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Christians in Parliament Carol Services

All Members and staff are invited to join usfor our Christmas Carol Services in the Chapel of St Mary Undercroft on Monday 11th December from 6-7pm and Tuesday 12th December from 1-2pm.

Both services will include traditional Christmas carols, readings, choral performances and a short Christmas message. All passholders are very welcome to attend and invite up to three external guests.

For further details and to RSVP, please contact Megan Meirion-Jones at megan.meirionjones@parliament.uk.

*Please note that space is now very limited at the Monday evening service, with more spaces available at the Tuesday lunchtime service.*

Lunchtime Chapel Services

You can listen back to audio from previous Chapel Services using the player below:

 

'Exploring Christianity' Courses

We run a number of different groups for those wanting to find out more about the Christian faith. These are:

  • Life Explored - for those wanting to discuss some of the biggest questions in life.
  • Christianity Explored - for those wanting to find out more about Christianity and the life of Jesus, based on the Gospel of Mark
  • Discipleship Explored - for those wanting to understand more about what it looks like to live a Christian life

If you would be interested in joining any of these groups, please contact Claire Newman at claire.newman@parliament.uk.

 

Thursday Lunchtime Weekly Meeting

All Parliamentary staff are invited to join us for our weekly prayer meeting on Thursday lunchtimes, where we meet together to hear a short reflection from the Bible and to pray together for each other, for Parliament and for the world. The group meets from 1pm-1:40pm in Room R, Portcullis House. For more information, please email james.lee@parliament.uk.

For information about Bible study groups for Members, please contact mark.harris@parliament.uk.

 

The Bible, Christian Tradition and the Practice of Politics - Discussion Groups

Christians in Parliament invites all Parliamentary passholders to participate in a monthly discussion course for either Members or staff led by Dr Anna Rowlands (University of Durham and Centre for Catholic Social Thought and Practice) and Rev Dr Frank Turner SJ on how the Bible and Christian tradition relate to the practice of politics.

The courses will run on a monthly basis, all reading will be provided in advance and will be kept to a maximum of one hour each month.

Please contact James Lee at james.lee@parliament.uk or x2414 for further information and to register for either course.

 

Regular Events

Find information on regular prayer meetings and study groups meeting in Parliament here.

 

Past Events

Where is God Amidst Suffering and Evil? - Professor John Lennox

Following the terrorist attacks in London and Manchester earlier in 2017, Christians in Parliament invited Professor John Lennox of the University of Oxford to come to address an audience of Members and staff on the question of 'Where is God Amidst Suffering and Evil?' Watch a video of Professor Lennox's talk below:

 

Investigating Faith: In Conversation with David Suchet

We were delighted to welcome David Suchet CBE to Speaker's House on Monday 24th October 2016, where he was interviewed by the Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman MP about his life, his work and his faith. To listen to an audio recording of the event, please use the audio player below:

Click here for further information on this event.

 

'What can Christianity contribute to politics?' - Professor Don Carson

In June 2016, Professor Don Carson was invited by Christians in Parliament to come and give a presentation on 'What can Christianity contribute to politics?' You can watch a video of his talk below:

 

Why should Christians be involved in politics?

 

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