Encounter... SCM Gathering: Durham

Join students and recent graduates to explore how we ‘encounter’ God in worship, whether that's in church on a Sunday, on the streets or in our homes. Our day event will include worship, workshops, food and speakers.

How do I get there? 

The St. Oswald’s Institute (further up the road from St. Oswald’s Church) is on Church Street, Durham, DH1 3DL. The venue can be reached on foot from Durham train station. Alternatively, you can catch the 6, 56, 57, 57a and X12 bus from Durham bus station and get off on Church Street. There is also a taxi rank outside of the station.

What is provided for £5?

You’ll be provided with lunch and a whole day of fantastic speakers and workshops. 

What do I need to bring with me?

You may want a Bible, notebook and pen!

What's on the programme?

10am Welcome, tea & coffee
10..30am Opening Worship
11am 'Worship as Liberation', Revd Chris Howson
12.15pm Lunch
1.15pm ‘Quaker Worship’,  Michelle Caulkett
2.30pm Tea and coffee
2.45pm Christian Meditation
3.00pm  ‘Mysticism and Activism’,  Faith in Action Worker Ruth Wilde
4.15pm Closing Worship: Taize

We’ll be heading out for dinner when the event is finished. All are welcome. Details TBC.

Is there accommodation?

As this is a day event, we haven’t organised accommodation. However, if you are travelling from outside of the area and do need a place to stay on the Friday evening, get in touch and we’ll see what we can do. 

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