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Sketch Walk on the Climate Emergency

Join Leeds Sanctuary, Leeds Church Institute and Sketch Club Social for our third and final Sketch Walk of 2023. We'll be meeting at the Leeds City Centre Climate Hub to reflect on the Climate Emergency, a topic which is close to the heart for many in our communities. Photos from our "Night Vision" Sketch Walk… Continue reading Sketch Walk on the Climate Emergency

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Remembrance Day 2023

As we head into Remembrance weekend 2023, David shares a reflection with us. Please see the transcript below: "This weekend is Remembrance Sunday, the day when we remember the signing of the armistice, the ceasefire which ended the 1st world war, at 11am on 11th November 1918. For generations around remembrance people have worn poppies… Continue reading Remembrance Day 2023

Flourishing, Leeds Sanctuary

The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Flourishing – The Art of Enough Part II

Scroll down to find the second half of Sam's conversation with Becky Hall, a leadership and life coach, and author of the book, "The Art of Enough". https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/sanctuary-the-art-of-enough-ii You can learn more about Becky’s work at her website: presence.uk.net In life and faith, we value and appreciate different perspectives, and encourage you to consider what your… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Flourishing – The Art of Enough Part II

Flourishing, Leeds Sanctuary

The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Flourishing – The Art of Enough Part I

In the latest episode of our "Flourishing" podcast, Sam talks to Becky Hall, a leadership and life coach, and author of the book "The Art of Enough". You can learn more about Becky's work at her website: presence.uk.net In this first part of their conversation, Sam and Becky discuss the connections between community, activism, and self-acceptance… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Flourishing – The Art of Enough Part I

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice x Sanctuary – Toxic Masculinity, Misogyny and Modern Slavery (Part II)

Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! This episode is Part II of a two-part episode under our Sanctuary and Justice themes, where Anna and Emily discuss Toxic Masculinity, Misogyny and Modern Slavery with Deacon Kerry Scarlett. You can find part I of the conversation here. TRIGGER WARNING: In each episode of this two part… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice x Sanctuary – Toxic Masculinity, Misogyny and Modern Slavery (Part II)

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Leeds Craftivists on Climate Migration

We've all seen the news. Migration is a contentious subject right now, with politicians sadly promising to "stop the boats". We want the UK to be a safe place for those who need one most. Our focus is climate justice. The climate crisis is already forcing people to flee their homes due to flood and… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists on Climate Migration

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice x Sanctuary – Toxic Masculinity, Misogyny and Modern Slavery (Part I)

Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! This episode is Part I of a two-part episode under our Sanctuary and Justice themes, where Anna and Emily discuss Toxic Masculinity, Misogyny and Modern Slavery with Deacon Kerry Scarlett. TRIGGER WARNING: In each episode of this two part podcast, there is non-graphic discussion of trauma, abuse and… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice x Sanctuary – Toxic Masculinity, Misogyny and Modern Slavery (Part I)

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Views on The Dock: The Music of Nick Cave

Our guest speaker for Views on The Dock on Monday 09 October will Revd Kerry Tankard, Chair of the Yorkshire West Methodist District. Kerry will be promoting discussion which encourages us to think about how music and songwriting can inspire our faith and thinking. Three of the songs Kerry will play for us can be… Continue reading Views on The Dock: The Music of Nick Cave

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Leeds Craftivists: Water Quality Showcase

Leeds Craftivists have been working with campaigners and community groups across Leeds on improving Water Quality since April of this year, and it has been so inspiring to see just how much support there is for this campaign. Raw sewage was dumped into our rivers and seas 398,000 times in 2022 alone, creating a serious… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists: Water Quality Showcase