January 2019 Meeting: The Venerable Karen Lund

The development of community cohesion in the face of terrorist attacks

As a member of the Kerslake Review into the Manchester Arena suicide bombing in May 2017, Karen Lund was involved in the review and assessment of information about the response to the attack. Karen will speak about developing community cohesion in the face of such attacks, addressing the following points.

Who are we? Setting the context of the community of Manchester

Dualism and responding to terrorism

Matter and spirit: growing as a community

Building resilience and rebuilding community

Karen Lund is an ordained priest, and is currently the Archdeacon of Manchester.
Her formative years were in the South East, but following ordination in 1994, as one of the first women in the Church of England to be ordained, she found herself slowly migrating towards the North West region of England, and was Team Vicar in the Turton Moorland Team in Bolton before coming to Manchester.

Karen holds a degree in Theology from Canterbury Christ Church University.

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