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CLIS Annual Conference & AGM 22nd April 2023

We have arranged a date for 2023 CLIS Conference and AGM. The location is yet to be confirmed but it is likely to be Reading, Berks. In the meantime put the date in your diary.

What this space for more details including speakers and topic.

CLIS Annual Lecture in Cambridge

Malcolm Guite has agreed to talk at our Annual Lecture on Saturday 29th October in Cambridge. He will be talking about his book ‘David’s Crown‘ and including some poetry readings from it. The venue is Little St Mary’s Church, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1QG

More details will follow later in the year, in the meantime put the date in your dairy.

For more information on Malcolm Guite see his Blog: https://malcolmguite.wordpress.com/

To get to the church:
If you are driving it is best to use Cambridge’s Park and Ride service from 5 sites around the city. Full details are here https://cambridgeparkandride.info/index.shtml. The best service to use is the Blue from Trumpington which passes the church, most of the others go to near the bus station which is a 10 minute walk to the church.

If you are coming by train it is a 25 minute walk from the Railway Station which is south east of the city centre. Bus route U operates every 15-30 minutes from stop 8 outside the Railway station to Trumpington Street directly outside LSM, the journey taking less than 10 minutes. Other buses run regularly between the station and the city centre and taxis are also available.

CLIS Annual Conference and AGM 2022

Our 2022 Conference and AGM is on Saturday 2nd April 2022 at Wesley Euston Hotel & Conference Venue, 81-103 Euston Street, London, NW1 2EZ.  The theme is Mission Information. Please put the date in your diaries and book below. We have two speakers booked, Eirwen Dorkins, an Ambassador for SAT-7, and Steve Bassett from Lifewords (Scripture Gift Mission).

Eirwen Dorkins’ talk is entitled: “Making God’s Love Visible through Satellite TV and Digital Media”. (https://www.sat7uk.org/)
Sat-7 supports the Christians of the Middle East and North Africa in their Christian wit-ness and lives. They beam the Good News of the Kingdom of God straight into people’s homes, into the centre of family life. They deliver Christian media for the Middle East and North Africa Their channels broadcast on the most widely used satellite platforms, as well as being viewable online. Through these mediums, they are not only reaching the people of the Middle East and North Africa, but also dispersed people who have settled across Eu-rope and other parts of the world.

Steve Bassett is Creative Director, LifeWords UK & International (https://www.lifewords.global/). A library of living hope –
sharing Lifewords in an ever-changing world.
Steve has over 25 years’ experience as a creative consult-ant, lyricist, and documentary/filmmaker. He has worked in 45+ countries, telling stories of change through film, music, and the arts – and also has extensive experience of developing creative ways into the Bible in different cultures. He joined Lifewords in 2007. Alongside his in-ternational role in overseeing creative development, he is the founder and Executive Producer of the NINE BEATS Collective.
Lifewords was founded in 1888 as the Scripture Gift Mission

Programme:
10:30 to 11 a.m. Welcome and Refreshments
11 to 11.20 a.m. Worship
11.20 a.m. to 12.15 p.m. AGM
12.15 to 1.15 p.m. Steve Bassett: A library of living hope – sharing Lifewords in an ever-changing world.
1.15 to 2 p.m. Lunch
2 to 3 p.m. Eirwen Dorkins, Sat –7 Ambassador: Making God’s Love Visible through Satellite TV and Digital Media
3 o 3.30 p.m. Questions and Answers
3.30 p.m. Closing Prayer and Refreshments

The Conference fee is £10.00., including lunch and refreshments. Payment can be made by cheque but also by
PayPal via the CLIS web site at www.christianlis.org.uk or by EFT. Please fill in the
booking form here, make any cheques payable to “Christians in Library and
Information Services”, and return to The Treasurer, Diana Guthrie. OR you can pay by using PayPal below.

CLIS Conference & AGM 2022

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