The Oastler Centre closed on 30th June. If you need to talk with anyone about matters of ongoing interest, please contact Philip Bee on
Welcome to the Oastler Centre, an organisation which exists to develop Christian engagement with economic life in Leeds. The Centre resources ordinary people of faith in the world of work, coordinates chaplaincies in different workplaces, and assists local churches to address community need especially in the more deprived parts of Leeds.
Devaluing the Pound-A Christian Contribution to the Question of Money. Presentations given on the day are now available to download:
Exposing Mammon: Devotion to Money in a Market Society - Philip Goodchild
Listening to Islam: Wealth Creation and Wealth Transfer - Tarek El Diwany
Living by the Rule: the Economic Implications of Christian Discipleship
- Kathy Galloway
The Oastler Centre Steering Group
A new steering group is helping to develop the work of the Oastler Centre, check out who's who here
Leeds-Bradford International Airport Chaplaincy
Revd Nick Baker has recently begun work on developing a multi-faith Chaplaincy at Leeds Bradford International Airport. The work is supported by local churches and will be directed by a Steering group which is due to meet for the first time in October 2010, comprising senior members of the Airport staff, church leaders and influential figures in other faith communities in Leeds and Bradford. For more information please follow the link to the LBIA website
Leeds as a Faithful City: An Urban Theology in Process
an occasional paper by Philip Bee, can be found here.
An update on the Indices of Deprivation has been prepared in December 2011. Follow the link to download the report 'Deprivation and Inequality in Leeds'
Using the Index of Multiple Deprivation to Shape Christian Mission in:
These form part of the series ‘The Church Engaging With Deprivation In Leeds’
Kirkgate 1207 - A series of Breakfast Meetings will take place at LCI, 20 New Market Street, Leeds, LS1 6DG starting at 7.30am with croissants and coffee/tea, and finishing promptly at 8.45am. If you would like to book a place on any of the dates below, please contact Philip at email@example.com