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Mission, Theology and Ministry for the Margins Start September 9th 2019
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Leeds School of Theology are pleased to partner with Lighthouse West Yorkshire in facilitating a dynamic learning community which will serve Christians already working alongside the marginalised or have a heart to pioneer in this area. Lighthouse is a fresh expression of church that serves adults with multiple and complex needs including poverty, mental health, homelessness, trauma and addiction.

Course Overview:
The course, delivered over ten evenings, will include passionate teaching which fuses together Biblical studies, theological reflection, interviews with people with lived experience, cultural analysis, historical case studies and cutting edge research on addiction and trauma to inspire and equip the church to engage with those on the margins in a way that looks and loves like Jesus.

Topics Covered:

Missional Theology for the Margins
Justice and the Heart of God
Prophetic Hope in a Culture of Consumerism
Suffering, Lament and Spiritual Warfare
Building Community & Leading Accessible worship for Vulnerable Adults
Addiction, Trauma and Recovery
Contemporary Church and the Witness of the Past
Helping without Hurting
Signposting and Working with the City

Dates and Cost:

The course starts on Monday 9th Setpmeber 2019. There are 10 sessions, one a month between Septmeber and June. The standard price is £200 for the whole course. For former LSOT students or members of the “Discipleship on the Margins” group there is a discounted rate of £180.

Register: Visit http://leeds-school-of-theology.org/register/ to sign up!

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