The Power Of Kindness

Ecumenism, Interfaith & Justice

2pm Wednesday 25th November 2020

This webinar will explore how ‘diversity in unity’ is central to building dynamic wholeness and resilience in the face of the global meta crises we face. Our speakers Celia Blackden and Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy will look at what faith offers and requires of us in this important task.


Celia Blackden currently works for Focolare in Rome, an international movement of life experience and spirituality that aims is to build unity in all spheres. She is dedicated to Catholic, ecumenical and interfaith relations and formerly worked in Leeds for several years as Inter Faith Officer at Churches Together in England and at the Vocations Office of the RC Diocese of Leeds.

Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy is the BAME Mission and Ministry Enabler for Leicester Diocese. He is an ordained Anglican minister with a passion for social justice and a desire to see global voices amplified in theological discourse. He is a member of the Church of England’s Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns and has recently joined a Churches Together in England working group on Racial Justice.

Hosted by Helen Reid,
Helen is Director of Leeds Church Institute, and is passionately committed to faith, learning, and the people and place of Leeds. Leeds Church Institute exists to be an active agent and progressive influence in city life for the benefit of all.

Heart-Shift Team
The Heart Shift Webinars are a partnership with The William Temple Foundation and were originally conceived by Joshua Malkin as part of the Kindness Revolution – the Leeds Festival of Kindness Compassion & Wellbeing. Prior to the pandemic the webinars were to be a day conference at Leeds Minster.