The LDEF Conference 2014
The Leicester Diocesan Evangelical Fellowship Conference took place at St. Martin's House on Saturday 13 September 2014. If you would like to be notified about future events (and receive occasional emails from LDEF) please sign up for the mailing list using the form on the home page.
In Christ Alone
90,000 hours in Christ Alone
Speaker: Rodney Green
The conference was opened by Bishop Tim Stevens
St. Martin's House, Leicester
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Saturday 13 September 2014
- 9.00 – 9.30 Coffee and pastries
- 9.30 – 10.00 Welcome and Worship
- Welcome by Michael Broadley (Chair of LDEF)
- Worship, lead by Alison Roche
- Opening Address by Bishop Tim Stevens
- 10.00 – 11.00 Session 1 Rodney Green
- 11.00 – 11.30 Coffee
- 11.30 – 12.30 Session 2 Rodney Green
- 12.30 Vote of thanks
- 12.35 - 13.00 Lunch
Rodney GreenRodney was Chief Executive of Leicester City Council from 1996 - 2008, during which time it won 9 Beacon Council awards for innovation and excellence and became Britain’s first Environment City, first European Sustainable City and first major city to win the EU’s Eco-Management and Audit Scheme accreditation. Leicester is the UK’s most ethnically diverse city and Rodney was appointed by the government to the Migration Impacts Forum to lead aspects of work designed to improve the integration of new arrivals into our communities.
Born in Karachi, he has lived in Thailand, Aden and Ethiopia. He started at the Greater London Council after reading Law and Theology at Cambridge University and has an Honorary LLD from De Montfort University for services to the community.
The author of 90,000 Hours: Managing the world of work, he enjoys speaking about work and faith on radio and at Christian conferences, his own work experience having included spells as a farm hand, a waiter and an encyclopaedia salesman. Rodney is married with two sons. (This information is taken from the A Rocha Website.)
Rodney is one of A Rocha's International Trustee's and has been Chairman of the trustees for St. John's Ambulance since June 2010. Rodney has held more than a dozen non-executive posts including one at the National Space Centre and ministerial appointments on the national advisory panel for the Beacon Scheme.