Save the Date: Lament Listening Healing Seminar

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Friday 13 September – Saturday 14 September 2019

Friday 13 September 2019 7PM to 9:30 PM


Guest Speakers followed by a Question and Answer Session

PROF. CHRIS MARSHALL (Keynote) Diana Unwin Chair in Restorative Justice Victoria University of Wellington School of Government How Restorative Justice Flows out of the Gospel and What is the ‘Circle Process’?

DR. ROCIO FIGUEROA ALVEAR Survivor | Theologian | Lecturer at Good Shepherd College, Auckland Overcoming Silence – Women’s Voices in the Catholic Abuse Crisis’

DR. CHRISTOPHER LONGHURST National Leader of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP Aotearoa) Lecturer at The Catholic Institute Reactions to Pope Francis’ Vos Estis Lux Mundi, 9 May 2019

ROBERT MCGREGOR Counsellor | Peer Support Worker at MOSAIC-Tiaki Tangata Healing Starts with Listening

MARGARET SCHRADER Former Presbyterian Moderator and Former Sexual Abuse Counsellor Effect of Clerical Sexual Abuse on Naming and Experiencing God.

Saturday 14 September 2019 9AM to 1PM


Workshops, Plenary, and Lunch (provided)

PART 1 DR. CHRIS MARSHALL AND TEAM Introduction to/theology behind the Circle Process of Lament, Listening, Healing.

PART 2 DR. CHRIS MARSHALL AND TEAM A practice and application of the Circle Process.

Pay* the applicable registration fee by internet banking: Wellington Theological Consortium(Westpac) 03 1531 0085204 00 Reference: ‘EOL [Your Name]’ Then email your name and contact details to…

OR Register by Post to… David Wardle C/O The Salvation Army Booth College of Mission P.O Box 4052 UPPER HUTT 5140

*Even if you intend to pay at the door on the day, an RSVP/registration is welcomed to help with catering for the lunch on Saturday.

Save the date: Embodied Faith symposium

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

The format for this symposium will be a series of short talks, workshops and conversations on the role of embodiment in the practice of Christian faith, at the following times and venues:

  • 7pm-9pm, Friday September 14th in Hunter Lecture Theatre 119 (Victoria University Wellington)
  • 9am until midday Saturday September 15th at Ramsey House Anglican Chaplaincy, 8 Kelburn Parade

Our Saturday session will include lunch

A full list of speakers is available here

Registration Costs:

  • Waged: $25 for pre-payment on registration or $30 on the day*
  • Unwaged: $5-10 Koha*

Registration can be completed by bank transfer and email:

  • Email Sonya Lewthwaite ( to register.
  • Payments can be made to Wellington Theological Consortium, account number 03 1531 0085204 00.
  • Use “Embodied Faith” as reference with your payment.

*Even if you intend to pay on the door, an RSVP/registration is necessary due to limited space and for catering purposes. For this and all other enquiries please contact Sonya Lewthwaite (

This event is proudly and jointly sponsored by the Wellington Theological Consortium, with Ramsey House Anglican Chaplaincy at VUW.