Mindful Formation Day Conference 2024


Keynote Speakers for June 2024 Day Conference

Rev Shaun Lambert

Session Title: Mindful Formation Introduced

Shaun is a Baptist minister, author, counsellor and psychotherapist based in Stanmore, North West London. He is part of the New Wine leader’s network. He has been researching mindfulness since 2006, in different perspectives, and is currently pursuing a PhD project looking at mindfulness at London School of Theology.

Titles by Rev Shaun Lambert - A Book of Sparks; Putting on the Wakeful One; Flat earth unroofed

Richard H H Johnston

Mindful Formation & the Holy Spirit

Richard is the pioneer Director of christianmindfulness.co.uk  Christian Mindfulness offers Online Courses, Guided Meditations, Workshops and Retreats.  It has featured at the UK Association of Christian Counsellors Biannual Conference, New Wine Scotland (CLAN Gathering), Christianity Magazine, Premier Christian Radio, the Church of England Newspaper, Mind & Soul website and Turning the Page (New Zealand).

Titles by Richard H H Johnston - Introducing Christian Mindfulness; Christian Mindfulness: Are You Living On AutoPilot?; Mindfulness of Body, Soul and Spirit;

Prof Amy G Oden

Right Here, Right Now: Mindfulness for Abundant Life

Amy G. Oden is Professor of Early Church History and Spirituality at Saint Paul School of Theology at Oklahoma City University and the author of Right Here, Right Now, In Her Words and And You Welcomed Me, all published by Abingdon Press.

Titles by Prof Amy G Oden - Right Here, Right Now: The Practice of Christian Mindfulness; And You Welcomed Me; In Her Words.

Paul Bane

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Beverley Walker

Title : Mindful Formation & the Desert Fathers and Mothers

Bev Walker is a retired history teacher and high school senior leader who became interested in mindfulness after diagnosis with chronic illness. During the pandemic, Bev completed the “Associated Certificate in Christian Mindfulness”, followed by the “Certificate in Christian Contemplation.” Since 2020 Bev has been researching the lives and teachings of the Desert Mothers and Fathers, tracing their influence on the Celtic Saints, particularly in South Wales, where she now lives. She leads Christian meditation groups and is Assistant leader of Mindful Church, in which she regularly teaches on the Desert Mothers and Fathers.

Session 1

Rev Shaun Lambert

Mindful Formation

Session 3

Prof Amy Oden


Session 5

Paul Bane


Session 2

Richard H H Johnston

Mindful Formation & Holy Spirit

Session 4

Beverley Walker

Mindful Formation & the Desert Fathers and Mothers