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Village MCC – guest preacher, Rev Kate Harford

Besi Besemar November 1, 2017

Rev. Kate Harford, will be the guest preacher at the next Village MCC service on Sunday, November 5.

Rev. Kate Harford, a priest of the Metropolitan Community Churches is a chaplain at Oxford Brookes University. She studied archaeology, classics, and classical art at UCL in London and theology at the University of Oxford and was ordained in November 2015.

Kate has a particular interest in queer theology and lived experience of mental health issues. She enjoys knitting and disrupting cis-hetero-patriarchal systems.

During the service the new assistant pastor Rev. Peta Evans will also be installed.

The Village MCC Brighton and Hove is a church created by LGBT+ christians, their families, friends, and allies, a Metropolitan Community Church called to support the LGBT+ communities in whatever ways it can offering a safe space where anyone can feel at home, fully affirmed in their sexuality and gender identity.

Church members are active in the larger community, offering emergency aid and support to the homeless and vulnerably housed.

Their minister, Rev. Michael Hydes, offers spiritual direction and pastoral care. You are welcome to join then for worship every Sunday evening.

Event: Installation of new assistant pastor Rev. Peta Evans – Guest speaker Rev Kate Harford

Where: Somerset Day Centre, 62 St James’s Street, Brighton

When: Sunday, November 5

Time: 6-8pm