Ecumenical Bible Week 2021 is an exciting and successful venture which is now in its eight year and will run from Pentecost Sunday (23rd May) to Trinity Sunday (30th May) 2021.
Ecumenical Bible Week (EBW) is led by the Archdiocese of Dublin and the United Dioceses of Dublin and Glendalough in collaboration with many other Christian traditions ranging from the Evangelical Alliance to Lutherans, Methodists, Presbyterians and support from the National Bible Society and Scripture Union.
The overall theme this year is “Unlocking Faith Today: Responding to New Realities”.
This year EBW will have an opening and closing prayer event organised by Holy Trinity Rathmines on Monday 24th and St Finian’s Lutheran Church on Sunday 30th respectively.
A new event this year will be a Young Adult Forum: – ‘The Once and Future Church’ – Where to from here?’ The discussion with the Young Adult Panel will take place on Wednesday 26th May online from 5-7pm.
In the afternoon of Thursday 27th, EBW will host a Theological Symposium chaired by Pat Coyle: featuring Sam McConkey, Austin Ivereigh & Deanna Thomson.
“Post-pandemic: A Vision for a Better World. Have you stopped to think what life will be like post-pandemic?” The presenters will explore what life will be like for faith communities after the Covid-19 crisis.
In the evening of Thursday 27th, Thinking Allowed: will feature Faith Leaders discussing “What is your personal dream of faith into the future?”.
This panel will comprise Archbishop Dermot Farrell, Archbishop Michael Jackson, Sr Liz Murphy, Rev Sahr Yambasu, Rabbi Charles Middleburgh & Rev Lorraine Kennedy Ritchie and will be chaired by Rev Alan Boal.
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