Archived Posts for Christine Nielsen-Craig

Bishop Alastair Redfern named new Chair of Sarum College Trustees

Sarum College is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rt Revd Dr Alastair Redfern as Chair of Sarum College Trustees. The former Bishop of Derby has expertise in the fields of theology, church history, social justice, clergy training, leadership … Read more

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Congratulations to Sarum Ordinands

‘One of the privileges and delights of our work together in the Sarum Centre for Formation in Ministry is our presence at ordinations,’ says The Rev Canon Professor James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College. ‘These services mark a culmination of … Read more

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Sarum Hosts new Homes for Swifts

Four new nesting boxes tucked under the eaves of Sarum’s East Wing building await Salisbury’s arrival of swifts this year. Swifts have long nested under the eaves of the College’s historic buildings, and elsewhere in the Cathedral Close. Around the country, … Read more

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Kentia, Ficus and Dracaena

Welcome to Kentia, Ficus and Dracaena – three new arrivals adding a bit of lushness to College decor. We’re grateful for these gifts from a generous Friend of Sarum College. Read more

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What Does it Mean to Be Easter People in Salisbury?

In ViaMedia.News (25.03.2018), The Revd Canon Prof James Woodward, Principal of Sarum College, Salisbury writes: In the gospel accounts of the resurrection, there is both fear and joy. Following Jesus is not a protection from the difficulties and challenges that … Read more

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Top tips from Preaching and Personality

We thought we’d share a few nuggets of wisdom from the Preaching and Personality course last week (9 March 2018), led by Paul Burden, Coordinator, Centre for Formation in Ministry. We are not invisible carriers of God’s message. Our personality … Read more

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Ecumenism at Work: Methodists and Baptist Leaders Begin Talks at Sarum

An international delegation of Baptist and Methodist pastors and academics begin a week of talks today at Sarum College representing the culmination of five years’ work. The denominations’ common history and heritage, theological issues, baptism and Christian initiation will be … Read more

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Is the Church of England Ageist?

“In some organisations, but particularly the churches, there can be a tendency to stereotype older people as being resistant to change, lacking creativity, overcautious, slow in judgement making, uninterested in change and difficult to motivate into different ways of looking … Read more

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Congratulations to Dr Jane Shaw on Oxford Appointment

Sarum College offers our warmest congratulations to Jane Shaw on her appointment as Principal of Harris Manchester College. ‘Dr Shaw is a skilled and creative public intellectual with a passion for learning,’ says Canon Professor James Woodward, Sarum College Principal. … Read more

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Professor David Catchpole to Retire

David Catchpole Professor David Catchpole has announced his intention to retire at the end of this academic year as director of the hugely popular Theology Quest and Questions course (TQQ). A New Testament specialist, David has also lectured on Biblical Study Breaks and … Read more

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