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© Christ Church Lewes 2019


We seek to proclaim the Gospel and serve our local community

a United Reformed Church and Methodist Church

Think Tank

Contemporary Society and Contemporary Religion

The Christ Church ThinkTank has been in existence for over 10 years. It draws on speakers from all the churches in the Lewes area.  Whether you go to church or not, come whenever the topic interests you. The format is 45 minutes talk and 45 minutes discussion and our average attendance is about 30. All meetings are from 7.30 pm to 9 pm.

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday  15 May 2019, when Dr Sonya Baksi will be speaking on:

      The Case for a Real Living Wage

Sonya Baksi worked for over 40 years in the NHS and was a consultant community paediatrician. She served on national committees and was seconded to the Department of Health when guidance was being drawn up for the Children Act of 1989. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health. She has long been concerned about the effects of poverty on family life. A National Minimum Wage was introduced in 1998 and a National Living Wage in 2016. In her introduction Sonya will discuss the background to this legislation and the work of the Living Wage Foundation.