May First Friday – Jane Holloway

The speaker for our First Friday Fellowship Meeting for May is Jane Holloway. 

Jane will speak on the theme “God on the Move – partnering with Him in prayer

Join us as we seek the Lord together – All welcome

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Jane Holloway has been working to equip and encourage prayer across many denominations, organisations and churches for the past twenty five years. 

For the last 12 years she has been the National Prayer Director at the World Prayer Centre (Birmingham, UK) enabling her to travel and connect widely across the British Isles regarding prayer and mission.

She lives in West Oxfordshire, goes to a local Anglican church and loves to enjoy God’s creation, walking, gardening, playing tennis and hanging out with friends – when she is not working!

November First Friday – Rabbi Richard Harvey: “Jews for Jesus”

Richard Harvey’s visit to HOD in March was cancelled due to poor weather, but we are very pleased to announce that it has been rescheduled for this November…

The speaker for our First Friday Fellowship Meeting for November will be Rabbi Richard Harvey, speaking on the theme “Jews for Jesus“.

Richard is a UK based-Jewish believer in Jesus (Yeshua) who has served with the Church’s Ministry among the Jewish people (CMJ) and as UK Director of Jews for Jesus. He became a believer in Jesus in 1974 from a Liberal Jewish background. His and his wife’s story are told in “But I’m Jewish!”
In 1997 he joined the staff of All Nations Christian College, and left there in 2011 to become Senior Researcher with Jews for Jesus. His work involves writing and researching Messianic Jewish Theology, and also teaching, training and mentoring in the UK, Israel and worldwide. In 2013 he presented a paper at the World Congress of Jewish Studies at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem on the subject of Messianic Jews, and gave a Bible reading at the Lausanne Global Leaders Forum, Bangalore, India. He is presently working on books on Martin Luther and the Jews, a systematic theology of Messianic  Judaism, and an introduction to Supersessionism. His blog “On this day in Messianic Jewish history” traces the experiences of Jewish believers in Jesus from the days of the early church up to the present.
More information may be found on Richard’s website www.mmjt.eu

Please come and join us for a very interesting and informative evening. No need to book – just turn up! The evening concludes at 10pm with refreshments.

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Richard is a UK based-Jewish believer in Jesus (Yeshua) who has served with the Church’s Ministry among the Jewish people (CMJ) and as UK Director of Jews for Jesus. He became a believer in Jesus in 1974 from a Liberal Jewish background. His and his wife’s story are told in “But I’m Jewish!”

He taught Hebrew Bible and Jewish Studies at All Nations Christian College, UK, and was Academic Dean and Director of Postgraduate Studies. He is a past President of the International Messianic Jewish Alliance (IMJA). His PhD was supervised by Rabbi Dan Cohn-Sherbok and is published as Mapping Messianic Jewish Theology: A Constructive  Approach (2009). He is now Senior Researcher with Jews for Jesus, and spends his time writing, teaching, training, mentoring and drinking coffee in UK, Israel and around the world. His most recent book “Luther and the Jews: Putting Right the Lies” (Wipf and Stock, 2017) is a timely contribution to the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation.

He is married to Monica, who is also a Jewish believer in Jesus, and has two children and three grandchildren. His website www.mmjt.eu and academia.edu page has many of his articles, presentations, power-points, etc. 

 

 

Jenny Baker First Friday – “Living in the Spirit, in the 21st Century”

Jenny Baker will be speaking at our Friday Night Fellowship Meeting for August.  

Jenny will be speaking on “Living in the Spirit, in the 21st Century”

Join us as we seek the Lord together – All welcome

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As Regional Coordinator for the Celebrate Catholic Charismatic Events,  Jenny spends much of her time travelling to the many weekend conferences to support the regional teams.  She has served the Celebrate leadership team since 2006 and previously worked within the Catholic Church presenting and producing Catholic Faith Exploration (CaFE) DVD resources.

She also speaks across the UK and beyond in parishes and at conferences.

