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Vacancy – Faith & Creativity Lead

Vacancy – Faith & Creativity Lead

Faith & Creativity Lead at Leeds Church Institute Hours: 37.5 pw (Full-time) Salary: £34 000 – 38 000 (depending on experience) ‘Learning for a faithful city’ is at the heart of our vision and mission at Leeds Church Institute. The newly created role of Faith and...

Everyday Sacrament Book Launch Event

Everyday Sacrament Book Launch Event

Leeds Sanctuary and Leeds Church Institute will be hosting the book launch of Everyday Sacrament by Shaeron Caton Rose which is a collection of art meditations published as reflective blog posts by Leeds Sanctuary during the pandemic period. We acknowledge the...

The Way Up Is Down Exhibition

The Way Up Is Down Exhibition

The Way Up Is Down by Leon Varga In 2021 during the UK’s third national lockdown, Hungarian artist Leon Varga was the recipient of a small bursary, awarded to him by Leeds Church Institute. The Way Up Is Down is the product of that bursary - a kinetic sculptural...

Schools of Sanctuary Magazine

Schools of Sanctuary Magazine

The Schools of Sanctuary Magazine is an insightful resource where you can find out more about the Schools of Sanctuary Award as a way of recognising the work you are likely already doing in educating all children about refugees and asylum seekers and the welcome and...

Sacrament by Shaeron Caton Rose permanently exhibited at LCI

Sacrament by Shaeron Caton Rose permanently exhibited at LCI

Leeds Church Institute are delighted to announce a permanent exhibition of artwork by Shaeron Caton Rose. The prints were made during Shaeron’s residency in a monastic community to represent their faith life and community. Using Albrecht Durer’s ‘Praying Hands’...

Power to the People – Empowerment through Music

Power to the People – Empowerment through Music

On 21st March, 2020, I attended a performance of a ballet Geisha at the Grand Theatre, Leeds. It was the last night of the show, prematurely closing because of rising concern about what we then called the coronavirus. Walking back to my car after a riveting evening,...

Leeds Lit Fest 2022

Leeds Lit Fest 2022

Leeds Church Institute are thrilled to be involved in the 4th Leeds Lit Fest taking place from Saturday 26th Feb to Sunday 6th March to celebrate the vibrant and thriving literature scene that exists in Leeds with local writers, performers and artists showcasing their...

Power to the People, Profile of Jenya Stashkov

Power to the People, Profile of Jenya Stashkov

Welcome back to readers of these blogs, after a protracted Christmas and New Year break. As it turned out, although this year we swerved an official lockdown over the festive season, I imagine many of you shared the rather fractured and anxious Christmas I...