CAIRNS
MILNGAVIE

Cairns Church Milngavie

thinkingallowedlogo2017.jpg (7058 bytes)

Programme of
Lectures and Events
2017 - 2018

 

You may also be interested in -

Lecture Podcasts
Lectures Archive
Thinking Allowed Online

 

 

 

HOME > LECTURES and EVENTS


The 2017/18 'Thinking Allowed' lecture series continues the now established partnership between Cairns Church in Milngavie and Orchardhill Parish Church in Giffnock which means that once again there will be a lecture series on both the North and Southside of Glasgow.

INTRODUCTION
Rev Andrew Frater Minister at Cairns introduces this season's programme......
Andrew Frater  

THURSDAY 9th November 2017                      7.30pm for 8pm  
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL                    
Speaker : Very Rev Lorna Hood, MA BDiv DDiv OBE
Former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland

Lecture  : Srebrenica and the End of Ethnic Tolerance.......
Lorna Hood    

JOINT WEEKEND EVENT
THINKING ALLOWED/ PCN BRITAIN
VENUE : CAIRNS
FRIDAY  17th November 2017                        7.30pm for 8pm
Speaker : Adrian Alker
Chair of PCN Britain
Lecture  : Partners and Protagonists.....
Adrian Alker 

SATURDAY  18th November 2017           10.00am for 10.30am
Leader : Adrian Alker
All day groups and plenary sessions
Session 1  : Humanism and Theism      
Session 2  : Christianity and a World of Other Faiths and Ideologies
Session 3  : Church and Society

SUNDAY  19th November 2017                                  10.45am
Morning Service led by Rev Andrew Frater
Speaker : Adrian Alker
Address  : The Church We Never Knew...

Listen to podcasts of the weekend

THURSDAY 23rd November 2017                    7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL
Speaker : Professor Bob Davies MA PGCE PhD
Professor of Religious and Cultural Education at Glasgow University
Lecture  : Changing Realities of Christian Identity in Scotland, 1918-2018...
Bob Davis   

SUNDAY  3rd, 10th and 17th Dec 2017                             8pm
ADVENT : The Three Sundays before Christmas Eve
Advent Star

THURSDAY 1st February 2018                         7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : CAIRNS
Event : A Scholars' Spotlight
Three theology scholars under the watchful eye of an eminent adjudicator of the law address questions received in advance from attandees
Panel  : Sheriff Seith Ireland, Prof Helen Bond, Prof David Fergusson and Rev Scott McKenna
Seith Ireland Helen Bond David Fergusson Scott McKenna

THURSDAY 15th February 2018                          7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL
Based on two TED talks
Speaker : Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Topic      : The danger of a single story....
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Speaker : Sisonke Msimang
Topic      : Stories....
SisonkeMsimang2.jpg (3169 bytes) 

THURSDAY      15th March 2018                                          8pm
VENUE : CAIRNS
Speaker : Rev Dr Harriet Harris MBE
Chaplain to Edinburgh University
Lecture  : The Concept of Deity in 21st Century Christianity...
Harriet Harris    

THURSDAY 15th March 2018                            7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL
Speaker : Pádraig Ó Tuama
Leader of the Corrymeela Community
Lecture  : Literate not Literal: Reading Gospel Stories in their Poetic Glory...
 Pádraig Ó Tuama

SUNDAY - SATURDAY 25th - 31st March  2018 each evening 8pm
SUNDAY (Easter Day Celebrations)  1st April 2018           10.45am
HOLY WEEK : Easter: Beyond The City Wall...
The Way of Jesus

 

An open invitation is extended to all to attend these events at Cairns and Orchardhill. Location maps here

Entry to the lectures is by 'donation' to help defray costs unless otherwise stated.

DOWNLOAD the full brochure for 2017-2018 pdflogosmall.gif (963 bytes)

 

LECTURE ARCHIVE 2008-2017

The Thinking Allowed programmes and lectures in Cairns in recent years can be viewed on our Lecture Archive page.

 

 

         

Copyright © Cairns Milngavie . All rights reserved. Registered Charity SC009913