Day 1: Tuesday 15 October

Photo of a CRE seminar

Welcome to Day 1 of CRE, which includes the following seminars and special features. If you’re planning your visit, you might find it helpful to download and print out our day-by-day seminar programme guide.


Being playfully serious: How Messy Churches create new space for faith with Claire Dalpra
Getting started with Messy Church with Dave Martin
Awkward, but essential: How to talk effectively about relationships and sex in church with Sarah Smith
The greatest secret: Why adoption changes everything about discipleship with Krish Kandiah
Metamorphosis: How to move beyond the church walls with Alison Fernandes
How to protect your church from terrorism with Richard Fidge
Sharing Bible stories in primary schools with Julie Jefferies and Val Ralston
Report on Bible distribution at the London Olympics 2012 with Edward Diggines
Church Buildings: How to make them happen with Jim Hamett and Nigel Walter
From detached to disciples: The building blocks of outstanding youth ministry with Dan Lodge
Can you hear me at the back? with Tim Horton
Free will: God’s choice, our choice with Anthony Mitchell

Special features

Arts Café
AfterWorkNet programme
Walk Through the Bible programme
The Original Cindy’s Bar

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