Prayer for All Seasons

Session Leader: Bishop Jo Bailey Wells

Jo Bailey Wells is the Bishop of Dorking in the Diocese of Guildford. Previously, she was a lecturer in the Old Testament and Biblical theology at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, and then associate professor of Bible and Ministry at Duke Divinity School, Duke University. Before she took up her bishop's role in September 2016, she served as Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury, where she oversaw the founding of the Community of St Anselm. She is married to Sam Wells, a Church of England priest, and has two children, aged 15 and 14. 

Session outline: Prayer for All Seasons

How can we develop a life of prayer attuned to the changing circumstances we find ourselves in? What does it mean for each of us to deepen our ‘prayer life’? This session will approach these questions by drawing on a wide range of Christian experience and tradition, informed by the conviction that our life of prayer needs to be nourished by Word and Sacrament, and animated by God’s Holy Spirit.

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