In the light of the current health emergency, the RAG committee has decided that it must postpone the Group’s conference and Annual General Meeting scheduled for 4th May in Manchester. We will try to arrange another date in the autumn when the situation has stabilised. Our Treasurer will refund any payments made by those who have already booked. Please get in touch with her.
Booking is now open for our 2020 conference on the theme of Religion and Art on Monday 4th May at Luther King House, Manchester.
Further details are available here
Please return your booking form by 24th April 2020 to be sure of a place.
RAG has now published new guidance on the care of the archives of religious communities, available to download here
This focuses on the historic records of Christian religious communities within the UK, though much of the advice will also be relevant to communities within other faiths. It is aimed at community members or staff without professional training who may be assigned responsibility for archives, and encourages good stewardship in preserving these historic records for the future
A review of a recent book, ‘Memory and mission’ has been posted on this site: the full review can be found here.
THE BLACK MAJORITY CHURCHES AND ECUMENISM
Tuesday 30th October 2018 12.30-3.30
The New Testament Church of God, Leadership Training Centre, 3 Cheyne Walk, Northampton NN1 5PT
In Black History Month this event explores historical and contemporary perspectives on Black Majority Churches in the UK and Ecumenism. Dr John Maiden (Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies at the Open University and a Trustee of the Religious Archives Group) will give a lecture. This will be followed by a time for discussion chaired by Rev. Phyllis Thompson.
The New Testament Church of God Heritage Centre will also be open.
Cost: £5 (includes lunch + refreshments)
To Book, or for more details, contact Mrs. Edris Buchanan Edwards at email@example.com by 19th October
hereThe RAG conference for 2018 will be held on Thursday 10th May 2018 at King’s College London (Strand Campus, in the Council Room). The topic is Military chaplaincy in WW1. Details of the programme can be found here, and the booking form here.