A freelance writer and traveller who likes to explore the spiritual, literary and hidden gems of Adelaide and beyond.
Exploring Celtic Spirituality
John Bell is a preacher, hymn writer, composer, lecturer and broadcaster. He is an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland and a member of the Iona Community. John Bell will be in Adelaide for a series of workshops. Topics will include areas such as spirituality and faith, music and imagination, hospitality and consumerism.
The three day workshop is being held at the modern facilities of Adelaide West Uniting Church. John Bell has a special interest in the place of songs in faith development, the importance of the imagination, and keeping faith in an age of consumerism.
John Bell - Will explore issues such as the place of songs in faith development, the importance of the imagination, and keeping faith in an age of consumerism.
The program is as follows:
Wednesday 8th May – 7.00pm-9.00pm Songs to enliven communities of faith Songs from the Iona Community – Singing with the global Church Tea, coffee and biscuits provided Cost: $20 / $15 Concession
Thursday 9th May A day with John Bell 10.00am-11.15am – The place of songs in faith development
11.45am-1.00pm – The importance of the imagination 2.00pm-4.00pm – Keeping faith in an age of consumerism Morning and afternoon tea included
Lunch optional $15 extra
Full day $100 / Half day $50 ($80 / $40 concession)
Friday 10th May
Nurturing the Spirit
9.30-10.45 – Exploring Celtic Spirituality
11.15-12.30 – The importance of grace and hospitality in liturgy
Morning Tea included