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SWF Changing Church Conference poetry reading
In this video, poet Lucy Berry reads one of her poems on the ‘death’ and ‘birth’ of church at the SWF Changing Church conference.
Who buys the coffee? The hidden power dynamics of change
In this video clip from the full workshop, Anna Ruddick describes an anecdote highlighting the unexpected learning that comes with change.
Workshop on accompanying faith organisations through transformational change
In this workshop from the SWF Changing Church conference, Keith Elford and Anna Ruddick present their case studies
The Eden Network – unintended change in urban ministry
In this case study from the SWF Changing Church conference, Anna Ruddick presents the outcomes of a qualitative research project exploring relationships between Eden team members and members of their urban communities.
The Sisters of Nazareth – restructuring an organization for sustainability
In this case study from the SWF Changing Church conference, Keith Elford reflects on working with the Sisters of Nazareth, a Roman Catholic Religious Order, assessing and implementing a change process.
Pastoral Theology and Diaspora Community
In this reflection from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, minister and not-for-profit practitioner Vaughan Jones presents a practice-oriented and theological reflection on migration, diaspora and ministry.
Notting Hill Methodist Church: ‘race relations’ in the 1960s
In this reflection from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, Tank Green presents her research on Methodist ministers in 1960s London and the lessons for today.
Beyond the Box: Diversity, mediation and new models of demographic data profiling
Abstract of an article by Christopher Stephens and Lia Dong Shimada published in Mediation Theory and Practice Journal 1(2)
Theological reflections on migration, place and scripture
In this reflection from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, Paul Nzacahayo and Rachel Starr consider scripture and the significance of geography and migration in their research contexts.
Performance appraisal in the Methodist Church (slides)
A slide collection from a presentation by Anne-marie Greene, Sue Miller and Mark Wakelin on performace appraisal processes in the Methodist Church, presented at a BUIRA (British Universities Industrial Relations Association) event.
Migration and ministry: re-aligning perspectives and practices
In this reflection from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, Ermal Kirby offers an overview of the issues presented and discussed at the conference.
Stories of migration in word and image
In this video of her closing plenary talk from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, Janice Price challenges participants to consider how their responses to migrants might have been impacted.
Art installation: triptych
In this video of his talk from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, artist Ric Stott discusses how his art connects with the conference theme. He introduces Firas from Iraq and Pride from Cameroon who speak about their experiences.
Migration and ministry conference poems
In this video, poet Lucy Berry reads poems to close the SWF Migration & Ministry Conference
Fear, Fatigue, and Flourishing – A Few Questions and Thoughts
In this audio presentation, Susanna Snyder reflects on compassion fatigue, the creative arts, and the sustainability of the church's ministry to migrants.
Sanctuary and migration
In this video, Methodist minister Inderjit Bhogal reflects on the theme of sanctuary in relation to the conference theme of ministry and ministry.
Migration and mission
In this video from the SWF Migration & Ministry conference, Harvey Kwiyani reflects theologically on understandings of migration and the experience of migrants.
Names written on God’s hand
In this brief video, Christine Elliott of CTBI (Churches Together in Britain and Ireland) reflects on the importance of seeing people as individuals, not as numbers.
Flier for ‘Gender Diversity Leadership’ conference, 2015
The flier which was used to advertise the Foundation’s second conference –‘Gender Diversity Leadership’, June 2015.
Responses of Methodist ministers to ministerial development review: a case for research-led policy-making
Drawing on the responses of Methodist ministers to the policy of ministerial development review, a case is made for research-led policy making.
Women in leadership in Methodism: a historical approach
Margaret Jones explores the opportunities for women in leadership in the Methodist Church, focusing on the early prominence of women in the movement.
Embodied approaches to management – incarnation as organisation
Charity Hamilton presents research into the impact of an approach to management and organisation that is centred on embodiment and incarnation