Sanctuary

The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Sanctuary – Control

Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! This is our "Sanctuary" stream, and in this episode, Emily, Sam and Anna talk about "Control" - how does our perception of what we can and can't control help or hinder us? How can we healthily develop and nurture self-control as Christians? https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/sanctuary-control/s-8Ex2dKNBoep?si=883695eb20b44552a403c54bf54e4b29&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing We mention the psychological concept… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Sanctuary – Control

Encounter

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: Encounters in Community Organising

Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! This is our "Encounter" stream, and in this episode, David sits down with Becky Howcroft, a Community Organiser with Citizens UK, and Anna Bland, our Team Leader who is also the Co-Chair of Citizens in Leeds. Becky and Anna share what they love about community organising, the intersection… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast – Encounter: Encounters in Community Organising

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Sharing Good News

In this blog, Emily discusses why it's important to share our successes and challenges as Christians and Churches... Since returning to work after Christmas, much of my work has been reflecting on activities from 2023, while planning and envisioning 2024. We have some really exciting projects, gatherings and events coming up at Leeds Sanctuary, and… Continue reading Sharing Good News

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Communities cross paths to inspire joy and justice

Leeds Sanctuary were privileged to gather justice-seekers from across Leeds on 08 February as the first step towards building a community for anyone with a vision for a city of flourishing people, and the desire to take action. Guests included local councillors, and representatives from local student activist unions, local charities and local community organisations,… Continue reading Communities cross paths to inspire joy and justice

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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounters through Sketching

Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! In this episode of our "Encounter" stream, David sits down with Anna Bland, our Team Leader, and Yusef from Sketch Club Social to talk about Encounters through Sketching. They discuss viewing things from different perspectives, "flow state", and the value of learning our places' histories. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/encounter-encounters-through-sketching/s-4Tlg9MPiNGC?si=d5f34fe046f64ee08bde8674c04c135b&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing You can find… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Encounters through Sketching

Flourishing

Sketch Walk: David Oluwale and Hibiscus Rising

We are thrilled to share the details of our first Sketch Walk in 2024, in partnership with Leeds Church Institute and Sketch Club Social. We will be meeting at our office at 43 The Calls on the evening of Monday 11 March, walking to David Oluwale Bridge and "Hibiscus Rising" to learn more about our… Continue reading Sketch Walk: David Oluwale and Hibiscus Rising

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Leeds Sanctuary pull off Christmas Cracker

Leeds Sanctuary ended 2023 with a cracking Christmas campaign which reached over 500 people in-person and received over 800 views online. Inspired by the “Out of the Ordinary” concept shared by The Methodist Church Connexional Team, we decided to highlight what we find Out of the Ordinary in Leeds, and celebrate what’s Out of the… Continue reading Leeds Sanctuary pull off Christmas Cracker