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The Rhythms of Life

24-hour seasonal retreat days with Mark Berry and David Cole (author of The Celtic Year, Celtic Lent and Celtic Advent).

When: March/June/September/December
Time: Midday to midday (24 hours)
Where: Zoom

This Is My Story presented by Ruth O’Reilly-Smith

The radio programme This Is My Story presented by Ruth O’Reilly-Smith airs Monday-Friday from 09:00-13:00 on UCB2 national radio which broadcasts across the UK on DAB radio, online at, on smart speaker and via the UCBmedia player App.

The programme has the theme of ‘the story of God at work in our lives’. Between 11am and midday, we have a guest speak in depth about their faith story, and the story of their book or ministry, often with songs interspersed throughout. The style of the interview is conversational and relaxed and the guest has an opportunity to have a worship song they love play out at the end of the interview.

When: Monday 17 May 2021
Time: 09:00 – 13.00
Where: UCB2 radio

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The Great Big Messy church

Celebrate Pentecost – the ‘birth day’ of the church! – when you join the world’s biggest Messy Church celebration!

When: 22 May
Time: 3.00 pm
Where: On YouTube
Cost: Free

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The Forge Gathering

If you’re a children’s, families or youth worker, don’t miss this Parenting for Faith two-day retreat giving you space to feel understood, supported and recharged.

When: Wednesday 9 – Thursday 10 June
Time: Early evening on Wednesday–8.30pm on Thursday
Where: Online (Zoom)
Cost: £40.00

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MultiplyX 2021 ‘Together’ church planting conference

Hear Martyn Payne, BRF’s prayer advocate, take part in a panel discussion on ‘Intergenerational planting’ at this year’s MultiplyX conference, which aims to bring the denominations and church cultures together to reach different people, in different contexts and places, in different ways.

When: 24 June 2021
Time: tbc
Where: Online
Cost: £25, concessions available