New book: 'The Jesus Candidate'

Just published by Ekklesia, 'The Jesus Candidate' by Paul Lusk, a member of the Anabaptist theology forum.

Simon Barrow writes: 'This book recasts the debate about religion, politics and the secular state. It creates the possibility of a different, more fruitful kind of conversation about how to live Christianly in a mixed-belief society.'

Inter-faith action at the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Burgfield

Participate in an interfaith action on Monday 27th June at the Atomic Weapons Establishment, Burghfield near Reading.

The action will be part of a month of nonviolent direct actions taken by different groups, coordinated by Trident Ploughshares:

CPT training, Europe

CPT training comes to Europe! For only the second time CPT training is coming to Europe. September 1st to October 2nd in Berlin, Germany.

CPT training is intensive and you need to have completed a delegation in order to apply.

The last European training was in 2009, so this is a rare opportunity. To apply, email Kris Chupp:

There are also opportunities to serve with CPT on the Greek Island of Lesbos this summer, with refugees. If you are interested in this opportunity, follow this link :

Made in the Image of God - Social Work and Human Rights after Christendom

Allan Norman, a member of the Anabaptist Network is speaking at the Social Work Christian Fellowship (SWCF) Conference on the topic of Social Work and Human Rights after Christendom. The conference takes place near Hertford from 29th April to 1 May 2016.

For information about SWCF see

Allan's session summaries are attached to this article. Allan wonders if there might be interest from others in the Network attending this conference given Allan will be drawing on after Christendom ideas and his own Anabaptist sympathies. To book please go to the SCF website.

Lectureship in restorative justice - New Zealand

Applications are invited for a two-year fixed term lectureship in restorative justice practice with the Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice, in the School of Government at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, commencing first semester 2016.

Applicants should hold a hold a PhD (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline with a focus on some dimension of restorative justice theory and practice, or a closely related area, and preferably has involved empirical research and analysis.

For more information, please see the attachment.

The Unforgotten: An Evening of Remembrance

For this year's remembrance day Union Chapel, London will be commemorating refugees of war with an evening of music, dance and poetry including:

*Contemporary dance troupe Great Minds Think Alike
*Spoken word poetry from RnB artist Reload
*An experimental organ and electronic light
*Music from Singer/songwriter, Kerst
*Songs from Union Chapel choir
*And a photographic exhibition from the F8 Collective, featuring images of the current refugee crisis

All donations will go to CalAid a charity supporting those living in the refugee camps in Calais.

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