The Annual Inclusive Church lecture was inaugurated in 2013, marking the 10th anniversary of the founding of Inclusive Church. Taking place each year in conjunction with the AGM it invites a leading theologian or activist to reflect and challenge us about inclusion.
Inclusive Church 2019 Lecture
'Citizens of Heaven: Identity, Inclusion and the Church' - Sam Wells, Vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields.
You can watch a video of Sam's talk on our YouTube channel here.
A transcript of the talk is available here.
Inclusive Church 2018 Lecture
Faith and LGBT: Building Bridges in a Polarised World - Ruth Hunt, CEO of Stonewall
The transcript of the talk is available to read here.
Inclusive Church 2017 Lecture
Including the exclusive: How liberal can you be? - David Ison, Dean of St Paul's Cathedral.
Inclusive Church 2016 Lecture
Does Poverty Have A Woman's Face? - Loretta Minghella, CEO of Christian Aid.
Inclusive Church 2015 Lecture
'Beyond Inclusion: Undressing Belonging Together' - Michael Jagessar, the Secretary for Racial Justice and Multicultural Ministry of the United Reformed Church. Contributor to Ethnicity: The Inclusive Church Resource.
This lecture can be seen on our YouTube channel.
Inclusive Church 2014 Lecture
'Whatever happened to Liberal Christianity?' - Linda Woodhead, Professor of Sociology of Religion at Lancaster University.
Inclusive Church 2013 Lecture
‘On Being Together: the Possibility of Church’ - Martyn Percy, Dean of Christ Church Oxford.
NB Some earlier parts of this talk were initially explored in Anglicanism: Confidence, Commitment and Communion (Ashgate, 2013), Thirty-Nine New Articles: An Anglican Landscape of Faith (SCM-Canterbury, 2013), a lecture given at St. John’s College, Auckland, New Zealand , April 2013.