Saturday Morning Live
Dates - Jan - Dec 2013
Saturday 5th January New Beginnings
Reflections about the New Year with songs, sketches and discussion.
Saturday 2nd February Never Again - Remembering the Holocaust
Speaker – Bea Green
Bea was a Jewish girl in Munich before the War. She left on the kinder-transport after her father - who was a prominent lawyer - was victimized. She will share her vivid memories of the Nazis' rise to power.
Saturday 2nd March The Cross in Art
Speaker – Revd. Iain McKillop
As well as being a local minister, Iain is a celebrated Christian artist with work in many cathedrals and churches. He reflects on how the crucifixion has been portrayed in art and talks about some of his own work.
Saturday 6th April Doubt and Certainty
Thoughts about faith with songs, drama and discussion.
Saturday 4th May Persecution
Speaker – Father Vladimir Nikiforov
Father Vlad was imprisoned by the KGB in Russia for working as a Catholic priest, then came to the west as a refugee under glasnost and has since ministered in the UK as well as working to promote understanding of faith and ethics.
Saturday 1st June Money – Force for Good or Source of Evil?
A review of Christ’s teachings about wealth with songs, drama and discussion.
Saturday 6th July Working with Other Faiths
Speaker - Kauser Akhtar
Kauser is a Diocesan Interfaith worker and also worships and teaches at the Woking Mosque. She will talk about interfaith work in Surrey and about how Christians and Muslims can work more closely together.
Saturday 8th Sept Creation in Science and Faith
Speaker - Professor Scott Elias
Scott is a Professor of Quaternary Science in the University of London, researching into early life-forms in the most recent geological era which started 2,500 million years ago. He is also a committed Christian. He will talk about he personally reconciles the scientific view of creation with the account given in the Bible.
Saturday 5th October Who is My Neighbour?
An exploration of how we relate to those around us with songs, drama and discussion.
Saturday 2nd Noverber A Woman's Place...
Speaker - Rev'd Cate Irvine
Cate is Co-ordinating Chaplain at Royal Holloway, University of London. Women in Cate's family have a long history in the church, stretching back several generations. Looking at their experiences Cate will reflect on the place of women in the modern church.
Saturday 7th December Where are you this Christmas?
An exploration of how different our experience of Christmas can be with the traditional SML mixture of songs, drama and discussion.