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last updated 15 November 2017

Community Events


Click here for events in Sheffield (Burngreave Ashram).
Click here for RETREATS and LONG WEEKENDS at Burngreave Ashram).
Go to the bottom of the page to view a gallery of Ashram events.

SHARE OUR HOUSES!
Burngreave Ashram invites interested people
including students to share their premises
at several locations in S4.
Please address initial enquiries to:
REV DR JOHN VINCENT
ASHRAM COMMUNITY TRUST
7 COLLEGE COURT S4 7FN
SHEFFIELD S4 7AY
Or Telephone: 0114 243 6688

VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES IN SHEFFIELD
Please phone Tamara on 0791 092 2462


ROOM FOR HIRE
Party?  Group?  Meeting?
HIRE THE CAFE! 86 Spital Hill is a bright and airy meeting room
which is suitable for meetings and activities.
First hour: 10 then 5 per hour
Bookings and enquiries: phone 0114 270 0927 / 0114 243 6688


Events at Burngreave Ashram, Sheffield

This page gives an overview of the activities of Burngreave Ashram and for a detailed programme you can download a flyer here

See the Study and Research page for an overview of study and discussion opportunities.

For more details and booking information for events generally please email or phone 0114 243 6688.

outside photo

Weekly at Burngreave Ashram:

WEDNESDAYS

NEW from November 2017: 10.30 - 2.00pm
FIFTY PLUS CLUB
Weekly on Wednesday and open to all.

FREE MEALS ON WEDNESDAYS

FREE MEALS at 86 Spital Hill S4 7LG. 
Phone 0114 270 0972
Every Wednesday 6pm - 6.45 pm a cooked meal
is provided for all who need it. The food is provided
by Fareshare. Everyone welcome
People who are able to do so make a donation.
(Optional) the meal is followed by:


EUCHARIST at Burngreave Ashram
Each Wednesday 6.45 pm-7.15 pm

THURSDAYS

10.30am -12.30 Writing Group with Renate Fekete-Kenny


Fortnightly with Burngreave Ashram:

THE GATHERING
Click here to read more about the Community's meals together

This is a fellowship group, meeting from 7pm to 9.30pm on alternate Monday evenings in each other's homes for a bring and share meal, followed by prayers, meditation or liturgy, and ending with a topic or Bible study. For more details please phone 0114 243 6688.



OTHER REGULAR EVENTS AT BURNGREAVE ASHRAM

INTERFAITH SEMINAR AND MEAL at Burngreave Ashram


These are held monthly on the first Mondays from 12 noon to 2.30 pm. At 12 there is an informal sharing and at 12.30 there is a bring and share vegetarian lunch. The seminar is held in the Multifaith Chapel and Library which is in the basement of Burngreave Ashram. It starts at 1.15 the presenter speaks for up to 30 minutes, followed by about 45 minutes for comments and questions.

These events are free and open to all. To ask for more details or to notify your wish to attend, please either email or phone 07932 017 929 / 0114 243 6688. Please feel free to come along to all or any part of the event (N.B bring and share lunch).

Please note that during the Interfaith week we hope to join in with the Sheffield Interfaith Walk on Saturday 18 November. Please check http://sheffieldinterfaith.org.uk/ for more details.


Dates of seminars:

4 December 2017, 8 January, 5 February, 5 March, 9 Aptil, 7 May, 4 June.
The theme until June is My Difficulties with Faiths and Cultures.
Future dates fixed are 2 July, 6 August and continuing.

Click here to download a flyer giving more details and the names of the presenters.



For multifaith local school Visits and the newly forming multi-faith youth group, contact Brian Clewes brian.clewes@btinternet.com.
Also see http://www.meetup.com/Sheffield-International-Group for many multicultural social and special interest events in Sheffield.



The Saturday Study Group (formerly Jesus and Christianity) has started to place online some of their individual reflections on Jesus. This is an ongoing project. Click here to read the contributions so far.

The group continued in 2016 as the ADULT BIBLE SCHOOL.

adult bible school

The group meets monthly on the first Saturday, 1pm to 3pm. An optional lunch (2.00) is usually available at 12.15. In the first part of each afternoon there is an introductory talk by the Rev Dr John Vincent, and in the second part an individual member of the group introduces a theme chosen in advance.

Autumn dates 2017:

2 September, 7 October, 4 November, 2 December, 6 January 2018, 3 February 2018.
Click here to download a flyer giving details of each session up to the end of 2017.




LONG WEEKENDS with Sheffield Ashrams
At walking distance Ashram Community Homes in Sheffield.
Sheffield Ashram Long Weekends are designed to give an experience of 3-4 days of life together; enable people to come and stay in Ashram Community Houses; provide an opportunity to do practical work together; and be a place and time for people outside the community to come and experience our life together. Long Weekend programmes begin on Thursdays (or Fridays if more convenient for you) and go on until Monday afternoons.
Weekends are planned for the following dates:
2017:
30 Nov-4 Dec
Click here for a flyer with full details. Please note that a General Meeting of Burngreave Ashram will take place at 2.15pm on Sunday 3rd December. All are welcome.
2018:
1-5 Feb
5-9 April
31 May-4 June
30 Aug-3 Sep
1-5 Nov

INDIVIDUAL RETREATS
As well as the planned retreats, Ashram welcomes people who would like to spend a day or two, or more, sharing Ashram life and staying at an Ashram house. These are inner city homes where individuals have their own bedrooms, but share all other facilities such as bathroom, kitchen, sitting room and cooking (vegetarians and vegans catered for). Please get in touch if this interests you, with John Vincent (0114 2436688) - or - Nirmal Fernando (nsmfdo@hotmail.com -or- 07932 017929)



STUDY AND RESEARCH GROUP
John and Nirmal
2017: Bi-monthly Saturdays
7 October and 2 December
10am-12.30 at Burngreave Ashram, then
3.30 to 7pm at Ashram House, 77 Rock St.
For more information phone 0114 243 6688.




CAFE CHURCH AT BURNGREAVE ASHRAM
COOKED LUNCH (optional) at 12.30-1pm: 3.00

On each first Sunday
an ecumenical group meets from 12.30
followed at 1pm by various elements of a non-church or post-church 'Church'.
Members lead various parts in turn: songs, meditation and shared concerns on an agreed theme.
For more details please phone 0114 243 6688 or just turn up.


  Cafe
Also see Study and Research page for details of study courses open to all.


Gallery of Ashram Events

50th Anniversary Celebration, May 2017 in Manchester
2017

October 2016 in Derbyshire
2016

July 2015 in Lincon

Lincoln 2015

May 2015 in Middleton, Manchester

May 2015

October 2014 at Unstone, Derbyshire
October 2014

  In Nottingham, summer 2014

Holiday 2014

Birthday tribute to Grace Vincent in May 2014
Grace's birthday

Interior photo during the General Meeting, May 2014
interior of Rotary Centre

Lunchtime at the gathering in Burngreave, February 2014
lunchtime

Group photo 2013

Group photo 2012


Burngreave Banquet on Christmas Day 2013
Christmas 2013

Community Weekend
May 2013

Group photo

The Rotary Centre       group working

General Meeting in Northwich in July 2013
Northwich
  

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