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Ekklesia and the 2017 General Election

As in previous years (2005, 2010 and 2015) Ekklesia will not be registering with the Electoral Commission as a lobbyist.

Faith, politics and peace in an age of Trump

'Faith, Politics and Peace in the Age of President Trump' is a discussion organised by the Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association and Uniting for Peace and will take place on Thursday 27 April 2017

Former Archbishop Rowan Williams and Prof Mona Siddiqui in conversation

This is a unique opportunity to

TODAY: Assisted dying and living: a better conversation (Thurs 2 Feb)

The debate about assisted dying and assisted living can be fractious and complex. We believe that a better conversation can be had: one built on deep human empathy and compassion.

Ekklesia bulletins and plans for the future

Our bulletins will be returning soon we hope, after a hiatus occasioned by some technical problems.

REMINDER: 'Is the right to offend sacred?' event re-scheduled

Ekklesia and Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church's 'Is the right to offend sacred?' event is being rescheduled for logistical and other reasons.

'Not Foreign': an open letter to the UK government on xenophobia

Ekklesa director Simon Barrow is among signatories to an open letter asking the UK government to reverse its 'anti-foreigner' rhetoric and po

Update on Ekklesia bulletins and information links

Our bulletins service will resume shortly, after a period of adjustment following staff changes and additional pressure on resources.

This Thursday, 6th Oct: Faith and resistance to the 'war on terror' - book NOW

At 6.45pm on Thursday 6 October former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, Moazzam Begg, and Chris Cole, Director of Drone Wars UK, join conversation with Pat Gaffney, co-ordinator of Pax Christi U

Events announcement: 'Creative Conversations: beliefs shaping action for change'

The think-tank Ekklesia and Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church in London are deligh