bus stop). The bus journey takes approx 10 minutes.

By Bus: There is a bus stop outside the church (Trinity Methodist Church bus-stop), which is serviced by numbers 12, 13, 13A, 14, 16A, 19, 90, 180, 181 & 186.



About the day

The talks are delivered by doctors who are part of the Christian Medical Fellowship, however, they are aimed at a wide church audience and no prior medical knowledge is required! The day aims to equip you with more knowledge and consideration of these challenging, yet ever-relevant issues.

There will be plenty of opportunities for questions and discussions, and refreshment breaks. The entry fee covers the cost of refreshments and lunch, as well as Eventbrite's fee. Please notify us of any dietary/accessibility/special requirements when registering - we will do our best to accommodate any extra requirements.



About the Christian Medical Fellowship

The Christian Medical Fellowship unites and equips Christian doctors and nurses to live and speak for Jesus Christ. We were formed in 1949 and there are currently 5,000 doctors, 900 medical and nursing students and 300 nurses and midwives as members. Please find out more on the CMF website



About the Speakers

Dr Carolyn Akladious is based in London, where she studied and now currently working in Elderly Care at a teaching hospital. She has been an active CMF member since 2014.

Dr Grace Petkovic is a junior doctor working in the North West. She graduated from the University of Cambridge, where she studied Natural Sciences, in 2013 and from the University of Oxford, where she studied graduate-entry medicine, in 2018. She helps run the junior doctor Merseyside Christian Medical Fellowship group with her husband, Joseph Watson. She loves running and hiking in her spare time.

Dr David Rassam is a junior doctor working in Dorset. He undertook an intercalated year to complete an MSc in Global Health in 2016 and graduated from Brighton & Sussex Medical School in 2018. He has a keen interest in bioethics and sits on the ethics committee at his local hospital.

Dr Alexander Cary
works in York and lives there with his wife Melody and their pet tortoise. He graduated from medical school in Nottingham 2014. He has been walking with Jesus for ten years and has been a doctor for five years. He is training to be a GP.


Agenda

10:00-10:30 - Doors open, refreshments & registration

10:30-10:40 - Welcome

10:40-11:20 - Do Not Resuscitate? Euthanasia? Understanding end of life care. (Dr Carolyn Akladious)

11:20-12:00 - Abrtion: Pro-choice or Pro-Life? (Dr David Rassam)

12:00-12:30 - Lunch break

12:30-13:10 - Contraception: What? How? Why? (Dr Grace Petkovic)

13:10-13:50 - IVF & The Fertility Clinic: Making a baby (Dr Alexander Cary)

13:50-14:05 - Refreshment break

14:05-14:50 - Ask a Christian Doctor: Q&A panel session

14:50-15:00 - Close


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The Ark Church

43 Monkgate

York

YO31 7PB

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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