Support Structure

Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young (Psalm 84) Take a look at the first picture. This is recent work by Rachel Whitread, the British sculptor famous for casting empty structures with concrete, making something solid, impermeable and haunting out of absence …

Communications Co-ordinator role

Leeds Methodist Mission (LMM) are looking for a passionate, motivated individual to join their team as Communications Co-ordinator. We are a new project so this role is to help us grow our audience, promote our events and content, manage a number of communication platforms and shape our brand. 14 hours per week, worked flexibly The …

Leeds Craftivists: Sustainable Travel

Join the Leeds Craftivists for their monthly meet up. In August we will be learning about sustainable travel and what that could mean to us. Join us Monday 2nd August at 7.30pm on Zoom. We will be hearing from someone who knows a lot about this topic as well as doing a Craftivist action in …

Wellbeing and Activism

A webinar for 8 to 14 year old in partnership with Agents of Change Saturday 17th July 2021, 4-4.45pm This webinar, aimed at 8 to 14 year olds but also suitable for older participants. It will explore ways in which we can look after our minds and emotions as we work to make the world …

Meditation on Flourishing

This is a recorded meditation about flourishing. It explores what is means for us to flourish and gives you a time of stillness. It for anyone thinking about what their life might look like as lockdown eases and life changes. If you want to flourish this could be a useful reflection. This meditation is influenced …

Opening Up

“It is exhausting, all this opening up.”  Nitya Prakash The other day I caught myself yearning for the early days of lockdown last year. I wondered what this was about. Surely it is much better that we are getting to see our friends, families and even hug some people. My mind went to the story of …

Women’s Retreat – 24th July

Finding your flow: a women's retreat morning Join LMM and Touchstone for a retreat morning on the theme of 'finding your flow'. After a difficult year we all need some space for self care and self reflection. Book your place here. The theme 'finding your flow' invites you to reconnect after a year of grief, …

Movement workshop

Two students, Imogen and Faye, of the Northern School of Contemporary dance are running some movement workshops with us. They will be looking at power and creativity using movement and mindfulness. No prior experience required. We are offering workshops on three dates in July: 11th, 17th and 18th. They will all run in the afternoon …

Leeds Craftivists: Food and the environment

Each month the Leeds Craftivists meet on a Monday evening to discuss different elements of climate change. In July the theme was food and the environment! We all eat and have heard such mixed messages about what is the most sustainble way to eat. We heard a wonderful talk from Hannah in which she shared …

Embroidering the truth

"I would spread the cloths under your feet:But I, being poor, have only my dreams;I have spread my dreams under your feet;Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.” W B Yeats Take a look at the first picture. What do you see in it?  If you look closer, what detail is there? This is …