Faith in the Nexus

Wednesday 18 November 2020 - 11am-5pm



11.30 - Welcome
Professor Bob Bowie (Director, National Institute for Christian Education Research)
Dr Lynnette Turner (Pro Vice-Chancellor, Dean of Arts, Humanities and Education)

11.35 - Key messages from the report
Dr Ann Casson

12.00-12.30 - Thoughts and Response
Rt Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin (Bishop of Dover and the Bishop in Canterbury)
Monsignor John O'Toole (Episcopal Vicar for Kent)

Afternoon Sessions

Session One - 1.30pm - 2.15pm

  • Room 1
    How do we empower children as initiators and leaders in faith?
    In conversation with Donna Adams, Dan Finn, Mary Hutchinson & Jill Stolberg
  • Room 2
    What are the implications for Spiritual wellbeing?
    In conversation with Kathryn Beaven, Howard Fisher, Revd Charlie Kerr & Nick Taunt
  • Room 3
    How are we sustaining a strong connection between local church and church school?
    In conversation with Jane Butcher, Dr Huw Humphreys & Victoria Turner

Session Two - 2.30pm - 3.15pm

  • Room 1
    How are we addressing children’s questions about faith?
    In conversation with Emeritus Professor Trevor Cooling
  • Room 2
    How are we providing reflection time and space?
    In conversation with Revd Ronni Lamont, Carrie Nichols & Phil Togwel
  • Room 3
    Statistical Nitty Gritt
    With Dr Sabina Hulbert

Session Three - 3.30pm - 4.15pm

  • Room 1
    Where do we find opportunities for children to talk about faith and spirituality?
    In conversation with Karenza Passmore, Louise Rowley-Jones & Rachel Turner
  • Room 2
    How can we encourage children’s encounters with the Bible, at home and in school?
    In conversation with Julie Jeffries & Huw Thomas
  • Room 3
    Where are the barriers to collaborative working within the Nexus?
    In conversation with Fr Chris Bergin, Ali Campbell Peter Edgington & Revd Mary Hawes

4.30-5pm - Conclusion/closing remarks

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