THIS LENT, Open Table Liverpool will offer a six-week program to explore the 'queerness' of the Christian tradition. Participants will read and discuss Queer Virtue: What LGBTQ People Know About Life and Love and How It Can Revitalize Christianity (Beacon Press, 2016), written by the American Episcopal priest Elizabeth Edman.
Open Table, the monthly service for Liverpool’s LGBTQIA+ community, invites everyone to a Christmas Service with Carols with the Liverpool LGBT Choir!
Sunday 17th December 6.30pm, refreshments from 6pm
Followed by a shared meal of soup and bread, mince pies and home made mulled wine.
EVERYONE is welcome and bring a friend.
On Monday December 11th St Bride’s is delighted to present a special talk on Kahlil Gibran, the author of The Prophet by Paul-Gordon Chandler. Paul-Gordon will take the listener on a fascinating journey through the all-embracing spirituality of Kahlil Gibran, the early 20th century Lebanese-American poet artist and mystic and launch his new book In Search of a Prophet.
This is a free talk and there is no need to book. Parking is available in the grounds at St Bride’s Church, Percy St L8 7LT. For more details visit www.stbridesliverpool.org.uk
St Bride's Church and On Song Productions hosts an evening of Opera led by International Tenor Roy Weissensteiner. Featuring excerpts from some of the world most famous Operas, Roy will be joined by Soprano, Rachel Harland and International Concert pianist Hein Boterberg.
Ellen Loudon, Liverpool Diocesan Director of Social Justice and Canon Chancellor of Liverpool Cathedral, will lead us in an exploration of Impact / Flourish / Buzz, an asset based theology of social justice, generosity and grace.
The Theology and Modernity lecture series brings nationally renowned theologians and philosophers to Liverpool to deliver papers from the cutting edge of thought about the divine and our world.
All are welcome to join the St Bride’s church community in an informal service to remember those who have died. During the service you will be invited to name those who have died and light candles in remembrance of them.
Light refreshments will be available before the service, from 6.00pm.
This is a community-led informal forum for reflection & debate, brought to you as part of Liverpool Mental Health Festival 2017.
Does keeping God out of social and political issues make them harder to resolve?
Jonathan Clatworthy is a trustee of Modern Church, a priest in the St Bride’s team and a blogger. His new book Why Progressives Need God will be available on sale.
Father Mychal Judge was a little-known Franciscan friar ministering humbly to the disenfranchised and unloved on the streets of New York City… until September 11, 2001, when he suddenly became a global figure.
You are invited this Sunday, 20th August, to the regular Open Table Communion Service warmly welcoming Liverpool's LGBTQIA+ Community, friends and family 6.30pm at St Brides Liverpool. Refreshments served from 6pm.
Sr Jeannine Gramick is an American Roman Catholic nun who, for more than 30 years has worked for justice and peace for sexual and gender minorities within the Catholic Church and beyond.
One of Liverpool’s most historic churches will take centre stage when the West End comes to the Georgian Quarter for a night of musical theatre magic. A Night At The Musicals on Friday 23rd June at 8pm will raise much-needed funds to help keep St Bride’s Church open. The event is the first in a series of fund-raisers planned by the new Save Our St Bride’s (#SOSBrides) campaign.
a Theology & Modernity Lecture with the Rev Canon John Goodchild
Canon Goodchild is the former Principal of Norwich Ministry Course and will present the next in our series of lectures. The Theology and Modernity Lecture series brings nationally renowned theologians and philosophers to Liverpool to deliver papers from the cutting edge of thought about the Divine and our world.
You are invited to join our weekly Thursday evening reflections during the season of Lent, a traditional time of spiritual renewal as we prepare to celebrate Easter. The theme for week three is Prayer Through Poetry, led by Revd Mark Waters.
You are invited to join our weekly Thursday evening reflections during the season of Lent, a traditional time of spiritual renewal as we prepare to celebrate Easter. The theme for week two is Prayer Through Hymns, led by Revd John Lansley.
A workshop with theologian Gillian Ahlgren, author of The Tenderness of God: Reclaiming Our Humanity. A church historian with decades of experience teaching theology, Dr. Ahlgren focuses on articulating theological principles and spiritual practices that support personal and communal transformation.
Penny, a member of the Open Table community for many years, sadly died in an accident at Holyhead Marina in September last year. Open Table has joined with Penny’s friends and other communities she supported to organise a service to remember Penny's remarkable life and the contribution she made to Merseyside through her advocacy work for inclusion.