Remembering Patricia Farrell

Remembering Patricia Farrell

In memory of Patricia a long-standing friend and leader who was loved. October’s Black History Month is an opportunity for Director Dr Helen Reid to reflect on Patricia’s life and contributions, and the impact Patricia had on her life and those around her....
Climate Change Events 2021

Climate Change Events 2021

We’re building a directory of events happening in Leeds and beyond related to Climate Change, including of course COP 26 in Glasgow later this year.  If your organisation has an event, or series of events, that you would like us to include, please email us at...
Power to the People at Leeds Piano Trail 2021

Power to the People at Leeds Piano Trail 2021

Power to the People Piano Transformation for the Piano Trail 4th – 20th September Evaluation by Helen Reid on behalf of the wider group. Leeds Church Institute, Leeds Citizens and Leeds Methodist Mission combined forces to engage with the cultural and community...
Racial injustice and taking action – Part 2

Racial injustice and taking action – Part 2

The second part of the post written by Becky Howcroft on support from White Churches taking action on racism continues here with guidance on the actions of communal listening, effective action and leadership development As an organiser, I would venture that...
Racial injustice and taking action – Part 2

Support from White Churches to tackle racism – Part 1

In this post written by Becky Howcroft from Leeds Citizens, Becky shares her reflections and the story of those directly impacted by racism. Please note this post may trigger and has references to strong themes such as the tragic death of George Floyd which some may...
Calling Leeds Churches! Get Involved now.

Calling Leeds Churches! Get Involved now.

You may be aware that we are currently working with our 2021 Bursary recipients Artist Leon Varga and Theologian Christine Sharpe to develop their vision for creating resources to enable reflection on life and faith in Leeds. The bursary has been running since March...
Arts and Theology Bursary 2021 Exhibition

Arts and Theology Bursary 2021 Exhibition

The 2021 Arts and Theology Bursary Exhibition will be taking place in September 2021 (dates tbc) we would be delighted for you to join us for a series of events in this collaborative exhibition between Artist, Leon Varga and Theologian Christine Sharp. Leon and...
Annual General Meeting – Impact Report 2020

Annual General Meeting – Impact Report 2020

Our Virtual Annual General Meeting took place on 5th July 2021 which highlighted and showcased the past year for LCI staff, partners and members. We are proud of what we have continued to achieve in challenging circumstances and serve the people of Leeds. Please read...