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Remembering the Armenian Genocide 100 years later

Remembering the Armenian Genocide 100 years later

On 23 April, the 100th anniversary of the day marked as the beginning of the Armenian genocide, Ekklesia and Harecourt United Reformed Church co-hosted an important discussion on the subject.

Opening up the castle - the need for transparent politics - Jake Cunliffe

Opening up the castle - the need for transparent politics - Jake Cunliffe

In Kafka’s The Castle, officials from the 'castle' go to extraordinary lengths to conceal their presence in the village, where those who rely on their administration live. Meetings with petitioners are held in the middle of the night, and so sensitive are the officials to the possibility of being confronted by a villager that they hide in their rooms at the village’s inn until the right moment to dash out to their carriage and depart.

A new festival emerges from the edge to unite and inspire

A new festival emerges from the edge to unite and inspire

Just Festivals have joined forces with Swiss Church, St Giles In The Fields, St George’s Bloomsbury and Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church to host Just Festival On The Edge from 20 to 25 May 2015.

In Praise of Anger - Reverend Ray Gaston

In Praise of Anger - Reverend Ray Gaston

Less than 48 hours after the election of the Tory government, thousands took to the streets in a spontaneous demonstration that ended up at the Conservative Party HQ. They were kettled and attacked by the police.

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In - Number 7 Henrietta Cullinan

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In - Number 7 Henrietta Cullinan

With less than a week till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper.

Challenging refugee boat narratives ('Sunday Sequence', 26 April)

Challenging refugee boat narratives ('Sunday Sequence', 26 April)

Ekklesia associate and board member Vaughan Jones, who is minister of Harecourt United Reformed Church in London, appears on BBC Northern Ireland's 'Sunday Sequence' programme on 26 April 2015 (from 8.30am), talking about the follow-on from the tragic sinking of an Italian coastguard ship that killed 800 refugee-migrants earlier this week.

Why the Armenian Genocide matters - meeting in London

Tonight, on Thursday 23rd April, a very important public conversation is taking place, entitled 'Against Genocide: faith, hope and Armenia'. If you are in the London area, we hope you will come along and extend the invitation to others (http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/against-genocide-faith-hope-and-armenia-ti...)

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In

Over the last fortnight we've been publishing posts from people across the political spectrum telling us how they will vote for what they believe in according to Ekklesia's election values.

Pledge to Vote for what you believe in 6 - Keith Hebden

Pledge to Vote for what you believe in 6 - Keith Hebden

With a few weeks till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper.

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 5 - Jill Segger

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 5 - Jill Segger

With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper.