The Event
The Easneye Lecture takes place twice a year, with specialist speakers invited to share their wisdom and expertise. Joel Edwards will be sharing on 'Permission to Speak - Why should anyone listen to what Christians have to say?'

About Joel
Rev Joel Edwards is director of advocacy at Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) an agency working for religious freedom and human rights.

He is freelance broadcaster with the BBC, a writer and international speaker on a wide range of areas including bible teaching, issues of justice, leadership, faith and society. Joel is also involved in a small number of consultancies and personal mentoring.

Joel’s wide range of experiences includes 11 years as general director of the Evangelical Alliance UK and 10 years leadership in Micah Challenge International - a global faith based response to extreme poverty.

He is an honorary Canon at St Paul’s Cathedral, and Visiting Fellow at Spurgeon’s College. Joel has been awarded three honorary doctorates including St Andrews University, and has recently graduated at St John's College, Durham with a doctorate.

Joel was named in the Queen's Honours list 2019 with a CBE for services to tackling poverty and injustice.

He is married to Carol and they have two children and five grandchildren.

18th March 2020 

Refreshments: 7pm
Lecture 7:30pm-9pm 

Tickets are free and available on the door.
Opportunities will be available for those who wish to contribute towards the Maple Hall Appeal.

For more information please: email: or call: 01920 443500

We look forward to welcoming you!

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