More tickets made available for Archbishop Welby’s keynote to public issues conference

  • Tickets for the keynote address are available here. 

Extra tickets have been made available for those wishing toattend the Archbishop of Canterbury's keynote address at anupcoming public issues conference. The event is organisedby the Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) of the Baptist Union ofGreat Britain, the Methodist Church and the United ReformedChurch.

Full day general tickets for the 'Loveyour neighbour: Think, Pray, Vote' conference - to beheld at Coventry Central Hall on Saturday 21February - have now sold out. Demand for spaces was so high thatthe organisers have worked with Coventry Central Hall to make extratickets available for those wishing to attend the Justin Welby'skeynote address, the following Q&A and the opening worship -which will open the conference and set the scene for a day ofreflection, discussion and Bible study. The conference will focuson the ways in which churches and individual Christians can helpcreate a more just society in the build-up to the UK's generalelection on 7 May 2015.

Mr John Ellis, moderator of the General Assembly of the UnitedReformed Church, said: "It is great to see so many people wantingto attend the 'Love your neighbour: Think, Pray, Vote' conference.Although we can't offer extra full day tickets for the conference,we hope that by enabling people to attend Archbishop Justin'saddress, they will get the chance to find out more about howChristians can work together and engage effectively on socialissues in the run up to the General Election."

Revd Ruth Gee, ex-President of the Methodist Conference who isdelivering the closing speech at the event said: "I am delighted tobe taking part in the Love your neighbour conference, and thrilledthat so many people want to come and explore what Jesus' commandmeans in the context of the general election.  It's great thatmore people will now be able to hear the Archbishop of Canterbury'scontribution to that conversation."  

Keynote Tickets for Archbishop Justin's keynote address areavailable here.