Category Archives: The North East

Christian Events in the North East

Global Congress on Sports & Christianity

In light of the dramatic increase in academic research activity and practical initiatives on the topic of sports and Christianity over the last decade, the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at York St John University (YSJU), York, UK are hosting an Inaugural Global Congress on Sports and Christianity (IGCSC), 24-28th August, 2016. The Bible Society and YSJU are collaborating in the development and delivery of this global event.

Keynote Speakers include academics, practitioners, clergy and athletes, for example: Professors Stanley Hauerwas, Shirl Hoffman, Michael Novak, Graham Daniels (Director of Christians in Sport), Bishop James Jones and Anne-Wafula Strike MBE (paralympian).

York St John University campus is at the heart of the beautiful and historic city of York (see ).

A part of the congress is a sport-themed service in York Minster, one of Europe’s finest cathedrals  (see ). The Bishop of Leeds. Nick Baines will be delivering a sport-themed sermon.

The attached Pdf. Brochure and website provide further information on the congress:–life-sciences/faculty-of-hls/faculty-events/igcsc.aspx

If you are interested in receiving further information about this event, email the congress convener, Dr Nick J. Watson ( ), who will add you to an email-contact list.

‘Clubhouse’ Events for all

Are you a Christian involved in sport?
Do you play, coach or officiate?
Are you keen to reach your community through sport?
Clubhouse is an evening for you and others from across your city who are passionate about reaching the world of sport for Christ.


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