National School Chaplaincy Conference 2019
Wednesday 12th - Friday 14th June
Liverpool Hope University
Where the Spirit leads . . .
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Keynote Speakers
Sam Wells
The Crisis of Faith

Sam Wells is a priest of the Church of England. Since 2012, he has been the vicar of St Martin-in-the-Fields and Visiting Professor of Christian Ethics at King’s College London.

John Patterson
A 'Common Good' Curriculum for Disabilities

Dr John Patterson is Principal of St Vincent's School for the visually impaired in Liverpool and Director of SightBox.

Meg Prowting in
Conversation with Jimmy McGovern
Jimmy McGovern, Liverpool-born televison producer and screenwriter, will be in conversation with Meg Prowting.
Mary Marshall
Where the Spirit leads

Dr Mary Marshall is fellow, tutor and Director of Studies at St Benet's Hall and Director of undergraduate studies for the faculty of Theology and Religion in the University of Oxford.

Bible Stories/Studies
Jo Bailey-Wells

Bible Stories/Studies
Jasmine Devadason

Chaplaincy Amidst the Malestrom
Mike Haslam
Building Suicide-Safer Schools
Ged Flynn
Children on the Edge (of Exclusion)
Christie Spurling
Understanding Teenage Bereavement
Craig Huxley
Gender Identity and Sexuality
Esther McIntosh & Sharon Jagger
Mission and Evangelism
Jimmy Dale
Opening the Scriptures
Nick King SJ
Storytelling and Chaplaincy
Bob Hartman
Getting People to Sing
Richard Hubbard
Prayer Spaces in Schools
Sam Phillips
Young People, Body Image
and Self-Esteem

Clare Rush

Using the Psalms
A Toolkit for Chaplains

Richard Peers
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Using the Ignatian Examen
in Schools

Adrian Porter SJ
Teaching the Eucharist
in Pluralistic Contexts

Edward Thornley
Children and Young People's Spirituality
Mary Hawes

Community Organizing, Justice
and the Common Good in Schools

Peter Brierley

Dealing with Difficult People
Roger Dawson SJ
Teenage Mental Health
Lindsay Collins
  Creating Ethos in a School in Preparation for OFSTED
Anne Davey
Creating Ethos in a School in Preparation for OFSTED
Barbara Easton
Opening Liturgy

led by John Arnold, Bishop of Salford


Presider: Stephen Conway, Bishop of Ely
Preacher: Jo Bailey-Wells, Bishop of Dorking


The closing worship of the conference - sent by the Spirit

Morning Prayer on Thursday is led by Nick King SJ
Evening Prayer on Thursday
Other Highlights
Riding Lights Theatre

will be performing on the first evening of the conference.

The View from the Bridge

Nigel Genders (Chief Education Officer for the Church of England) and Paul Barber (Director, Catholic Education Service) give an overview of the state of education in England and Wales in 2019.

Conference Dinner

Centre for Chaplaincy in Education

The Centre for Chaplaincy in Education (CCE), a new professional venture and resource for school and college chaplains, will be launced at this conference.

The National School Chaplaincy Conference, held every other year, is an ecumenical conference for chaplains in education, is organized by a collaborative partnership including Woodard Schools, TISCA, Jesuit Schools and others.