She is Vice Chair of the English National Service Committee (NSC) for Catholic Charismatic Renewal.

Revd Michael Mitton – ‘Seasoned by Seasons’ – First Friday for July

Revd Canon Michael Mitton will be speaking at our Friday Night Fellowship Meeting for July.  Michael is a regular visitor to community who has spoken at our Friday nights before.

Michael will be speaking on “Seasoned by Seasons” –  the theme of his new book that is being published in September.

In our own journey through life we often experience different seasons of the soul – autumn losses, dark nights of winter, springtime discoveries and summer flourishings.

Using an imaginative exploration of bible stories, Michael will speak about how we can flourish in all seasons.

Join us as we seek the Lord together – All welcome

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Canon Michael Mitton is an Anglican priest and a freelance speaker, writer and spiritual director. He currently works in the mission department of the Derby Diocese and also leads a small church. He is author of a number of books including Restoring the Woven Cord, Dreaming of Home and Travellers of the Heart.

CANCELLED – The Road to Freedom: Living with Pentecost

We regret this event has been cancelled.  Please contact us with any queries.

The Road to Freedom – Making the Word your Home

Jesus said “If you make the Word of God your home, you will come to know the truth – and the truth will set you free”.

Approaches to reflecting and meditating on the scriptures throughout the year, individually and in groups.

The sessions will be led by Tom Gorman, Ph D.

Saturday May 26 – Preparing for Pentecost. 

For other “The Road to Freedom” sessions this year, see The Road to Freedom

From 10am – 4pm

Suggested contribution is £25 per person, which will include refreshments and lunch.

For booking details please contact us by email or phone – see Contact Us

Stillness – Quiet Day

“Come to me…and I will give you rest”

(Matthew 11 v 28)

 

A day to be still in the presence of God with scripture based reflections and prayer, led by Margaret Wade.

The day will be from 10am – 4pm, and the suggested contribution is £25 per person, which will include refreshments and lunch.

For booking details please contact us by email or phone – see Contact Us

For other “Stillness” Quiet Days this year, see Stillness – Quiet Days

Summer Season – Quiet Day

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens”

(Ecclesiastes 3:1)

 

Stop awhile in whichever season you find yourself to spend time with God, to be encouraged, refreshed, and strengthened to continue on your journey with Him. 

The day will be from 10am – 4pm, and the suggested contribution is £25 per person, which will include refreshments and lunch.

For booking details please contact Lynda by email or phone – see Contact Us

For other “Seasons” Quiet Days this year, see Seasons – Quiet Days

Stillness – Quiet Day

“Come to me…and I will give you rest”

(Matthew 11 v 28)

 

A day to be still in the presence of God with scripture based reflections and prayer, led by Margaret Wade.

The day will be from 10am – 4pm, and the suggested contribution is £25 per person, which will include refreshments and lunch.

For booking details please contact us by email or phone – see Contact Us

For other “Seasons” Quiet Days this year, see Stillness – Quiet Days

Winter Season – Quiet Day

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens”

(Ecclesiastes 3:1)

 

Stop awhile in whichever season you find yourself to spend time with God, to be encouraged, refreshed, and strengthened to continue on your journey with Him. 

The day will be from 10am – 4pm, and the suggested contribution is £25 per person, which will include refreshments and lunch.

For booking details please contact Lynda by email or phone – see Contact Us

For other “Seasons” Quiet Days this year, see Seasons – Quiet Days

Autumn Season – Quiet Day

Then I will send rain on your land in its season, both autumn and spring rains, so that you may gather in your grain, new wine and olive oil.” 

(Deut. 11:14)

 

Stop awhile in whichever season you find yourself to spend time with God, to be encouraged, refreshed, and strengthened to continue on your journey with Him.

The day will be from 10am – 4pm, and the suggested contribution is £25 per person, which will include refreshments and lunch.

For booking details please contact Lynda by email or phone – see Contact Us

For other “Seasons” Quiet Days next year, see Seasons – Quiet Days