The Art of Reconciliation workshop
30th September 2019
A workshop for lay leaders and clergy to explore how reconciliation works from 1-4pm.

The Kempe Room, St Martins House
Booking required for 40 available places via Eventbrite by clicking on the link below or email by 23 September

Beginning with a sandwich and the chance to meet one another (1–1.30pm).

David Porter was appointed Chief of Staff & Strategy to the Archbishop of Canterbury in 2016. He comes with experience in several Christian organisations at senior staff, CEO & board level and long experience in public affairs. David joined the Lambeth Palace team in 2013 as Director for Reconciliation. At Coventry Cathedral, he held the post of Canon Director for Reconciliation Ministry. He was co-founder and Director of ECONI (Evangelical Contribution on Northern Ireland). David has been an honorary Research Fellow in Peace Studies at Coventry University (2009– 2012) and a visiting Practitioner Fellow (2006) at the Centre for Reconciliation, Duke University Divinity School. From 2007 until 2011, David was a member of the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council. In 2007 he was appointed by the British Government to the independent Consultative Group on the Past. Their report to government in 2009 set out proposals for how to deal with the legacy of the troubles in Northern Ireland. In 2000/03, David served on the Northern Ireland Civic Forum, chairing its working group on peace building & reconciliation. He was a member of the Board of the Evangelical Alliance 1993–2007, serving as its chair from 2005.


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