Reformation Society

Autumn Conference

If the trumpet give an uncertain sound …

The Priority of



Wycliffe Hall, Oxford

September 1st – 3rd, 2015

Cost: £125.00       Full-time Students: £62.50

Dr. D.A. Scales, General Secretary,

Protestant Reformation Society

15 Grange Court, Cambridge, CB3 9BD



Arrive TUESDAY afternoon (not before 2.00 p.m., please)

4.00 Tea

4.45 First Session *
The Teaching and Practice of Our Lord
The Rev. Dr. R.T. Beckwith, M.A., B.D., D.D.
(formerly Warden, Latimer House, Oxford;
Vice-President of P.R.S.;
Chairman of P.R.S. Executive Committee)

6.30 Dinner

7.45 Second Session
Apostolic Preaching
The Rt. Rev. E.J. Malcolm
(Presiding Bishop, Church of England (Continuing);
Minister, St. Mary’s Episcopal Chapel,
Castle Street, Reading)

9.10 Evening Prayer

9.45 Hot Drinks


7.45 Morning Prayer

8.30 Breakfast

9.45 Third Session
The Eclipse of Preaching in the Middle Ages
Mr. Peter Buxton, B.Sc.

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Fourth Session
The Restoration of Preaching – The Reformation

Dr. D.A. Scales, B.A., Ph.D.
(General Secretary of P.R.S.)

12.45 Lunch

4.00 Tea

5.00 The Lord’s Supper, with The Sermon
Preacher: The Rev. J.F. Dunn
(formerly Vicar of St. Martin and St. Paul, Tipton)

6.30 Dinner

7.45 Fifth Session
The Evangelical Awakening of the Eighteenth Century

Dr. G.M. Ella,
B.A., Fil.Kand., B.D., M.A., Dr.Phil., Dr. Theol.
(Vice-President of P.R.S.)

9.10 The Litany

9.45 Hot Drinks


7.45 Morning Prayer

8.30 Breakfast

9.45 Sixth Session
Spurgeon and Preaching in the Nineteenth Century
Mr. J.B. Dearing, B.A.
(Secretary, Branches Representative Council, Prayer Book Society)

11.00 Coffee

11.30 Seventh Session
The Need of the Present Time
The Rt. Rev. Dr. D.N. Samuel, M.A., Ph.D.
(President of P.R.S.)

12.45 Lunch


* Each session will include a lecture, and some opportunity for questions
and discussion.

Accommodation is in single bedrooms and twin bedrooms; many rooms have a hand
wash basin. There are no ground-floor rooms and no en-suite facilities.

Please send a deposit of £25 per person.      Please book by August 7th.

Wycliffe Hall is at 54 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6PW. It is 15 minutes from the
train and bus stations and within walking distance of the centre of Oxford.

There are car-parking facilities in the Hall’s grounds.

There are special rates for children under 14 years of age.

Non-resident members of the Conference are welcome: they must apply
beforehand. There is a non-resident conference fee of £15.00 per day (£30 for
the whole conference). There is a charge for non-residents of £8.00 for lunch,
£8.00 for dinner, or £15 for both; meals must be ordered beforehand.

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