Charity-Lauf für Martin Luther 7. Dezember

Wir haben am Samstagmorgen unseren „5k for Luther“ Charity-Lauf erfolgreich absolviert. Er fand im Longford Park als Teil des wöchentlichen Parkruns statt. Alle Läufer sind ins Ziel gekommen, wenn auch unterschiedlich schnell. Wir freuen uns auf eure Sponsorengelder. Eine Sammelbüchse steht ab nächsten Freitag in der Kirche . Liebe Grüße Annett

Silke Otto-Knapp bei der Liverpool Biennial 2018 14. Juli bis 28. Oktober

14. Juli bis 28. Oktober

Silke Otto-Knapp, Monotones (Figures and Groups), 2016. Image courtesy Mary Boone, New York. Photo: Jeff McLane

Silke Otto-Knapp (b. 1970, Osnabrück, Germany) lives and works in Los Angeles, USA. At the centre of her works is the construct of the stage. Motifs range from choreographed groups of figures, historical stage sets, as well as pared-down landscapes. Otto-Knapp works with watercolour on canvas using a process of removal and accumulation of pigment in order to create spaces where the flatness of the pictorial space intersects with an illusionistic construction of space.

For Liverpool Biennial 2018, Silke Otto-Knapp has been commissioned to produce a new large-scale work for the fourth-floor gallery of Bluecoat. Like a classic frieze, the painting will wrap around the perimeters of the space, combining figures in group formations with abstract panels. The painting will be accompanied by an artist’s book produced in collaboration with Stuart Bertolotti-Bailey, which will be displayed in the historic women’s common room at the Victoria Gallery & Museum.

Recent exhibitions include Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis, USA (2017/18) Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA (2017); Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA (2017); greengrassi, London, UK (2016); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA (2016); Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada (2015); Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland (2014); Camden Arts Centre, London, UK (2014); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2014); Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark (2013); Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec, Canada (2012); and Tate Britain, London, UK (2011).

Commissioned by Liverpool Biennial


School Lane
L1 3BX

Open daily 11am–6pm, Free

Supported by

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, London
Galerie Buchholz, Cologne / Berlin / New York
Regen Projects, Los Angeles

Neuer Film: Postcards from the 48% mit Frage- & Antwort-Session in Home, Manchester am 7. Juli

Postcards from the 48%

CTBA Directed by David Wilkinson

A documentary film made by and featuring those who voted Remain in the 2016 British EU Referendum vote – the 48% – to show the other 27 EU Member States that it was far from a landslide victory and just why some are fighting to stay part of the EU. Partly shot in Manchester, this is a film of passion and conviction from director David Wilkinson, who also made The First Film about cinematic pioneer Louis le Prince.

Postcards from the 48% goes on general release from Fri 6 Jul.

Event details

We will be joined by director David Wilkinson for a Q&A following the screening on Sat 7 July at 17:50.

Legal Advice Forum Manchester 5.3. 18.30 Uhr

Anmeldung auf Eventbrite



Are you an EU/EEA national living in the UK? Worried about your rights and options post-Brexit?

Although the legal status of EU/EEA nationals in the UK will not change until the UK concludes its exit from the European Union, the government has so far refused to guarantee our rights.

Can we take any steps now to safeguard our futures? Join us for an evening of advice about Permanent Residency, Settled Status, Citizenship and how they may apply to you.


6:30PM – Doors, Introduction by Maurizio Rodorigo, INCA UK

6:40PM – Presentation by Victoria Sharkey, Immigration Lawyer

7:00PM – Q&A


Victoria Sharkey

Victoria Sharkey

Level 3 OISC immigration adviser. Victoria has practised immigration law since 1998. Initially with a London based private immigration firm, where she specialised in work permit applications for IT professionals.

She subsequently spent 18 months in India working with several multinational IT firms, moving project workers and their families to the UK, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands.

What topics will be covered?

What is the proposed “Settled Status” and the permanent residency (PR) document? What paperwork will I need? What will they cost?

What if I was a student / unemployed / out of the country / on maternity leave during my time in the UK? Can I still apply?

Am I eligible for citizenship / naturalisation?

Is this a free event?

There is small charge to attend the event. The charge covers part of the organisation of the event. If you are not able to afford the fee, please contact us. A ticket will be allocated to you.

I’m not an EU/EEA national. Can I still come?

Yes, we are happy for British nationals with good intention of supporting their EU friends to come and attend the evening!

Can I bring my own questions?

Yes, there will be a Q&A session after the talk.

Can I come and complain about how terrible Brexit is?

THIS EVENT WILL NOT BE A POLITICAL FORUM. As upset as we EU/EEA nationals may be by the result of the referendum, this evening is designed to offer legal advice.

Case studies: EU citizens‘ rights in the UK

Andriana is a Greek national who will have been resident in the UK for 10 years on 1 April 2019.

Andriana will continue to have the right to exercise her free movement rights to live and work in the UK up to the point that the UK leaves the EU. As Andriana has been living continuously in the UK for over 5 years (without an absence of more than 2 years after that 5 years), she also immediately qualifies for settled status, subject to suitability checks.

This means she can apply for settled status under the new UK scheme once it is open. Once she has received her status and document she does not need to do anything further after the UK leaves the EU. Andriana will have successfully secured her immigration status in UK law.

It’s ok if Andriana hasn’t immediately applied for settled status. ….

Community Sponsorship nach kanadischem Modell Info-Veranstaltung 18. Juli in Salford

Community Sponsorship for Refugees

a new practical way for communities to help refugees

Community Sponsorship is based on decades of successful experience in Canada which has seen over 280,000 refugees helped.

This free event will be a chance to be inspired, ask questions, network and connect with others who are keen to support refugees through community sponsorship.

It will be hosted by local leaders and will involve speakers from the UK groups who have started to get involved in sponsorship.

Tuesday 18
th July 2017
Arrival: 17:30
Panel Discussion: 18:00 –20:30

Audacious Church
Trinity Way
Salford M3 7BD

Stuart Keir:
Sean Ryan: Caritas

Weitere Infos hier (pdf-Datei).

Stellungnahme der EKD zur gleichgeschlechtlichen Ehe

Stellungnahme des Rats der Evangelischen Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) zur gleichgeschlechtlichen Ehe, die heute im Bundestag beschlossen wurde:

Für die Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) sind Vertrauen, Verlässlichkeit und die Übernahme von Verantwortung in der Gestaltung menschlicher Beziehungen von zentraler Bedeutung. Aus Sicht der EKD bietet die Ehe dafür beste Voraussetzung und ist deshalb ein Zukunftsmodell. Sie bildet den rechtlichen Rahmen für ein Zusammenleben von zwei Menschen, das auf lebenslanger Treue beruht. Dass auch für gleichgeschlechtlich liebende Menschen, die den Wunsch nach einer lebenslang verbindlichen Partnerschaft haben, der rechtliche Raum vollständig geöffnet wird, in dem Vertrauen, Verlässlichkeit und Verantwortung durch gesetzliche Regelungen geschützt und unterstützt werden, begrüßt die EKD. Die Bedeutung der Ehe zwischen Mann und Frau wird dadurch keineswegs geschmälert. Im Gegenteil – sie wird noch einmal unterstrichen. Zur Frage der Ausgestaltung eines rechtlichen Rahmens gibt es in den evangelischen Landeskirchen wie in der weltweiten Kirche unterschiedliche Auffassungen, die auch weiterhin ihre Berechtigung haben werden. Die Debatte um die Öffnung der Ehe ist über mehrere Jahre ernsthaft und mit wechselseitigem Respekt geführt worden. …