Thinking Lunches

Thinking Lunches 
Marlborough Road Methodist Church
2021 / 2022

On every first Thursday of the month Marlborough Road Methodist Church hosts a Thinking Lunch comprising a talk on an interesting, relevant subject followed by questions and answers.  Each session begin at 12:30pm and end at about 1:30pm, and takes place in the church itself.  You are welcome to bring a packed lunch.  There is generally a collection for a charity nominated by the speaker.

Marlborough Road Methodist Church is on Marlborough Road, St Albans AL1 3XG. Parking is available at the Maltings Car Park.

12.30pm to 1.30pm on the First Thursday of each month. Please bring your own lunch and drinks. We will review the provision of drinks in due course. Half an hour talk and then discussion. Donations will be gratefully received to cover expenses and any profits will be given to the speaker for a charity of their choice.

Jonathan Evens will be speaking in this series in December.


Thursday 7th October 2021

The Reverend Dr Evie Vernon

A talk for Black History Month: Still I rise – acknowledgements to Maya Angelou


Thursday 4th November 2021

Tony Miller of Whitechapel Mission

How do we prevent homelessness rather than relieving it?


Thursday 2nd December 2021

The Reverend Jonathan Evens from St Martin’s in the Fields, London

‘Being with God on the edge’


Thursday 6th January 2022

The Rt Reverend Michael Beasley

‘Asset Based Church Development’ – lessons from the Global South about starting with what we’ve got, not with what we don’t have


Thursday 3rd  February 2022

Mia Hasenson-Gross

Human Rights – A legacy of the Holocaust and the duty to act today


Thursday 3rd March 2022

Rachel Lampard

‘Walking with Micah – Justice Issues’


Thursday 7th April 2022



Thursday 5th May 2022

Justin Thacker (Christian Aid)

‘How the West steals from Africa’


Thursday 9th June 2022

Kath Clough from Green Christians

"Code Red for Humanity - How might we live in a collapsing civilisation."