JEAN VANIER, Director of Varch communities for the mentally handicapped vein be a principal speaker at Britain's first minor congress of Christian communities. from Sept. I I to 16 at 1\"est hill and Wciod brook e ( oIbe tes. Selly Oak. Birmingham.
I Icw ill he leading plenary ses
sions the theme of community as a ',Lux of healing, celebration and true living.
Among the 2511 represent:1[1%c, of Christian communities will he
members of Corryincela. The Grail, Post Green and lona. It is hoped that hoe long-established and new groups will share experiences acid also those in the same geographical aredS.
enteen worksholss are to Lan CT tillbitteia such :.1.S drama. prayer and serving local populations.
The organisers believe that communities are pioneering spiritual and social mosements ,..,ipable of practieitl application in the rest 01 st)Ciety.