CHIPS Uganda workers

Come and join a weekend of study, prayer and fellowship at Hilfield Friary exploring how Jesus' incarnation and way of being with people can continue to bring peace to our world.

The weekend will look particularly at how the incarnational aspects of peacemaking in the New Testament have been drawn through into the practical experience of Christian International Peace Service (CHIPS) around the world.

The weekend will begin on the evening of Friday 21st February and end in the early afternoon on Sunday 23rd. There is a recommended donation of £100 covering food and accommodation. See the flyer for full details.

To register or for more information, please contact Hilfield Friary on hilfieldssf@franciscans.org.uk or 01300 341741, or contact us.

The weekend will be led by Jonathan Herbert, Elfrida Calvocoressi and Paul Rose. Paul is the Director of CHIPS and has worked in Ghana and Uganda. Elfrida is a trustee of CHIPS and has been involved in its projects around the world for over 40 years. Jonathan is a member of the Hilfield Friary Community and been involved peacemaking in Uganda and Israel and Palestine.

Set in 19 acres on the edge of the Dorset Downs and overlooking the beautiful Blackmore Vale; Hilfield Friary is a Community house of the Anglican Society of St Francis – who were founded here in the 1920s.

Since 2007, the Franciscan Brothers have been joined by lay men and women, including young people, who are sharing in the life, work and prayer of the Friary. Their particular focus is on Justice, Peace and the Integrity of Creation arising from their Franciscan vocation.