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New Trustee Opportunities

The Guild of Health and St Raphael is an ecumenical charity which has been bringing together Christians, ministers and healthcare professionals since 1905 to promote a whole person approach to human health and wellbeing. We have ambitious plans for our future as we seek to fold all aspects of our rich history, action and theology... Read more »

Book offer to celebrate the Denis Duncan lecture 2019

As we approach the 2019 Denis Duncan lecture, the Guild are offering you the chance to get a copy of Denis Duncan’s book¬†Towards the light: prayers through depression to healing which was first published 10 years ago by SPCK. Early in 2007, after a long and distinguished public ministry, Denis Duncan suffered three crises. One... Read more »

AGM event day in Birmingham

On Saturday 12th October, The Guild held an AGM event day in St. Anne’s Church, Moseley within the Birmingham Diocese. The Vicar Revd. Hazel White answered a call at last year’s AGM to move further north, and this year we were delighted to be at hosted by her church who welcomed us so warmly and... Read more »

AGM and Annual Report

The Annual General Meeting of the Guild of Health and St Raphael will take place at 230pm on 12th October at St. Anne’s Church, Moseley. It is open to all members of the Guild of Health and St Raphael and will include an address by Guild president Prof. Jim McManus, Director of Public Health for... Read more »

Mindfulness event

On Wednesday 17th July, author and broadcaster Brain Draper led a day conference exploring mindfulness and the Christian spiritual life. About 30 delegates from all over the country spent the morning engaging in some of the theory about how to live mindfully, which Brian described as ‘Wakefulness, with open-hearted presence’, before we headed into Regent’s... Read more »

Bishop plants a vision for healthy healing churches

On 5th June, the Guild of Health and St Raphael in partnership with The Conservation Foundation, The Church Times and The Church of England ran a day conference at Lambeth Palace to mark World Environment Day and explore the links between gardening and mental health. Christians, including chaplains and other healthcare professionals, gathered at the... Read more »