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Social Justice Lunches – What is Activism?

Following the success of Intersections in February, and a follow-up listening lunch, we are delighted to announce the launch of our Social Justice Lunches. Social Justice Lunches will be a quarterly gathering for local citizens and communities, working together with those in authority to be agents of change for a better Leeds. We will share… Continue reading Social Justice Lunches – What is Activism?

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – East Leeds Repair Cafe

Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! This is our "Encounter" stream, and in this episode, David interviews Paul Coleman, who helps run the East Leeds Repair Cafe. They have a great conversation about the value of the Cafe when it comes to saving money and saving irreplacable items, and it's value in being a… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – East Leeds Repair Cafe

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and Leeds Dock Running Club

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

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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

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and Faith

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

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounter – Encounter and The Railways

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

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You asked for it – warmer weather Sketch Walk!

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!