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Programme of
Lectures and Events
2016 - 2017

See EXTRA lecture
below - Thurs 4 May

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The 2016/17 '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......
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THURSDAY 27th Oct 2016                    7.30pm for 8pm  
VENUE : CAIRNS                    
Speaker : Prof Kenneth McColl, MD FRCP F MedSci FRSE
Professor of Gastroenterology, University of Glasgow

Lecture  : How Medical Science Makes Progress - and what about the Church.......
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THURSDAY  3rd Nov 2016                     7.30pm for 8pm  
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL
Speaker : Rev David McLachlan, BD Cert Min
Minister, Langside Church, Glasgow
Lecture  : The Gift Of Doubt.....
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THURSDAY 17th Nov 2016                     7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : CAIRNS
Speaker : Rev Scott McKenna, BA BD MTh MPhil
Minister, Mayfield Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh
Lecture  : The Most Important Journey in Life is the Inner Journey....
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WEDNESDAY 23rd Nov 2016                  7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL
Speaker : Rev Peter Macdonald BD Cert Min
Leader of the Iona Community
Lecture  : The Iona Community Transformimg Lives to Change the World - The work of the Iona Community and the challenges of the future....
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SUNDAY  27th Nov, 4th, 11th and 18th Dec 2016      8pm
ADVENT : The Bethlehem Story..............
The Bethlehem Event

THURSDAY 12th Jan 2017                       7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : CAIRNS
Speaker : Myra MacDonald MA
Author and former Reuters Bureau Chief, India
Lecture  : Pakistan: Politics and Religion....
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THURSDAY 2nd Feb 2017                       7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL
Based on two TED talks
Speaker : Jodie Williams
Lecture  : A Realistic Vision For World Peace....
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Speaker : Scilla Elworthy
Lecture  : Fighting With Nonviolence....
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THURSDAY 23rd Feb 2017    23rd Mar 2017         8pm
VENUE : CAIRNS
THE ROY PATERSON MEMORIAL LECTURE
Speaker : Rev Julie Nicholson
Writer and Broadcaster
Lecture  : Crossing Places...
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THURSDAY 9th Mar 2017                    7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : ORCHARDHILL
Speaker : The Very Reverend John Miller BA BD DD
Former Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland
Lecture  : What Shall We Tell The Grandchildren?....
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SUNDAY - SATURDAY 9th - 15th Apr  2017 each evening 8pm
SUNDAY (Easter Day Celebrations)  16th Apr 2017     10.45am
HOLY WEEK : Easter: Beyond Belief....
The Way of Jesus

EXTRA LECTURE - not shown in the brochure

THURSDAY     4th May 2017         8pm
VENUE : CAIRNS
Speaker : Dr Val Webb
Australian Theologian on a PCN tour of the UK (only Scottish event)
Lecture  : How should we or can we speak of God in the 21st century?...
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ADVANCE NOTICE: Thinking Allowed Session 2017/2018

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED                            7.30pm for 8pm
VENUE : CAIRNS
A Scholar's Spotlight : a Question Time with representatives of University Theological/Philosophical depts featuring

HelenBond2.jpg (3042 bytes)     Prof Helen Bond

MonaSiddiqui2.jpg (3134 bytes)   Prof Mona Siddiqui

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Chair

SeithIreland2.jpg (3867 bytes)    Sheriff Seith Ireland

 

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.

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LECTURE ARCHIVE 2008-2016

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

 

 

         

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