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Anabaptist Network of Organisations

On Wednesday 10 April representatives of various organisations met in Birmingham for a further conversation about their participation in the Anabaptist network of organisations.

Hosted by Noel Moules, this was the third such event and drew together organisations with explicit Anabaptist values and others with similar values and perspectives. The conversation explored ways of partnering together.

Informal Church - Central London

A new initiative at Bloomsbury Baptist Church in Central London was launched on Sunday 7 October - Informal Church - regular evening events based on the Anabaptist Network's core convictions.

Further information on the flyer below.

New Group in South Wales

The first meeting of the new Anabaptist group in South Wales starts with a shared meal on Friday 16 November at 6.30pm. It will be hosted by Steve & Judith Kings at 76, High Street, Abertridwr, Caerphilly CF83 4FD.

If you are interested, you can contact them on (029) 2083 1099 or 07970 501165.

New General Secretary of the Church and Peace Network

Davorka Lovreković has been appointed as the new General Secretary of Church and Peace, the ecumencial European peace church network, from 2013.

Read more here

Anabaptists at Greenbelt

A number of members of the Anabaptist Network are taking part in the Greenbelt Festival this year:

Andrew Francis is leading a workshop at 17.00 on Friday 24 August

David Nussbaum is leading a session at 12.30 on Sunday 26 August

Karen Stallard and Stuart Murray Williams are leading a session on 'The Naked Anabaptist' at 12.30 on Monday 27 August.

If you are planning to be at the Festival this year, drop in and say hello.

Celebrating Dissent

During the autumn of 2012 the Anabaptist Network is co-sponsoring three evenings in Bristol on the theme of 'Celebrating Dissent. These evenings are part of the celebration of 400 years since the planting of the first Baptist church on English soil.

Tuesday 25 September: Troublesome Anabaptists (Stuart Murray Williams)

Tuesday 16 October: Dissenting Baptists (Ruth Gouldbourne)

Tuesday 6 November: Radical Bristolians (Rachael Fletcher)

The other sponsors are the West of England Baptist Association and Bristol Baptist College.

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