Tuesday 18 October 2016
Sam Sharpe Lecture
Cemetery Road Baptist Church, Sheffield
This year's lecture will be given by the Revd Bev Thomas
Bev Thomas was born in Birmingham to Jamaican parents and moved to London in 1995, then back to the Midlands in August 2008. Bev studied theology at the Ebenezer Bible Institute (1978-81) and religious studies at the Birmingham Bible Institute (1986-89). Bev is an ordained ecumenical minister and has an honorary MA in Divinity (2014).
She has worked for the last 25+ years in the UK and internationally as a trainer/speaker on social justice and 'race' issues. She is also an experienced administrator, team leader, projects and events manager. She speaks on numerous issues, which include the following; diversity awareness, youth work, sexuality, singleness and politics.
Bev currently works as a freelance consultant, project manager, speaker and lecturer. Previous to this Bev was the p/t Administrator for Amott Baptist Church while they were interregnum for four years, Project Development Officer for Churches' Commission for Racial Justice (two year contract) and the Director of Evangelical Christians for Racial Justice for four years. Other employers have included secondments to Evangelical Alliance and Christian Socialist Movement, Youth for Christ, Oasis Trust and W&T Avery Ltd Senior Banking Clerk/Accounts Clerk for seven years.
Bev is currently a trustee of The Christian Evidence Society. She also enjoys genealogy research, keeping fit and singing for recreation.
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