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Online Gatherings in 2022

CCN Octave of Prayer and 0nline International Partners’ Gathering, 22-29 May 2022

Eight days of prayer and discussion, encompassing Coventry Cathedral’s Diamond Jubilee service on 25th May 2022.

Join us for:

Discussion: interactive online sessions, held on Zoom. Read about our three speakers here.

  • Healing the wounds of history in a time of war – a conversation between the Revd Canon Paul Oestreicher and the Very Revd John Witcombe, on Monday 23rd May, 3.30–6pm (UK time)


  • Reconciliation, justice and the legacy of Archbishop Desmond Tutuwith guest speakers the Revd Mpho Tutu van Furth and the Revd Wilma Jakobsen, on Tuesday 24th May, 3.30–6pm (UK time)


  • Building a culture of peace: the CCN and the next five yearsdiscussion with the CCN International Board, on Friday 27th May, 2.30–4.30pm (UK time)


Worship: on and around the 60th anniversary

  • Opening worship at the Cathedral’s Evensong service on 22nd May
  • The 60th-anniversary celebration service at 11am on 25th May, followed by an evening community celebration feast (free, but ticketed) in the nave
  • Closing worship at the 10.30am Cathedral Eucharist on 29th May

All worship will be accessible to follow live-streamed here, and the week before the octave we will publish here a daily liturgy for the eight days, to follow at home.

CCN Online Young Reconcilers’ Gathering - 13th-15th July 2022

Join us for a unique 3-day online workshop for young people of faith aged 18-35. Every few years we bring a group of young adults together in Coventry to question, debate and share with one another; this year for various reasons we are trying this online, and warmly invite you to come along, from wherever you are!

  • Hear our Cathedral's unique story and how it inspires others today across the world
  • Learn practical, life-long skills in reconciliation from our team at Coventry, focussing on Restorative Conversations and the widely followed Difference Course
  • Consider our roles as reconcilers in the world today
  • Share your own stories, and learn from those of others
  • Build relationships through small group work
  • Worship together in a variety of ways at opening and close of each day - thank you to our partner the Student Christian Movement!
  • Have fun with others from around the world!
  • Certificate of attendance on completion of the three days

Time: 2–5.30pm and 6.30–8.30pm UK time each day

Attendance FREE! See the full programme here, and register to attend on 13-15 July here:

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