Friday, March 22, 2019 – Sunday, March 24, 2019
7:00 pm – 4:00 pm
St. Laurence Anglican Church
5940 Lakeview Drive SW
T3E 5S8, Canada
SAVE THE DATE!!
March 22-24, 2019
The Wisdom Centre is pleased to welcome John Bell to Calgary
Ancient and Ever New: Spirituality in the 21st Century.
John Bell will give a Friday evening public lecture, a Saturday workshop and will preach at St. Laurence at the 10 am service on Sunday, March 24. More details to come but please save the date and plan to attend.
JOHN L BELL…is a preacher, hymnwriter, composer, lecturer and broadcaster. He is an ordained minister of the Church of Scotland and a member of the Iona Community. During his studies in Theology, he became the first (and last) student Rector of the University of Glasgow. After a period in the Netherlands and two posts in church youth work, he became employed in the areas of music and worship, founding during that time, with Graham Maule, the Wild Goose Worship Group and the Wild Goose Resource Group. He is a past convenor of the Church of Scotland’s Panel on Worship and the committee that produced the ground-breaking Church Hymnary 4. In 1999, he was honoured by the Presbyterian Church of Canada and the Royal School of Church Music which bestowed on him a Fellowship. He was awarded in 2002 an honorary doctorate by the University of Glasgow, and in 2013 the Community of Christ International Peace Award. John has produced many collections of liturgy, scripts, sermons and reflections, original hymns and songs (some in collaboration with Graham) and three collections of songs of the World Church, and is primarily concerned with the renewal of congregational worship at grass roots level.