What are The Beckly Lectures?

The Beckly Lecture is an annual fringe event at the Methodist Conference. Established by John Henry Beckly in 1926, the Beckly Trust oversees these lectures. Per the original charter, the Beckly Trust’s mission is to illuminate Christianity’s social implications and advance Christian sociology, addressing various societal, industrial, economic, and international issues.

The Beckly Lecture 2020

Peace, pandemics and plastic bottles – prioritising the future?

By Revd Dr Inderjit Bhogal OBE

Monday 29 June 2020

Read the whole lecture and view the video at Joint Public Issues Team Beckly Lecture 2020 Peace, Pandemics and Plastic Bottles by Inderjit Bhogal

Revd Dr Inderjit Bhogal OBE is founder and President of City of Sanctuary, a grassroots movement to build cultures of welcome, hospitality and safety for asylum seekers, refugees and other vulnerable people. Inderjit is a former President of the Methodist Conference, was Leader of the Corrymeela Community and is President of the Methodist Peace Fellowship.

Inderjit will be talking from his many years’ experience as a public and practical theologian, about how our world and our churches face the challenges ahead. When it feels as if different priorities are competing, how can we respond with integrity to God’s call for justice and peace?

Inderjit will speak for around 45 minutes, with a chance for Q&A afterwards. The Lecture will be hosted on Zoom

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