November and December Courses and Events Newsletter
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November & December 2015  |  01722 424800  |

Christian Spirituality

Writing Like a Woman: In Search of Feminist Theological Poetics
Writing Like a Woman: In Search of Feminist Theological Poetics
What role might poetry and creative writing play in the spiritual lives and ministry of women as they seek to claim and use their own distinctive gifts? Friday 13 to Sunday 15 November
Sexuality and Spirituality
Sexuality and Spirituality
An academic examination of the interface between sexuality and spirituality considering the historical, theological and psychological context. Monday 16 to Thursday 19 November
Advent Retreat
Advent Retreat
A weekend led by Jean Boulton-Reynolds based on Raymond Chapman’s devotional meditations. Friday 11 to Sunday 13 December

Theology and Culture

Theology Quest and Questions
Theology Quest and Questions
The four Gospels are our main sources for the recovery of what may be known about Jesus. They are also, in their different ways, an eloquent testimony to his impact and enduring influence. As such, there is more to them than meets the eye.
•  The Gospel of Luke: The Story of a Radical Conservative 10 & 17 November
•  The Gospel of John: The Story of a Visiting Stranger 24 November & 1 December
Text, Interpretation and Imagination
Text, Interpretation and Imagination
Explore the images, stories, myths and teachings of the Bible that have served as a foundation for the Western cultural imagination. Monday 7 to Thursday 10 December

Leadership and Ministry

Renaissance Ministry
Renaissance Ministry
This two-part programme is ideal if you have been in stipendiary parochial ministry for a number of years and are beginning to think about how to shape your ministry for the next phase. Begins Monday 30 November to Wednesday 2 December
MODEM Leadership Conference 2015 - Faith in the Future: Organization, Power and Trust
MODEM Leadership Conference 2015 - Faith in the Future: Organization, Power and Trust
This conference brings together experts from the fields of leadership, management and ministry for stimulating conversations between church and business communities. Thursday 3 to Friday 4 December, limited places remaining

Liturgy and Worship

Liturgy and Mission
Liturgy and Mission
Explore how recent developments in scholarship and practice are bringing the two disciplines of liturgical studies and missiology into conversation with one another. Monday 7 to Thursday 10 December

The Arts

Lunchtime Concert with Catherine Lee and Joseph Warwick
Lunchtime Concert
With Catherine Lee (cello) and Joseph Warwick (guitar). Programme includes Piazzolla, Granados, Albéniz, de Falla and Gnattali. Friday 6 November
How Like an Angel: Responses to Thomas Traherne
How Like an Angel: Responses to Thomas Traherne
Like George Herbert, Thomas Traherne was a poet of the spiritual affections. Like RS Thomas, his was a voice from the edge. We will hear a range of perspectives on this seventeenth-century poet, mystic and Anglican priest. Saturday 14 November
Lunchtime concert with Jane Gilbert and Elizabeth Mucha
Lunchtime Concert
With Jane Gilbert (flute) and Elizabeth Mucha (piano). Programme includes Arrieu, Britten, Devienne, Doppler, Godowsky and Telemann. Friday 4 December

Bookshop & Library

Michele Guinness
Book Launch with Michele Guinness
Broadcaster and writer Michele Guinness will be in Sarum College to talk about her fascinating book Archbishop: A NovelThursday 12 November at 6.30pm. Tickets £3 from Sarum College Bookshop.
Elaine Storkey
Illustrated Talk with Elaine Storkey
Join Elaine Storkey for a talk about her new book, Scars Across Humanity, published to coincide with the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Thursday 26 November at 6.30pm. Tickets £3 from Sarum College Bookshop.

Looking Ahead

•  Navigating Change and Transitions in Life Fri 8 to Mon 11 January
•  Mindfulness and Contemplative Prayer Fri 22 to Sun 24 January
•  Worship for Today’s Church Tues 2 February
•  Biblical Study Break: The Book of Ruth Mon 8 to Thurs 11 February
Parish Churches of Wessex Begins Thurs 11 February
•  The Annunciation as Portrayed in Art Fri 11 March
•  Pilgrimage Weekend in Salisbury and Cookham Fri 18 to Sun 20 March
•  Holy Week at Sarum 2016 Mon 21 to Thurs 24 March

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