Updates from our Scientists in Congregations Projects

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Over the last year and a half the projects funded by Scientists in Congregations have been busy engaging with local communities on the theme of science and Christianity. The projects all have their own creative approach putting on events such as science festivals, theatrical plays, messy experiments, hymns and academic talks. Click on the links below to find out what our projects have been up to.

Phase Three

Faith in the Questions Riding Lights Theatre Company, UK tour

Duw a’r Glec Fawr – God and the Big Bang, South Wales

Science and Christianity: Bridging the Imaginary Divide, Christians in Science, South West

Phase Two

Debunking the Myth: Empowering Young People to be Christians in Science, St Andrew’s Church, Bishopthorpe and the Archbishop of York Youth Trust

On Common Ground – Exeter Cathedral

Exploring Science and Christian Faith in a Rural Setting, Tyne Valley, west of Newcastle and Gateshead

Faith, Technology and Tomorrow, St Mary’s Church Longfleet, Poole, Dorset

From Enlightenment to Entanglement, Derby Cathedral project in partnership with University of Derby

Faith in the Questions Riding Lights Theatre Company, St Michael le Belfrey, York

Re:Think Worcester Encouraging Scientists in Congregations to Engage in the Science and Faith Debate

Science and Theology: Walking Through Nature, Trinity church, Lewes

Sing of God and Science, All Saints, Teversham, Cambridge

Water of Life: Our faith and a changing climate, Parish of Honley with Brockholes, West Yorkshire, in partnership with the University of Huddersfield


Phase One

Take Your Vicar to the Lab – Diocese of St Albans

‘From Dinosaurs to DNA’ – Ely Cathedral, Science Festival

Confident Christian Engagement with Science – St John’s, Lindow, Wilmslow, Cheshire

Crossing the Gap – St. Matthew’s Church, Harwell and All Saints’ Church, Chilton

Grace Church, Truro

Church Scientific, Baptist churches, Leeds

Messy Church Science, Bible Reading Fellowship

Cathedral Isle of Man