An online learning experience for those wanting to explore distinctly missional forms of New Monastic Communities.
What is this online course about?
This course is aimed at those who are interested in New Monasticism and new forms of Christian spiritual/religious ecclesial communities in the context of building new expressions of Church including the Fresh Expressions initiative. It is aimed at those who either have no or little experience of such communities, or who want the space to explore them more practically and theologically.
What are the dates of the course?
22nd, Feb 1st, 8th, 15th March 2021 starting 7.10pm UK Time.
What will happen?
The course will be run over the Zoom app with supportive handouts to explore four different aspects of missional new monastic communities. This will be run on Monday evenings over four weeks.
What will I gain out of the experience?
A greater understanding of the marks of New Monastic Communities and the four practical outworkings.
A greater appreciation of the theology and vocation behind New Monastic Communities that draw on the charisms and understandings of traditional monasticism and the religious life.
A greater appreciation for the differing forms of New Monasticism in the UK and abroad.
Who is running this learning experience?
The 4 sessions will be led by Revd Ian Mobsby who has over twenty five years experience of New Monastic Communities, who has been involved in founding three communities. The Moot Community in the City of London, the Wellspring Community Peckham and finally the beginnings of the Blackfriars Community in North Southwark. Ian has written and spoken widely about missional new monasticism in the UK and abroad particularly in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.