The Inclusive Church Lecture

The Annual Inclusive Church lecture was inaugurated in 2013, marking the 10th anniversary of the founding of Inclusive Church. Taking place each year in conjunction with the AGM it invites a leading theologian or activist to reflect and challenge us about inclusion. 

Inclusive Church 2018 Lecture

The 2018 Inclusive Church Lecture will take place on Wednesday 25th July 2018 at Leicester Cathedral.  

The lecturer will be Ruth Hunt, CEO of Stonewall, whose talk is entitled 'Faith and LGBT: Buidling Bridges in a Polarised World'.

Free tickets (donation only) available here.

Inclusive Church 2017 Lecture

Including the exclusive: How liberal can you be? David Ison - Dean of St Paul's Cathedral.

You can watch the lecture here on our YouTube channel

The text of the lecture is here as a PDF

Inclusive Church 2016 Lecture

Does Poverty Have A Woman's Face? - Loretta Minghella, CEO of Christian Aid.

The text of the lecture is available here as a PDF

You can watch the lecture on our You Tube Channel here

Inclusive Church 2015 Lecture

'Beyond Inclusion: Undressing Belonging Together' - Michael Jagessar, the Secretary for Racial Justice and Multicultural Ministry of the United Reformed Church. Contributor to Ethnicity: The Inclusive Church Resource.

This lecture can be seen on our YouTube channel

Inclusive Church 2014 Lecture

'Whatever happened to Liberal Christianity?' - Linda Woodhead, Professor of Sociology of Religion at Lancaster University. 

Inclusive Church 2013 Lecture

‘On Being Together: the Possibility of Church’ - Martyn Percy. Dean of Christ Church Oxford.

NB Some earlier parts of this paper were initially explored in Anglicanism: Confidence, Commitment and Communion (Ashgate, 2013), Thirty-Nine New Articles: An Anglican Landscape of Faith (SCM-Canterbury, 2013), a lecture given at St. John’s College, Auckland, New Zealand , April 2013.