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Wednesday 28th November at Marlborough Road Methodist Church.
Revd Simon Carver, Senior Minister at Dagnall Street Baptist Church will be talking about 17 states in 27 days: Reflections on Religion and Politics in Trump's America.
Simon has been a Baptist Minister for 25 years and has taken 2 sabbaticals in the USA and has preached in Texas and Kentucky on a number of occasions.
The talk is at Marlborough Road Methodist Church, Marlborough Road, St Albans, AL1 3XQ.
7.30pm for refreshments, 8pm start, ending by 9.30pm.
Donations to cover expenses and any profits will be given to Open Door.
Thursday 6th December at Marlborough Road Methodist Church, Marlborough Road, St Albans, AL13XQ.
12.30-1.30pm, drinks are provided but please bring your own sandwiches.
Paul Morrison, Policy Advisor for the Joint Public Issues Team of the Methodist Church will be talking about "The effect of Universal Credit on women (to mark 100 years since women's sufferage).
Paul Morrison is a Policy Advisor for the Joint Public Issues Team, which speaks on behalf of the Methodist, Baptist, United Reformed Church and the Church of Scotland. He specialises in issues around UK poverty and the huge changes that the benefits system is going through.
Prior to working for the church Paul was postdoctoral researcher at Imperial College developing vaccines. He has brought from that world a love of evidence and graphs but happily has left behind both the viruses and the needles.
Alongside that work he was also heavily involved in politics acting as a campaigns manager, speechwriter and as a spectacularly unsuccessful candidate.
Paul was brought up in Northern Ireland, is married to Nicola from Rochdale and lives in Roehampton University, West London, where Nicola is the chaplain. Their two young children have wildly confused accents