The Leeds Craftivists met in January to learn about Climate Justice. We were joined by Sarah Jane from Christian Aid to hear about how Climate Change is impacting people around the world. Climate Justice is the overarching theme for the Leeds Craftivists this year. So January was an overview to lead us into a year… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists – January Sunflowers
Name: Anna Bland, Development Officer Tell us a bit about you: I started in my role in Summer 2019 and was asked to build something new in Leeds City Centre. It has been an interesting and exciting road to get where we are at now; with a clear vision, a growing number of communities and… Continue reading About Me: Anna
Name: Revd David Goodall, Missional Communities Enabler Tell us a bit about you: I’m a Methodist Minister serving both in Leeds City Centre and across the Yorkshire West Methodist District. My role is to help individuals and churches to develop their discipleship and mission in a more intentional way by being in community with one… Continue reading About Me: David
Name: Emily Smith, Communications Co-ordinator. Tell us a bit about you: As Communications Co-ordinator, I look after our website and social media channels, write blog posts, create online content and market our communities, events and courses. I am originally from York but moved to Leeds 9 years ago. I live in West Leeds with my… Continue reading About Me: Emily
Anna tells us about Climate Justice ahead of our first Leeds Craftivists meeting of 2022... Climate Justice looks at the inequality of Climate Change; acknowledging that many of the poorer nations around the world are impacted far worse by our changing climate than those of us in wealthy western countries. Climate Change is the result… Continue reading Leeds Craftivists – January – What is Climate Justice?
Leeds Sanctuary are looking for a Wellbeing Practitioner Leeds Sanctuary are looking for a passionate, motivated Wellbeing Practitioner to join their team. They are a relatively new organisation looking to increase their wellbeing offer through this exciting role. The initial 18 months fixed term contract will be for a 21 hour working week. About Leeds… Continue reading New Job – Wellbeing Practitioner
This week, Anna discusses Flourishing - a holistic, God-centred understanding of wellbeing... Flourishing is the final value of Leeds Sanctuary. This value was developed during Lockdown. We were seeing so many people struggling with their wellbeing that I started to explore wellbeing resources that might help people see themselves as a full, whole, complicated human… Continue reading Flourishing
The Enneagram is a map of nine personality types. Like all other personality typing tools, it has the danger of simplifying and "boxing" each of us up; this is a criticism I have often heard levelled at it. However, if used carefully, thoughtfully and maybe even prayerfully, it can be an incredibly insightful lifelong journey… Continue reading What is The Enneagram?
Climate Justice is the Leeds Craftivists theme for 2022. We will be exploring issues of social justice and where they intersect with the Climate Crisis. Climate Justice explores the fact that Climate Change does not impact everyone equally. We in Britain are relatively fortunate in the impact that Climate Change has on us, although we… Continue reading Climate Justice: where social justice and climate change meet
We are pleased to announce that we will be running a New Year Wellbeing Course starting on 11 January, at Leeds Dock. Wellbeing is a key element of the work we do here at Leeds Sanctuary. We believe in holistic wellbeing that sees the whole of you, as we know that when one area of… Continue reading New Year Wellbeing Course