Thinking Lunches 2018-19
at Marlborough Road Methodist Church,
Marlborough Road, St Albans, AL1 3XG
12.30 pm to 1.30 pm on the first Thursday of each month.
Half an hour talk and then discussion.
Tea/coffee/squash provided, but bring your own sandwiches.
Parking is available at the Maltings car park.
Donations will be gratefully received to cover expenses, and any profits will be given to the speaker for a charity of their choice.
Thursday 6th September 2018
Matthew Forsyth, Churches and Volunteers Officer (London & SE), All We Can
What needs to go, the 0.7% to overseas, or the overseas development charities?
Thursday 4th October 2018
The Revd Ermal Kirby, Superintendent, Barking, Dagenham & Ilford Circuit,
Research Officer/Associate, Susanna Wesley Foundation, University of Roehampton
One World: Transforming Communities
Thursday 1st November 2018
Nicolas Small, NHS Herts Valley Clinical Commissioning Group
The NHS: 70 years old - what is its future?
Thursday 6th December 2018
Paul Morrison, Joint Public Issues Team of the Methodist Church
The effect of Universal Credit on women
(To mark 100 years since women's suffrage)
Thursday 3rd January 2019
The Right Revd Dr Alan Smith, The Bishop of St Albans
Modern Day Gambling - Jackpot or Crackpot?
Thursday 7th February 2019
Sally Seddon, Volunteer Engagement Manager for Shared Interest
Investing in a Fairer World
Thursday 7th March 2019
Andy Turner, Churches Engagement Worker for Church Action on Poverty
Mustard Seed and the Art of Change
Thursday 4th April 2019
Dr Omar Khan, Director, The Runnymede Trust
(celebrating 50 years 1968 - 2018)
Title - to be confirmed
Thursday 2nd May 2019
Richard Butler, Visiting Professor at Nottingham Law School and Mediator
Peace-making - why we must try and how can we succeed?
Thursday 6th June 2019
His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos, Coptic Orthodox Archbishop of London
Title: to be confirmed