Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! This is our "Encounter" stream, and in this episode, David talks to Suzette and Ian, part of the team at Leeds Dock Running Club. Their discussion covers quirky encounters, the value of running and community in their lives, and the link between exercise and mental health. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/encounter-encounter-and-leeds-dock-running-club?si=20d74d9849be43a5a7859dd1b48f3a5f&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing Find… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and Leeds Dock Running Club
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
David's conversation this month was with Rt Revd Arun Arora, Bishop of Kirkstall in the Diocese of Leeds. Bishop Arun shares some of his story of coming to Christianity, and they have an open discussion about uncomfortable encounters in the church - from calling out injustice and speaking truth to those in power, to experiences… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and Faith
In this episode of the "Encounter" stream, David talks to Angela Levitt-Harwood, North East Chaplain at Railway Mission. Angela shares some of what led her to chaplaincy, and tells us about the railway community and the support that Railway Mission make available to anyone working or travelling on the trains. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/encounter-encounter-and-the-railways?si=dc31b8f3c5594129aa8facd0c9a0f073&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing In life and faith,… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and The Railways
This blog was originally written for Network Leeds. The world is in complete turmoil in 2023 – in the UK alone, we have moved out of a 2-year global pandemic and into a Cost of Living Crisis. The war in Ukraine continues, as does conflict in many other parts of the world, and we are… Continue reading Testimony and Partnering with God
Following the success of “Night Vision” back in February, we are delighted to share that we’ll be co-hosting another sketch walk later this month with colleagues at Leeds Church Institute and Sketch Club Social. The walk will begin outside our office on 43 The Calls (LS2 7EY) at 5.30pm on Thursday 25 May, with Yusef… Continue reading You asked for it – warmer weather Sketch Walk!
As we move into the summer months and (hopefully!) some drier and warmer weather, we hope you will join us for fortnightly Wellbeing Walks. The Walks will be an opportunity to improve your wellbeing by getting up from your desk (or kitchen table!) in the middle of the day to enjoy a break from screens… Continue reading Join our Wellbeing Walks!
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
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