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Kairos Launchpad

Our vision is not purely to be an independent movement, but to act as catalysts, and networkers for people who have a passion or interest, or a gifting or sense of calling to start something new. That may be a Grass Roots group, with a particular focus, rhythm or flavour. It may be, to begin a Kairos Team, which serves, ministers, supports or moves to action around a theme, idea or need. Those two things sit readily within Kairos, but equally you may wish to partner, or launch something in an existing church, project or charity, or partner with a group that is community based and focussed.

Our launchpad, is a place to share ideas that are bubbling up for you, that you’d be willing to connect with others to explore. This is primarily about that exploration and discernment, rather than permission giving, or firm plans.   Do let us know, if you’d like to bring something to birth and one of our Grass Roots Network can help with that process.

On the launchpad

Breathing In
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Walking The Way

Walking The Way Paul Welch begun a project called Walking The Way, in the Calderdale circuit in West Yorkshire.  The

Breathe Out
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Peaced Together

A 10 week course for women, using craft to encourage reflection on their lives and discover healing. Peaced Together (Kairos

Breathe Out
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Snooker loopy

Snooker Nothing complex about this one, simply a group for those who like to play snooker.  It lends itself to

Belong
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Bible Course Online

An 8 Session Overview of the Bible The Bible Course, created by the bible society uses video teaching and discussion

Gathering
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Theatre lovers

Do you love the theatre, and would value a small group to enjoy it with.   While I am sure conversation

Belong
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film buffs

Our film buff Kairos group might consist of watching a film together in a home on DVD, or streaming.  It

Belong
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Philosphers stone

This one might be quite niche, but I am sure somewhere out thereare a few folks who love Philosphy, and

Beer N Chat
Beer N Chat
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Beer ‘N’ Chat group

One of our female ‘Kairos Shapers’ (I only mention to be sure those who might stereotype dont leap to assumptions)

Breathe Out
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poetry and music

Mike Poole has recently gathered a number of friends to compose and perform music together.   Recently they collaborated with a

Breathe Out
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Campervan chaplaincy

Gavin and Fiona have been gifted a campervan, and feel called to offer a campervan chaplaincy ministry around our region.

Launchpad
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Allsorts

Researching churches which are welcoming of those who identify as LGBTQAI+ in my area, there are a few churches, locally,

Launching

Slack Book Group

I know this sounds like a book group for lazy readers.  Thats not the idea!  Like any book group, this gathering is about a group of people who aim to

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Launched

Kairos Craft Retreat

Kairos Craft Retreat Taking place on the first Saturday of each month from 10am-4pm.  Our craft retreat is an opportunity for those who enjoy craft to come and work on

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Morning Meditations

Morning Meditation: A Chance to be still and breathe 30 minutes silence, for whatever you need: stillness, mindfulness, meditation, prayer. Mondays 8:30am-9:00am in Acomb Wednesdays 7:30-8:30am at Lidgett Methodist Church

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Peaced Together

A 10 week course for women, using craft to encourage reflection on their lives and discover healing. Peaced Together (Kairos Partners) At Kairos we love collaborating and supporting good things

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Walk the Talk York Podcasts

Hannah Carter-Brown, who is employed by the York Methodist circuit, has been pilotting a new project to develop podcasts that look at how we might live out our faith practically

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Nomad discussion group

“STUMBLING THROUGH THE POST-CHRISTENDOM WILDERNESS, LOOKING FOR SIGNS OF HOPE.” is how Nomad podcast describes itself. If this sounds like your kind of thing then can we encourage you to

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Sunday Bible Study worship

What is it? On the first Sunday of the Month, 10:30am you are invited to join the Kairos Movement, for a time of Bible Study and Worship. Each Sunday, we

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