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July 2016

Thursday Conversations: “The role of Education in building cohesive communities”

7th July 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Join us for a Choral Evening Prayer, followed by our Thursday Conversation when our guest speaker will be Nicky Morgan MP Secretary of State for Education. She will be leading a discussion on 'The role of Education in building cohesive communities'. The Thursday conversations are a series of monthly conversations that encourage us to engage with important issues that impact on all our lives. In an informal, relaxed atmosphere, we discuss and debate with influential figures in fields such as…

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September 2016

Thursday Conversations: “Fatherhood in the 21st Century”

8th September 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Rt. Hon. David Lammy MP, MP for Tottenham and Chair of the All Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood will be our special guest at our next Thursday Conversation "Fatherhood in the 21st Century". The Thursday Conversations are a series of monthly conversations that encourage us to engage with important issues that impact on all our lives. In an informal, relaxed atmosphere, we discuss and debate with influential figures in fields such as politics, law, social justice and human rights. Conversations are…

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October 2016

Thursday Conversations: 6th October with Shami Chakrabarti CBE

6th October 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Shami Chakrabarti CBE, Former Director of Liberty, will be our special guest at our Thursday Conversation on 6th October 2016. The Thursday Conversations are a series of monthly conversations that encourage us to engage with important issues that impact on all our lives. In an informal, relaxed atmosphere, we discuss and debate with influential figures in fields such as politics, law, social justice and human rights. Conversations are facilitated by the Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Priest-in-Charge at St Mary-at-Hill Church and…

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November 2016

Thursday Conversations: “Ethical Decision-making under Fire”

3rd November 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Colonel Bob Stewart DSO, MP for Beckenham will be our special guest at our Thursday Conversation "Ethical Decision-making under Fire". The Thursday Conversations are a series of monthly conversations that encourage us to engage with important issues that impact on all our lives. In an informal, relaxed atmosphere, we discuss and debate with influential figures in fields such as politics, law, social justice, and human rights. Conversations are facilitated by the Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Priest-in-Charge at St Mary-at-Hill Church and…

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December 2016

Thursday Conversations: “The Black Farmer”

1st December 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones will be our special guest at our Thursday Conversation "The Black Farmer". The Thursday Conversations are a series of monthly conversations that encourage us to engage with important issues that impact on all our lives. In an informal, relaxed atmosphere, we discuss and debate with influential figures in fields such as politics, law, social justice and human rights. Conversations are facilitated by the Revd Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Priest-in-Charge at St Mary-at-Hill Church and Chaplain to the Speaker of the…

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February 2017

Thursday Conversations: “Faith in Politics”

2nd February 2017 @ 6:00 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Many people are surprised by how much Faith guides those in Westminster. Caroline will discuss how she combines being a Christian in politics alongside her role as Second Church Estates Commissioner. Caroline Spelman MP Caroline was educated at Herts and Essex Girls' Grammar and London University. Caroline worked in the sugar industry for 15 years before becoming MP for Meriden in 1997 and was Chairman of the Conservative Party 2007-2009. Caroline has been on the front bench for the majority of her…

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June 2017

Thursday Conversations: “A Life Lived Globally”

1st June 2017 @ 6:00 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Our guest in June is Lord Paul Boateng His topic: "A Life Lived Globally" The Challenges of Making Globalisation Work for the Many not just the Few Lord Paul Boateng Lord Boateng The Rt Hon The Lord Paul Boateng, PC DL a lawyer and Member of Grays Inn was MP for Brent South 1987-2005, having served in Cabinet as Chief Secretary to the HM Treasury 2002-2005. He stood down from politics and became UK High Commissioner to South Africa 2005-2009.…

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July 2017

Thursday Conversations: “A Country that Works for Everyone”

6th July 2017 @ 6:00 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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On July 6th we are joined by Sam Gyimah MP Topic: 'A Country that Works for Everyone' Sam Gyimah MP Born in the UK and educated at state schools in the UK and Ghana, Sam Gyimah was elected MP for East Surrey in 2010. Sam serves as Minister for Prisons and Probation. He has previously served as Minister for Childcare and Education, Minister for the Constitution and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister. He was a member of the…

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September 2017

Thursday Conversations: “Self affirmation v Self sacrifice”

7th September 2017 @ 6:00 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Our guest in September is Martin Bashir His topic: "Self affirmation v Self sacrifice" The BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent, Martin Bashir, asks if the Christian Gospel is about subjugation or affirmation. Martin Bashir Martin Bashir is a world-renowned interviewer and award-winning broadcast journalist. He is best known for conducting a series of exclusive interviews and landmark documentaries on subjects as wide-ranging as Diana Princess of Wales, Michael Jackson and the nanny Louise Woodward who was charged with killing the child in…

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October 2017

Thursday Conversations: “How You Cope With Atrocity”

5th October 2017 @ 6:00 pm
St Mary-at-Hill Church, Lovat Lane
London, EC3R 8EE United Kingdom
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Our guest in October is Neville Lawrence OBE Topic: 'How You Cope With Atrocity' Neville Lawrence OBE Neville Lawrence, OBE is the father of Stephen Lawrence who was murdered by racists in London in April 1993. He is now a strong anti-racist campaigner who works hard to highlight the scourge of hate crime and how it damages individuals and communities. He helps to explain the reasons why we should never relent in our fight against those who want to destroy…

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