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Anabaptist group in South Wales?

There is renewed interest in setting up an Anabaptist group in South Wales – either a study group or maybe something around a meal. If you are interested, contact Phill Vickery at maggieandphill@homecall.co.uk.

Prophetic Voices: the contemporary witness of Anabaptists, Celts and the New Monastic Movement

Three day conferences with Stuart Murray Williams (The Anabaptist Network) and Roy Searle (The Northumbria Community).

Dates: 17 September in London; 28 September in Cardiff; and 23 October in Manchester.

Details from anaceltic@aol.com (London); admin@swbc.org.uk (Cardiff); and g.chatterton@northern.org.uk (Manchester).

Walter Brueggemann commends new book in 'After Christendom' series

Lloyd Pietersen's new book - the sixth in the 'After Christendom' series - Reading the Bible after Christendom will be published in 2010. Lloyd is delighted that well-respected Old Testament scholar, Walter Brueggemann, has written a foreword, commending this book very warmly. Here is an extract from the foreword:

The Naked Anabaptist

The Naked Anabaptist

The Naked Anabaptist by Stuart Murray is a straightforward introduction to the Anabaptist tradition. Why are so many people today in Britain and Ireland intrigued by Anabaptism? What are the core convictions of the Anabaptist tradition? Who were the original Anabaptists?

Manchester Anabaptist Group

The Manchester Anabaptist Study Group plans to meet at The Friends Meeting House, 91 Station Road, Cheadle Hulme at 7.30pm on the following Mondays in 2010: 25 Oct, 15 Nov, 13 Dec and in 2011 on 17 Jan, 21 Feb, 21 Mar, 18 Apr, 16 May, 20 Jun and 18 Jul.

We hope to read our way through Alan and Eleanor Kreider’s new book, Worship and Mission after Christendom (Paternoster Press, 2009).

We are delighted to welcome visitors and new members.

For further details contact Brian Haymes: brian.haymes@ntlworld.com

New Anabaptist Network to serve wider Christian church in South Africa

A new initiative in South Africa is gathering people, churches and other Christian organizations into a web of mutually beneficial relationships. The Anabaptist Network in South Africa (ANiSA) seeks to apply the teachings, experiences and perspectives of Anabaptism to contemporary issues of Christian faith and practice in Southern Africa.

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