OCCA Summer Conference
Considering Today’s Big Questions
If you are a Christian who wants to grapple with the thorny questions of today’s culture, this three-day event is for you!
Join the OCCA team at the beautiful Merton College, Oxford, from 11-13 July for our Summer Conference, where we will explore topics such as:
- Power and the abuse of power
- Cancel culture
- Racism and critical race theory
- Identity, gender, sexuality
- Questions of mind, body and soul
These are complex issues and you may have found yourself feeling reluctant to engage, or ill-equipped to respond to questions if you do.
Together we’ll do a deep dive into these important issues, to gain insight and understanding for ourselves, and to learn how we can have meaningful conversations about these topics in our spheres of influence. We’ll look at a framework for thinking through challenging questions and discover how we can respond with sincere, credible and helpful answers.
Each day, John Lennox will lead morning devotions, followed by a variety of lectures, workshops, discussion groups and Q&A sessions. A detailed schedule will be shared closer to the time.
The Summer Conference is priced at £465 per person.
Accommodation and meals are not included. Please see further details below.
We want this conference to be available to anyone. If the cost is barrier for you, please get in touch about a bursary.
Delegates should source their own accommodation. Merton is able to offer some student-style accommodation based on the rates below. Pricing is per night and includes breakfast. If you are interested in this option, email Julia at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about availability. Please note that the number of rooms is limited.
£ 75.00 – B&B single standard (shared bathroom)
£ 96.00 – B&B single en suite
£ 135.00 – B&B twin en suite
Pre-event Oxford Tour
For those not familiar with Oxford and who arrive early on Sunday, 10th July, we will start with a tour of Oxford, unpacking the rich Christian heritage of this city.
For those wishing to stay on an extra day, members of our team will host a morning gathering on Thursday, 14 July. This will include a devotion, a time of sharing and prayer, and an opportunity to feedback on how we can better equip you for the future.
If you need any additional information, please email Julia at email@example.com.