Session 3: Reimagine

5 or 7 April 2022

Exploring a theology of hope and reconciliation as mission, this session looks at what it means to enable churches to reimagine and bring transformation.

Contributors:

The Right Rev’d Dinis Sengulane

Bishop Dinis was Bishop of Lebombo 1976-2014, and had a leading role in bringing together opposing groups in Mozambique’s civil war for talks that resulted in the 1992 General Peace Accord. He is Founder and Patron of ‘Guns into Ploughshares’, which saw 1 million instruments of violence handed over and turned into tools for farming, tailoring or art. He is now Founder and Head of the foundation “Life in its fullness” and remains a parish priest and an Eminent Person in the APRM Panel linked to the Commission of Peace and Security of the Africa Union.

The Right Rev’d Dr Eleanor Sanderson

Bishop Eleanor has been Assistant Bishop of Wellington since June 2017: the first female bishop in the Diocese and the fourth in in Anglican Church of Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia. Eleanor (Ellie) leads the Diocese’s 3-Dimensional Ministry discipleship programme and maintains a dynamic academic portfolio, as Fellow in Public Theology at the Centre for Anglican Communion Studies at Virginia Theological Seminary and Research Associate at Victoria University of Wellington. Prior to ordination, she served in a wide range of academic and not-for-profit development organisations, gaining a PhD in Geography from Victoria University of Wellington and a Masters in Theology from the University of Otago. Since ordination, she has ministered as Vicar of the Parish of St Alban’s, Eastbourne, Chaplain to Wellesley College, and the Diocesan Canon Theologian.

The Right Rev’d Joseph Galgalo

Joseph Galgalo was consecrated assistant bishop of All Saints Diocese (Nairobi) in the Anglican Church of Kenya in September 2021. Prior to that he was an honorary Canon of All Saints Cathedral, Nairobi, and Vice Chancellor of St Paul's University in Kenya. He holds a PhD in Systematic Theology from the University of Cambridge.

The Rev’d Dr Julie Gittoes

Julie Gittoes is Vicar of St Mary’s and Christchurch, Hendon, Area Dean of Barnet, and Tutor in Systematic Theology at St Augustine’s College, in the Church of England. She has previously served as a Residential Canon of Guildford Cathedral, interim chaplain of the University of Surrey, and in parish roles across the Kensington Area of the Diocese of London.

Dr Paulo Ueti

Paulo Ueti is Assistant Director for Theological Education at the Anglican Communion Office, as well as Theological Advisor and Regional Director for Latin America for the Anglican Alliance. He is a New Testament scholar working on Gender studies and Contextual Bible Studies and sits as an advisor to the IASCUFO (Inter Anglican Standing Commission on Unity, Faith and Order.