Christians in Science


CiS Manchester: The Manchester Science and Philosophy Group aims to provide an opportunity for those in and around the Manchester area to discuss science and faith in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Each meeting will have a short talk followed by plenty of time for questions and discussion over coffee.

The group meet in the Oxford Room, St. Peter’s House, Oxford Road, Manchester. M13 9GH    (For those who came to meetings last year, this is in the same building, but downstairs.)  All these events are free, and you don’t need to book, but do put them in your diaries!
For more details please e-mail the secretary at

Upcoming Events

‘Engage Science’ Events 2017
For 6 weeks starting on 27th February, Costa Coffee in Wilmslow will be the setting for Monday evening “Engage Science” events.
These will start at 7.30 p.m. for a 30-minute presentation followed by discussion.
20 March     Creation and the Building Blocks of Organic Life – Prof David Watts
27 March     Has Science made God Redundant? – Mr David Land
3 April     Understanding the Argument from Design – Dr Henk Alting

Wednesday 3rd May
The Interstellar Church of Tomorrow
Dr Gavin Merrifield will consider extraterrestrial intelligence, artificial intelligence and Christianity
The Oxford Room in St Peter’s House, Oxford Rd Manchester.

Gavin has a background in physics originally, but has spent his career in biomedicine and biology. He has researched a broad range of topics ranging from brain imaging techniques to the hearts of spiders and zebrafish. Gavin has also actively been involved in science outreach especially in the area of science and Christianity. His particular interests are in the impact of future technologies and discoveries on both Christian theology and the life of the Church. He is a Trustee and committee member of the Science and Religion Forum.
* 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. (* please note return to normal time)


PDF version of flyer available


For details of previous talks please click here.