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Forum 2018 texts, videos, photos and reports 

  Photos from 2018 Forum, all © Churches Together in England; most by Chris Dobson.

Welcome to this summary page which contains all texts and downloadable material from the 2018 Forum: 'I am with you always –  Together in God's Mission'.  What is the Forum? It's the broadest ecumenical representative gathering of Christians in England.


All Forum photos can be downloaded from Flickr. Please credit '© Churches Together in England; Photo: Chris Dobson' – except on the rare occasion that someone else has taken the photograph. Clicking the photo in Flickr and scrolling down gives you all the information you require.

Texts and reports

Downloadable files appear below. All texts are © Churches Together in England unless otherwise stated. Please ensure you credit as appropriate. Send your report to Lorraine Shannon to be included below and read the Forum evaluations by participants.


All CTE videos are on Vimeo and were shot and edited by Jim Cooke at Centreline Films, including a short overview of the 2018 Forum and the importance of Swanwick in the ecumenical journey (1:55 mins).

Monday 17 September

Tuesday 18 September

Tuesday afternoon was spent in the marketplace and in workshops and the evening was in small groups.

Wednesday 19 September

 Forum texts 
01 Press Release (155.9KB)
02 Ruth Gee introduction to Forum theme (158.0KB)
03 General Secretary's report (178.5KB)
Bible study Emmaus Patsy McDonald (208.8KB)
Bible study Emmaus William Kay (184.5KB)
Noel Robinson's civic hymn (366.2KB)
Paul Goodliff interview notes (167.3KB)
Small group questions for Presidents (148.5KB)
The music at Forum (158.8KB)
Vincent Nichols homily notes (165.0KB)
 Reports of Forum 
#cteforum2018 - Twitter feed (8.1MB)
* Evaluation responses no name (140.6KB)
Andrew Dodd (Cumbria Baptist) (62.9KB)
Annika Mathews (Church of England) (88.7KB)
Beverley Hollins (Church of England) (87.3KB)
Chris Webb (Dorset Quaker) (90.0KB)
Eleri Pengally (Quakers) (77.3KB)
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