The Eucharist and the Care of Creation

Dr David Grumett will lead St John's Theology Symposium 2018, Church of St John the Evangelist, Princes Street, Edinburgh, 10am-4pm Saturday 10 November 2018.

Our Senior Lecturer in Theology and Ethics and author of Material Eucharist (Oxford University Press, 2016) is the only speaker at the one day event, which will take place at the Cornerstone Centre at St John’s. 


  • 10.00 Registration and seating around tables
  • 10.15 Welcome 
  • 10.30 Plenary Lecture 1: Growing and Baking
  • 11.15 Comfort break, collect coffee & biscuits and take back to tables
  • 11.30 Round-table discussions of prepared questions, after electing chair and scribe
  • 12.00 Plenary feedback from tables
  • 12.15 Plenary lecture 2: Fasting and Living
  • 13.15 Lunch
  • 14.00 Plenary lecture 3: Consuming and Adoring
  • 14.45 Round-table discussions of prepared questions
  • 15.15 Plenary feedback from tables; response and summing up
  • 16.00 Seminar ends

Lunch provided. 


There is no fee to attend, but places are limited.

If you wish to attend, please apply to