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25 - 28 August 2017 - Greenbelt 2017 - The Common Good. The annual arts, faith and justice summer festival Greenbelt has adopted The Common Good as its 2017 theme. Find out more and book here.
 
29 September 2017 9.30-17.00‘Mission in an Age of Austerity’ - organised by Caritas Social Action Network
for members and those working in Catholic and Christian social action. With interactive workshops on staff/volunteer formation, missional communities, legal challenges faced by faith-based charities, and ways to connect our faith-based sources to lasting change. Confirmed speakers: Revd Paul Hackwood (Director, Church Urban Fund), Debbie Jones (Church Mission Society) and Baroness Shirley Williams. Venue: CCLA, 85 Queen Victoria Street, London. By ticket only - go to their Eventbrite page to book. 
 

4 October 2017 - Launch of the new Centre for Global Public Service and Social Innovation by St Mary’s University, featuring keynote lecture by Professor Jorrit De Jong, Director of the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative, Harvard Business School, and Academic Director of the Innovations in Government Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Venue: central London, to be announced. 6.30pm - venue will be in Westminster, to be announced. For further details contact the Centre’s Director, Professor Francis Davis at francis.davis@stmarys.ac.uk

6 - 7 October 2017 Movement Day UK - Organised by Gather, a collaboration enabled by Evangelical Alliance. Movement Day is a yearly conference based in New York that has become a meeting place for 'unity' movements around the world. The event aims to celebrate Christians working together for transformation across UK towns and cities. At Methodist Central Hall, London. Click here for more information and booking.
 
8 - 10 October 2017 - Humanising Innovation - Zermatt Summit. The 2017 Zermatt Summit will be meeting regarding the theme of "Humanizing Innovation" and will gather those offering solutions who will show us the extraordinary potential for innovation in fields that often go unnoticed.  In general we tend to focus on the digital economy and its technological feats. But innovation is also economic, ecological, societal and managerial.  Three wide-ranging debates will be organized concerning the future of humanity, the evolution of work and private life, as well as the evolution of human rights in this new digital world which looks like being so different from the past. Find out more about the speakers and book online, here.  
 
11 October 2017 12.30-1pm What is the Common Good? Talk by Nick Townsend (Writer of the VPlater Project on Catholic Social Teaching, Newman University, Birmingham). Part the 2017 autumn series The Common Good – an idea whose time has come? by Space in the City on Wednesdays, 11 October – 8 November. Venue: The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, The series is organised in partnership with TRiPL (The Centre for Theology and Religion in Public Life). Refreshments available.  No entrance charge, but donations welcome. To book, email: Andrew.Bradstock@winchester.ac.uk​
 

16-18 October 2017 - Responding to the Reformation conference is open to all those with experience of ecumenical working at county (eg diocesan, district, synodical etc) and national levels. It is one of the conferences organised roughly every three years by the National Ecumenical Officers for all Ecumenical Officers. This year it is being opened up more widely. Speakers include: Professor Mark Chapman, Nicholas King SJ, Jeremy Worthen, Helen and Richard Connell, Jenny Sinclair, members of Chemin Neuf, Bishop Jan McFarlane, Andrew Louth FBA. Venue: The Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire. Book here

18 October 12.30-1pm Can the Common Good be good for business? Talk by Rev’d Dr Philip Krinks (CEO, St Martin’s Partnership). Part the 2017 autumn series The Common Good – an idea whose time has come? by Space in the City on Wednesdays, 11 October – 8 November. Venue: The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, The series is organised in partnership with TRiPL (The Centre for Theology and Religion in Public Life). Refreshments available.  No entrance charge, but donations welcome. To book, email: Andrew.Bradstock@winchester.ac.uk​

25 October 2017 12.30-1pm The Common Good and the care of creation Talk by Dr Ruth Valerio (Churches and Theology Director, A Rocha UK). Part the 2017 autumn series The Common Good – an idea whose time has come? by Space in the City on Wednesdays, 11 October – 8 November. Venue: The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, The series is organised in partnership with TRiPL (The Centre for Theology and Religion in Public Life). Refreshments available.  No entrance charge, but donations welcome. To book, email: Andrew.Bradstock@winchester.ac.uk​

28 October 2017 10am - 5.15pm Churches that change communities.Jubilee+ national conference to envision, equip and encourage Churches to increase their impact, affect their community and build churches where the poor are welcomed and fully involved. Exploring how to move beyond just helping the poor to becoming churches where people of all backgrounds not only worship God together, but experience genuine community with one another that crosses divisions of class, status, wealth and more.  The day will include prophetic teaching, seminars, networking, social action franchises, and worship. City Church, Cambridge. Book your place online.
 

1 November 12.30-1pm For our Common Good, tell each other the truth! Talk by Jenny Sinclair (Director, Together for the Common Good). Part the 2017 autumn series The Common Good – an idea whose time has come? by Space in the City on Wednesdays, 11 October – 8 November. Venue: The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, The series is organised in partnership with TRiPL (The Centre for Theology and Religion in Public Life). Refreshments available.  No entrance charge, but donations welcome. To book, email: Andrew.Bradstock@winchester.ac.uk​

8 November 2017 12.30-1pm  What does the Common Good mean for us? Talk by Professor Andrew Bradstock (Convener, TRiPL). Part the 2017 autumn series The Common Good – an idea whose time has come? by Space in the City on Wednesdays, 11 October – 8 November. Venue: The United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, The series is organised in partnership with TRiPL (The Centre for Theology and Religion in Public Life). Refreshments available.  No entrance charge, but donations welcome. To book, email: Andrew.Bradstock@winchester.ac.uk​

14-15 November 2017 - Locality Conference '17 - for everyone working in the community, voluntary and social enterprise sectors. The Midland, 16 Peter Street, Manchester, M60 2DS
 
22 November 2017 - Raising Funds for Christian Charities and Churches. A one day conference for charity and church leaders, donors and fundraisers, hosted by Stewardship.  Speakers include Archbishop John Sentamu, Nick Spencer, Ben Ryan, Andy Hawthorne, Michael O’Neill, Peter Kerridge, and leading philanthropists and representatives of grant making trusts. Central Hall Westminster, 10am-4pm followed by a networking reception.  £155 attendance fee inc. VAT, lunch, all presentation materials and a wine reception. Book online.