Due to Covid-19 restrictions this event will be held virtually via Zoom for which login details will be sent to registrants shortly before the seminar.

9.45-10.00 Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome
10.00-10.35 Dr Harriett Webster, UWTSD The Monastic Context in Britain
10.35-10.55 Refreshments
10.55-11.20 Prof W. Gibson, Oxford Brookes University , Samuel Wesley’s Religious Society
11.20-11.55 Dr Colin Haydon, University of Winchester , ‘“I want you to be all a Christian -such a Christian as the Marquis De Renty or Gregory Lopez was.” John Wesley and Two Roman Catholic Exemplars’
11.55-12.30 Revd Dr Kenneth Carveley L’Entente Spirituelle: John Wesley and some French monastic sources
12.30-12.40 Revd Richard Teal Reflections on monasticism
12.40-1.30 Lunch
1.30-2.05 Prof Isabel Rivers, QMUL John Wesley and Thomas a Kempis: Early Methodism as a community of readers
2.05-2.35 Dr Linda Ryan, Independent Scholar The Kingswood School rule and monastic schooling
2.35-3.10 Nick Mayhew-Smith Into the Celtic West: a dialogue between early monastic nature spirituality and the Methodist embrace of outdoor worship
3.10-3.30 Refreshments
3.30-4.00 Jenny Carpenter , The Stockwell Wesley Community
4.00-4.30 Round table conversation chaired by Revd Dr Jonathan Hustler, General Secretary of the Methodist Church, including Revd Dr Roger Walton & the speakers