Green Health Live 2019

The second Green Health Live will take place at Lambeth Palace on 5 June 2019 – World Environment Day – to continue the work started in 2018 to promote the role of churches in therapeutic gardening. This year we hope to gather Chaplains of various kinds to hear from mental health experts and therapeutic gardeners... Read more »

Healing at St Paul’s Cathedral London

On Saturday 12th January, our Director Gillian Straine led a healing workshop as part of the adult learning program at St. Paul’s Cathedral. It turned out to be one of the most popular workshops they have ever put on, with the room packed and many on the waiting list. In the workshop, Gillian explored the... Read more »

Our new Resource Development Partner

The Guild is excited to announce that Wendy Lloyd has this month joined our team as the new Resource Development Partner! Wendy Lloyd has a background in teaching and completed an MLitt in Bible and Contemporary World Issues at St. Andrews University. She has been working for Christian Aid for ten years in various education... Read more »

The Denis Duncan Lecture 2018

On Thursday 15th November, King’s College Chapel was full for our annual lecture. People had come from all over the UK, to hear one of Scotland’s top theologians speak on health and the church and The Revd Dr Doug Gay did not disappoint. The lecture was erudite, yet grounded in the practical, and contained clear... Read more »

Green Health Awards

THE CHURCH TIMES GREEN HEALTH AWARDS The Green Health Awards celebrate the efforts made by churches and Christian organisations to use gardens and churchyards creatively for well-being. Gardeners have always understood the power of gardens and gardening to heal the mind, body and spirit, but in recent years accepted wisdom has been backed up by... Read more »

Summer 2018 Chrism published

The Summer edition (vol.55, no.1) of Chrism is about to be mailed out to members of The Raphael Insitute and other subscribers. The issue contains an article from pharmacologist Prof Helen Leathard on medical analogies for the prayer ministry, a paper from Clinical director of the Marylebone centre of healing and counselling Dr. Suzanne Hyde... Read more »