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What's happening at ecclesias around the world?

The Fraternal Gatherings section from The Christadelphian magazine has, for many years, been a comprehensive list of the events happening at ecclesias throughout the world. For convenience, this will also appear here on our website, and be updated on a monthly basis. This will make it easier to access the information, and help you plan future weekends!

Items shown in colour are new or updated entries since last month. Entries shown in italics may be of particular interest for young people. Any events in the list below that are shown bold, italic, underlined and in colour can be booked online via This is an online booking service, which offers one-click booking for young people, and centralised administration for event organisers. Click here for more information (opens in a new window).


26-August 2:
26-August 3:
  • Eastern Bible School, Connecticut College, New London (CT); theme: “That we may know him”. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Ted Sleeper (San Francisco Peninsula, USA) – “That I may know him”; Bro. Andrew Bramhill (Shirley, UK) – “The Lord’s encounters with women”; Bro. Tecwyn Morgan (Birmingham, Castle Bromwich, UK) – “God has spoken”.
27-Aug. 1:
  • Gold Coast Bible School, at Mermaid Waters, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Phil Perrot (Waitakere, NZ) – “Spiritually agile or spiritually fragile – so run that you may attain”; Bro. Paul Gresham (South Adelaide, South Australia) – “Jesus in John’s Gospel”.


  • Flensunger Hof Bible Study Week: Bro. John Owen (Mumbles, UK) and Bro. Joseph Palmer (San Diego, USA). There will be a special Young People’s Programme led by Bro. Peter Owen (Mumbles, UK). For further information, or to register, visit the website.
  • Harper Adams Bible School, Newport, Shropshire. Theme: “To God be the glory”. Speakers: Bro. Andrew Bramhill (Shirley) – “Judah’s early kings”; Bro. Martyn Lawrence (Doncaster) – “Power and glory (2 Corinthians)”; Bro. Arne Roberts (Dunstable) – “Ecclesial life through the ages”. Further details and booking forms available from Recording Brethren, or on the website.
  • Whatshan Lake Bible School, Whatshan Lake Retreat near Vernon (BC, Canada). Speakers and subjects: Bro. Stephen Palmer (Mumbles, UK) – “Habakkuk”; Bro. Mark O’Grady (Tawa, New Zealand) – “One in Christ Jesus – complimentary roles”; Bro. Stephen Whitehouse (Birmingham, Hall Green, UK) – “Our compassionate high priest”. For further information visit the website.
  • West Bromwich Study Fraternal.
  • Winfield Bible School; theme: “Seek ye first the kingdom of God and his righteousness”. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Stephen Whitehouse (UK) – “Zechariah: your King cometh”; Bro. David Jennings (USA) – “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the Sons of God (Romans 8:14)”; Bro. Jeff Gelineau (USA) – “Forgiveness: doing the unthinkable”.
  • Manitoulin Youth Conference, at the Manitoulin Bible Camp, Manitoulin Island, ON, Canada. Speaker: Bro. Carl Parry (Salisbury, S. Australia); theme: “Elijah”. Register on the website.
  • Brecon Bible School, Christ College, Brecon. Theme: “Teach me thy way, O Lord”. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Andrew Johnson (Birmingham, Kings Norton) – “Songs of deliverance”; Bro. Alan Sutton (Mumbles) – “Of priests, pride, principles & praise”; Bro. Nicholas White (Pershore) – “Strangers and pilgrims: following the faithful to the kingdom”. Full details and booking forms are available from UK Recording Brethren, or on the website.
  • Christadelphian Conference, Lane End Conference Centre, High Wycombe HP14 3HH. Speakers & subjects: Bro. John Parry (Leamington Spa) – “The Angels of God”; Bro. Adrian Standeven (Nottingham,South) – “The tabernacle”; Bro. James Walker (Milnsbridge) – “The Day that shook the earth”. Full details available from the Booking Secretary, Bro. John Mallinder.
  • Vancouver Island (BC) Bible Camp at Camp Pringle, Shawnigan Lake, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Dennis Paggi (Verdugo Hills, CA) – “Philippians – rejoice!”; and Bro. Ted Sleeper (San Francisco Peninsula, CA) – “The King’s highway”. For further information visit the website.
  • Birmingham (Castle Bromwich).
  • King’s Lynn.
  • Northampton.
  • Victoria (BC) Fraternal Gathering: Bro. Dennis Paggi (Verdugo Hills, CA); theme: “The potter and clay – God’s hand in the lives of the believers”.


