The second Lent Talk on the theme of ‘Faith Shaping our Nation’, will be given by Dr Alan Billings. It is to be held at Wetherby Methodist Church at 7.30pm. Refreshments will be served.
Dr Alan Billings was until recently a board member of the Youth Justice Board for England and Wales, which oversees the work of the criminal justice system for the under 18s. He is also a former member of the England Committee of the Big Lottery Fund and Director of the Centre for Ethics and Religion at Lancaster University.
In the 1980s Dr Billings was Deputy Leader of Sheffield City Council. He has also served as a Church of England Parish Priest in four parishes, including spells in inner-city Sheffield and the Lake District.