Justice, Leeds Sanctuary

The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice – International Conflict and Local Communities

Thanks for choosing the Leeds Sanctuary podcast! This is our "Justice" stream, and in this special episode, Anna was joined by Simon Philips, Interfaith Director for the Jewish Representative Council and Vice-Chair of Leeds Faith Forum, and Kaneez Khan, Interfaith and Communities Coordinator for Wellsprings Together. Simon and Kaneez each share how the current conflict… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Justice – International Conflict and Local Communities

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An Out of the Ordinary Christmas – a prayer of gratitude and hope

This Christmas, we have asked people from our local networks and communities to share with us where they find something extraordinary in our ordinary Leeds! In this first reflection, our friend Andrew Lightowler shares a photo and a prayer of gratitude and hope. "I am so grateful to be living in Leeds. This one has… Continue reading An Out of the Ordinary Christmas – a prayer of gratitude and hope

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Meditation on Peace

In this Leeds Sanctuary meditation, we encourage you to reflect on your inner peace; noticing what's going on around you, and within you. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/peace?si=8ec4d1edc9304c2e9d7f511d63e2ed42&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing If you enjoyed this meditation, why not join us for Monday Mindfulness? Music is Relaxing Piano Music by Kevin MacLeod on a creative commons license: incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4273-re…-piano-music Here is the creative commons license: creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/… Continue reading Meditation on Peace

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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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Views on The Dock: The Music of Nick Cave

Our guest speaker for Views on The Dock on Monday 09 October will Revd Kerry Tankard, Chair of the Yorkshire West Methodist District. Kerry will be promoting discussion which encourages us to think about how music and songwriting can inspire our faith and thinking. Three of the songs Kerry will play for us can be… Continue reading Views on The Dock: The Music of Nick Cave

Encounter, Leeds Sanctuary

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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The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Sanctuary – Living Authentically Wherever You Are

In this week’s episode, Emily was joined by Mike Wildsmith of Bethesda Evangelical Church in Warrington, and Chaplain at Leeds Rhinos. Mike shares some of his journey to being a full-time pastor, and the value of skills learnt in his early career. https://soundcloud.com/leedssanctuary/sanctuary-living-authentically-wherever-you-are?si=cf7a9c95e48749dca2506f8fed152a0f&utm_source=clipboard&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=social_sharing In life and faith, we value and appreciate different perspectives, and encourage… Continue reading The Leeds Sanctuary Podcast: Sanctuary – Living Authentically Wherever You Are