  • Victoria (BC) Fraternal Gathering.
  • Glasgow (Central).
  • Grimsby.
  • Kingsleigh House Open Day.
  • Napton-on-the-Hill Study.
  • Nuneaton.
  • Southport.
  • Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • Solihull Study & Serve Weekend.
  • Brittany Study & Fellowship Week: Bro. Alf Allfree (Pershore); theme: “Called to be saints – encounters with early disciples”.
  • Crewe.
  • Dudley (Firs Street).
  • Kettering Study Afternoon.
  • Manchester (Old Trafford) Study Day.
  • Middlesbrough.
  • Shrewsbury Study & Serve Day.
  • Paris Avenue (OH) Fall Study Weekend.
  • London (ON) Bible Class: Bro. Andrew Bramhill, (Shirley, UK); subject: “The year of jubilee”.
  • New Lynn (New Zealand) Ecclesial Fraternal Week: Bro. Darren Tappouras (Gosford, NSW, Australia); theme: “Looking forward to the judgement seat”.
  • Bath.
  • Broadstone.
  • Castleford.
  • CCH Delegates Meeting at Solihull.
  • Dundee / Aberdeen Joint Fraternal.
  • Manchester (Sale) Family Study Day.
  • Nottingham (Forest Road).
  • Stafford / Newcastle Joint Fraternal.
  • Yeovil.
  • Bedford (NS) Study Weekend: Bro. Jonathan Bowen (Brantford, ON).
  • London (ON) Fraternal Gathering: Bro. Andrew Bramhill, (Shirley, UK): subject: “Themes from Luke’s record”.
27-Oct. 3:
  • Busselton Family Bible School. Speakers and subjects: Bro. David Mansfield (NSW, Australia) – “Finding God in challenging times” and Bro. Robert Prins (New Zealand) – “The Song of Solomon”. For further information visit the website.
27-Oct. 5:
  • Rathmines Spring Bible School. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Stephen Mansfield – “Aaron – the great high priest, an outstanding example of dedication”; Bro. Bruce Bates – “The wilderness journey”; Bro. Dev Ramcharan – “The God of the fallen: God’s work in the failures of men”. Speakers for teenagers: Brethren Stephen Mansfield and Bruce Bates. The children’s sessions (5-12) will be on Bible prophecy. For further information visit the website.


  • Horley.
  • CSN Praise & Fellowship Day at Arden School, Solihull.
  • Morecambe Study Afternoon.
  • Rugby Young People’s Study Day (16+).
  • Sussex (NB) Thanksgiving Gathering: Bro. Jim Sullivan (Boston, MA); theme: “The sons of Zeruiah”.
  • Vancouver (BC) Fraternal Gathering: Bro. Mark Giordano (Norfolk, VA, USA); theme: “Wonders of the kingdom”.
  • Birmingham (Longbridge) Study Evening.
  • Birmingham (South).
  • Napton-on-the-Hill Study.
  • Southampton.
  • Scarborough Study Weekend.
  • Norwich.
  • Weston-super-Mare Study Afternoon.


  • Weston-super-Mare Study Afternoon.
  • Derby (Bass Street) Youth Weekend.
  • Cambridge Autumn Family Day.
  • Earlswood Study Evening.
  • South West Wales Prophecy Day.
  • Largo (FL) Fall Study Weekend: Bro. David Jennings (Pomona, CA); theme: “Led by the spirit”.
  • Victoria (BC) Fall Study Weekend: Bro. Stephen Snobelen (Bedford, NS); theme: “Bible perspectives on the environment”.
  • Austin (Leander, TX) Fall Gathering at the HEB Foundation Camp, near Leakey: Bro. Jeff Gelineau (Simi Hills, CA); theme: “The Lord raised up judges”.
  • Birmingham (Longbridge) Study Evening.
  • CBM All-Europe Open Day at Coventry (Grosvenor Road).
  • Taunton Study and Sale of Work.
  • Daventry.
  • Maidenhead Praise Day.
  • Napton-on-the-Hill Study.


  • Rathmines Summer Bible School. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Jim Cowie – “The transfiguration of Christ”; Bro. Tim Galbraith – “Reflections of Christ in Old Testament faces”; Bro. Ron Houben – “Seven sayings from the cross”. For further information visit the website.
  • Northern Winter Study, Castleton.
  • Eastern Winter Study, Norfolk.
29-Jan. 3, 2015:
  • Esslingen Winter Bible School, Breisach, Germany. Speakers and subjects: Bro. Philip Lawrence – “Would you get out of the boat?” and Bro. Philip Mallinder – “Fearfully and wonderfully made”. For further information and booking forms visit the website.

February 2015

  • Rugby Prophecy Day.

March 2015

  • Victoria (BC) Spring Study Weekend: Bro. Jim Harper (Meriden, CT).
  • Chelmsford, Rayleigh & East Ham.

April 2015

  • Bury St Edmunds.
  • Rathmines Autumn Bible School.

May 2015

  • Coffs Harbour Bible School, Opel Coast Resort, Coffs Harbour (NSW). Speakers and subjects: Bro. Dafydd Jenkins (Cardiff, Museum Place, UK) – “Abraham, I will shew you a land”; and Bro. Paul Cresswell (Aberfoyle Park, SA) – “Jesus, I will give you rest”.

September 2015

26-Oct. 4:
  • Rathmines Spring Bible School.
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