Leeds Sanctuary are delighted to be co-hosting a Good Friday Service on 07 April with Leeds Cathedral, Holy Trinity Boar Lane, Leeds Minster, The Salvation Army and St George's Leeds. The service will begin at 12.15pm and will be an opportunity for worship, with refreshments available after the service in the courtyard of St John's… Continue reading Good Friday Service
Throughout Lent, Leeds Sanctuary will be sharing videos which encourage different ways of practicing discipleship. The videos were inspired by “A Methodist Way of Life”, a resource which breaks down different ways Christians can live in response to God’s love. As Christians ourselves, we see the value in reflecting on the different ways we can… Continue reading Lent 2023 Resources
In this episode of our podcast, David talks to Ross Maloney, CEO of Ramblers, about Encounter and The Great Outdoors. They discuss the different encounters which can be found through being outside, how spirituality can be practiced and nurtured outside, and how valuable time outdoors is for breaking up the work day. Thanks so much… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter and The Great Outdoors
We are really pleased to share details of the next three “What Does God Think About…?” sessions. “What Does God Think About…?” aims to be a safe space for bold discussion of topics we know people care about. We’ll first meet on Monday 16 January to discuss “New Years Resolutions”, then on Monday 20 February… Continue reading “What Does God Think About…?” is back!
In this episode of our "Encounter" podcast, David will be discussing Encounter and Community with Ed Carlisle, local Councillor for Hunslet and Riverside. They discuss the impact of different forms of encounter on community, and David reflects on a passage from the New Testament. We hope you enjoy this podcast. If you do, please share… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and Community
Following the relaunch of our podcast based on each of our core values, we are pleased to release the first one in our "Encounter" stream. This stream is hosted by David, who discusses Encounter and Isolation in this episode with Sharron Bright of the Canal & River Trust in Leeds. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/encounter-draft-v2/s-2oRBPBENZx5?si=eb01be9380514faaa7ef79c4e01bff92&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Helpful links:Leeds Dock Community… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and Isolation
We are excited to announce two "pub theology" type discussion evenings we will be hosting this Autumn. "What Does God Think About...?" aims to open a safe space for discussion on different faith-related topics, and is for anyone who is interested in exploring the Christian faith; whether you're new to Christianity, interested in the Christian… Continue reading What Does God Think About…?
O Lord my God! When I in awesome wonderconsider all the works thy hand hath made,I see the stars, I hear the mighty thunder,thy power throughout the universe displayed;Carl Gustaf Boberg (1856-1940) tr. from the Russian by Stuart Wesley Keene Hine (1899-1989)© Copyright 1953 Stuart K Hine Trust/Kingsway’s Thankyou Music This verse is from a… Continue reading Creation
If you were asked to describe yourself in 5 words, I wonder what words you would choose. Maybe you would prefer to choose an image, or piece of music? I wonder what thoughts come to you as you think about yourself and your identity? If I asked a friend or family member to describe you,… Continue reading Identity
Today, 24 May, is "Aldersgate Day" or "Wesley Day" in the Methodist tradition . Why, you might ask, is this, and what does it have to do with our theme of Peace? The day gets it's name from an experience that the founder of Methodism had on 24 May 1738 in Aldersgate Street in London.… Continue reading Peace and Wesley Day