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19 September 2017 -  Human Trafficking- Responding Locally. Based in Camden, Islington or Brent? Want to learn more about Human Trafficking? Join Caritas Westminster and Santa Marta Group in conjunction with Local and Met Police to hear about what you can do locally to help combat human trafficking and modern slavery.  Hear from experts in the field of human trafficking and modern slavery. Refreshments Provided. 6:30-8:30pm, Immaculate Heart of Mary RC Church Parish Hall, 1 Stafford Road, NW6 5RS. Please RSVP

20 September 2017 - Reclaiming the Common Good, Book Launch. 6.30-9pm. Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Ave, City of London, WC2H 8EP. Register to book your place. 
 
29 September 2017 ‘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. 9.30-17.00. Venue: CCLA, 85 Queen Victoria Street, London. By ticket only - go to their Eventbrite page to book.
 
4 October 2017 A Place of Welcome - Night Shelters in Your CommunityLearn about what it takes to co-ordinate a night shelter and provide a safe shelter for the homeless in your parish over the winter months. Speakers from the following organisations: Glass Door, West London Mission, Acton Homeless Concern, Homeless Action Barnet, Housing Justice, The Passage, Hope for Southall Street Homeless. 6:30pm-8:30pm, Westminster Cathedral Hall, Ambrosden Avenue, London SW1P 1QW. Refreshments will be provided. To register click here   

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​
 
15 October 2017 - Calling People of Goodwill - The Bible and the Common Good.  A Bible study evening led by Nicholas King SJ focusing on a new booklet helping Christians of all traditions understand the Common Good in the Bible.  This event is held in partnership with Together for the Common Good and Chemin Neuf Brighton and Hove.  6pm: Anglican Eucharist, followed by a buffet.  7pm: Main Event. This event takes place at St. Patrick's Church, 3 Cambridge Road, Hove, BN3 1DF.  
 

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​

19 October 2017 Christians in Practice Launch Church Urban Fund has been researching how Christians link their faith with their participation in community life. This is an event where they will be sharing and analysing the findings, and considering next steps together, and participants can explore implications for their own practice. With up to 100 participants from dioceses, denominations and participating churches, this is designed as a learning and networking event for anyone interested in developing the missional faith of others. Find out more and book a place online. Cost £25, including lunch and a copy of the report. 

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.
 
18 November 2017 -  Voices from the MarginsChurch Action on Poverty annual conference.  A conference exploring how to be a 'poor church for the poor'.  The conference will be an opportunity to share stories of the transformation that takes place when churches truly value, listen and include people in poverty. 10am - 4pm.  St Mary’s Conference Centre in Sheffield.
 
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.