The MOSAIC team are excited to announce the first ever MOSAIC National Conference.
This year it will be held as an online event on Saturday 27th June between 10am and 12noon on Zoom and tickets are completely free.
This ground breaking conference will explore contemporary issues impacting the church today including race, human sexuality and disability. We are delighted to announce that the keynote speakers are Paul Bayes the Bishop of Liverpool, Rev’d Rogers Govender, Dean of Manchester and the conference will be chaired by Rev’d Mandy Ford (Dean of Bristol) and Diannah Gwilliams (Dean of Guildford).
Tickets for the national conference are available via eventbrite here. We hope you can join us.
Join Mosaic in the North Conference with His Grace the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell as a keynote speaker, as we explore a theology of diversity, and a future of inclusion within the Church of England. The full program will be emailed to all attendees before the conference.
If you want to discover more about our ideas for a more inclusive church, hear about a theology of diversity, and find out more about Mosaic, then join us online on 13th May from 10:30 until 12:30
To register your attendance at the conference please click here.
We are pleased to announce that at their recent meeting, the General Synod Gender and Sexuality Group resolved that they wished to be listed as one of MOSAIC’s partner organisations. They join a growing list of groups who are partnering with us.
You can view a list of all our partner organisations here.
We are pleased to announce that The Society of Catholic Priests has decided to partner with MOSAIC, adding to the growing list of organisations who are willing to show their support for the movement. You can find out more about The Society of Catholic Priests on their website and a full list of MOSAIC partners is available here.
“Talk about coming down to earth with a bump! The day after I was ordained deacon, and the official start of my time as Associate Curate at Croydon Minster, I stepped out, crutch assisted, into my new parish, wearing a crisp new black clerical shirt with dog collar gleaming fresh and white in the early summer sun. Though I was nervous, being the first time I had gone public in my new ‘uniform’, I wished to inhabit my new role with confidence and go and greet the hustle bustle of central Croydon life.
My planned port of call was Surrey Street Market, which has existed since the 13th century. Just as I started to walk through the market offering welcoming smiles to all who passed, suddenly at the top of his voice, loud and clear over the surrounding melee, a local greengrocer shouted, ‘Oi Vicar, why don’t you heal yourself’….”
The above text has been taken from the beginning of a Blog written by MOSAIC Steering Group Member Rev’d Canon Tim Goode and goes on to talk about Attitude, Access and Agency within the Church of England. You can read the full blog post here.
We are pleased to announce the launch of this new campaigning movement for a CHURCH FOR ALL ENGLAND.
We have brought together leaders from the main inclusive organisations to focus on creating a network in each diocese that will campaign for change.
The launch of the movement was covered by an article in the Church Times which can be found here.