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
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…?
Abundance in the most unexpected of places On Holy Saturday I realised that despite having organised 72 Easter Eggs for an event on Easter Sunday, I had forgotten to buy an Easter Egg for someone I really should have bought one for. Not a problem, I thought; it isn't Easter till tomorrow, I'll call into… Continue reading Abundance
We are delighted to be hosting a Good Friday City Centre Service in partnership with Leeds Cathedral, Leeds Minster, Holy Trinity Boar Lane, The Salvation Army and St George's Leeds. The Service will be held in Dortmund Square (outside the St John's Centre) at 12.15pm, and we hope to see you there. Please see below… Continue reading Leeds City Centre Easter Services
As we have journeyed through March and our theme of “Weariness”, there seem to have been an increasing number of things going on which have added to the Weariness which was already present. The war in Ukraine is reported daily on all our news screens, the increasing cost of energy, the rise in inflation and… Continue reading Weariness
This week, Anna discusses "Justice", one of our core values at Leeds Sanctuary. The concept of "justice" has always been important to me. It has shaped my understanding of the world around me, informed the decisions I have made and helped me retain hope at times that have otherwise felt hopeless. I can remember as… Continue reading Justice
This week, Emily discusses "Encounter", one of our core values at Leeds Sanctuary. All of us, every day, have encounters. We encounter others in our homes, in our apartment buildings, down our streets, at school, on public transport, in the shops; the list goes on and the possibilities are endless. But encounter isn’t always easy.… Continue reading Encounter
From today, we will be known as "Leeds Sanctuary"; a change we are really excited about and which has been some time in prayer and planning. Sanctuary has been one of our values from the beginning, so the choice of name feels like part of the journey we have been on for the last couple… Continue reading Leeds Sanctuary