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22/10/2014 10:30am
Members' Meeting at 11am - Workshop and Ideas Sharing. Coffee available from 10.30am. Sandwich lunch provided at 12.45pm. AGM at 1.30pm. All members welcome to attend.
23/10/2014 8:30am
The creative solutions and challenges of a bilingual, bicultural community in southern Israel
23/10/2014 7:30pm
Prof John Sawyer is Emeritus Professor of Hebrew & Biblical Interpretation Universities of Newcastle and Lancaster and a former Chair of CCJ North East. He is a also renowned expert and has a deep interest in the study of Hebrew, the books of the Jewish Bible, and the culture and traditions of Judaism. A short AGM will take place at the start of the meeting.
23/10/2014 7:30pm
Speaker: The Right Reverend Dr Jonathan Frost, Bishop of Southampton. Admission £3, including refreshments.
 

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Archbishop Justin sends good wishes for Yamim Nora’im
 
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Important CCJ Statement
The current Chairman, the Rt Revd Nigel McCulloch KCVO, having extended his role beyond the normal limit of eight years in order to facilitate the handover from the Revd David Gifford to Dr Jane Clements, has asked the Trustees to allow him now to step do More ...
Council of Christians and Jews
VACANCY: Programme Manager, CCJ
The trustees are seeking to appoint a member of the professional team working full time to deliver innovative and high quality projects. More ...
Belfast Branch
We were saddened to hear of the death of Sr Marie Duddy, a former chair of CCJ Belfast, who was killed in a car accident on Tuesday 30th September 2014. More ...
British Jews and Muslims Call for Peace, Wisdom and Hope over Conflict in Israel and Palestine
Amid the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, the Board of Deputies of British Jews and the Muslim Council of Britain issued a joint statement. More ...
Bishop Angaelos releases statement on atrocities in Iraq and Syria
Statement by His Grace Bishop Angaelos on the anniversary of the unprecedented attacks on Churches in Egypt, and the current situation in Iraq and Syria. More ...
Archbishops of Canterbury and Australia joint statement on Iraq
Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Philip Freier made a joint statement on the crisis in northern Iraq. More ...
Chief Rabbi releases statement on Persecution of Christians in Iraq
CCJ President, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis releases statement on 12/08/14. More ...
Statement from Archbishop Justin on Iraq
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, issued the following statement on the situation in Iraq.. More ...
Tragic situation of Yazidis in Iraq
The Council of Christians and Jews condemns in the strongest terms the ongoing persecution of large numbers of Christians in Iraq. More ...
CCJ Statement: This week's news
The news from Israel and Gaza continues to shock and horrify, and we renew our prayers for a breakthrough to end the death and destruction. More ...
Trustees thank outgoing CEO for service to CCJ
The Trustees of CCJ expressed their gratitude to the Revd David Gifford for his contribution to Jewish-Christian relations. More ...
Desecration of North Manchester Jewish Cemetery
"As a Christian, I express my personal sadness and alarm at this further example of increasing acts of anti-Semitism in our country" - The Rt Revd Nigel McCulloch KCVO More ...
 
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John Campbell, Dean’s Verger at Lincoln Cathedral, based his talk on the many lessons he had learned (often the hard way) in his ministry as a verger.
We joined some members of LIM in the flesh while others joined us via Skype from France and Devon - an extraordinary means of fellowship!
Other than the usual business of an AGM, the most interesting and unexpected part of the meeting was an off-the-cuff talk by a lady who had just returned from a Catholic pilgrimage to Israel.
Lincoln CCJ completed its three-part series of Bible and Bagels studies this month with comparison of core statement of beliefs within Judaism and Christianity.