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National Mindfulness Day for Christians

National Mindfulness Day for Christians – click on the video to hear more and afterwards scroll down for further information and a link to the booking page”:

Sponsored by Association of Christian Counsellors (ACC) and PastoralCare UK (PCUK):

Click here for National Mindfulness Day website where you can find the same information as on this page but also link on to Christian Mindfulness.

To book click this blue link Both events are on this page.

To be held on 2 dates and in 2 locations 9.30 am – 5.00 pm:

12 May 2018 at St Paul’s Ealing, Ridley Avenue, Ealing, London, W13 9XW

19 May 2018 at Bridge Community Church, Rider Street, Burmantofts, LEEDS, LS9 7BQ

Other organisations partnering in this event are:


Rev. Shaun Lambert

Session title: Mindfulness: It’s Time for Christians to Engage

Shaun is a Baptist minister, author, counsellor and psychotherapist based in Stanmore, North West London. He is part of the New Wine leader’s network. He has been researching mindfulness since 2006, in different perspectives, and is currently pursuing a PhD project looking at mindfulness at London School of Theology.

Richard H H Johnston

Mindfulness, Compassion and Contemplation

Richard is the pioneer Director of Christian Mindfulness offers Online Courses, Guided Meditations, Workshops and Retreats. It has featured at the UK Association of Christian Counsellors Biannual Conference, New Wine Scotland (CLAN Gathering), Christianity Magazine, Premier Christian Radio, the Church of England Newspaper, Mind & Soul website and Turning the Page (New Zealand).

Dr Kate Middleton

Mindfulness and resilience: weathering the storms of childhood and adolescence

Kate is a psychologist, director of the national organisation The Mind and Soul Foundation, and Assistant Pastor at Hitchin Christian Centre. She is passionate about mental and emotional health and communicating a combination of great psychology, great medicine and great theology to help people reach their full potential.

Dr Roger Bretherton

Mindfulness and Christian Character

Roger is Principal Lecturer for Enterprise in the School of Psychology at the University of Lincoln. He is a clinical psychologist, psychotherapist, coach and trainer. His current research centres on character development and leadership, recently investigating the benefits of humility in leaders and using mindfulness in the development of character. He chairs the British Association of Christians in Psychology (BACiP).


Rev. Will van der Hart

Mindful Strategies for Managing Pain

Will is Pastoral Chaplain at Holy Trinity Brompton and a director of Mind and Soul. His interest in emotional health is wide ranging, reflecting his broad experience in a variety of pastoral contexts. Will is an integrative and practical bible teacher who speaks at a number of national forums. He is passionate about equipping church leaders to look after their own emotional health as well as empowering them to manage the emotional needs of their congregations. Will has co-authored five pop7uular books on emotional health including the topics guilt, worry and perfectionism.


Dr Rob Waller

Mindfulness for Mental Illness – Its place for those who are medically unwell

Rob is a Consultant Psychiatrist working in New Zealand. He has extensive experience in the management of serious and enduring mental illnesses, including the place of mindfulness and related practices. He is a director of the Mind and Soul Foundation.


Professor Amy Oden

Amy G. Oden is Professor of Early Church History and Spirituality at Saint Paul School of Theology at Oklahoma City University and the author of In Her Words and And You Welcomed Me, both published by Abingdon Press.

Right Here, Right Now: Mindfulness for Abundant Life.