Archived Posts for Christine Nielsen-Craig

‘Wearing’ Vestments Inside and Out: Aaron Poem by George Herbert

Aaron, Herbert’s lyric contemplation on ‘wearing’ priestly vestements inside and out. Clips from George Herbert and Bemerton discussion on 28 September led by Sarum College Principal James Woodward. Read more

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Paint Me This Way

Transforming Lives Through Portrait Therapy Friday 11 November 2016 to Saturday 7 January 2017 (please note that Sarum College will shut at 4pm on Saturday December 24 and re-open Tuesday, 3 January) Artist, art therapist and researcher Dr Susan Carr presents … Read more

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Congratulations to Sarum Graduates!

Photographs by Ash Mills Photography Each year on Presentation Day students along with their family and friends celebrate achieving their postgraduate qualification from Sarum College. This year’s Presentation Day was held on Saturday 18 June 2016. As part of the … Read more

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Grace Davie: The Future of Implicit Religion

Grace Davie was the keynote speaker for the 2016 Implicit Religion conference held at Sarum College on the weekend of Friday 20 May 2016. Davie’s lecture, The Future of Implicit Religion, was the inaugural Edward Bailey Lecture, in honour of … Read more

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Training Tomorrow’s Lay Leaders

Sarum College trains lay leaders in a variety of ways, one of which is a partnership with Salisbury Diocese. In 2015, 10 candidates for LLM ministry enrolled on our HE Diploma course alongside our ordinands. Several of these LLM students are … Read more

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The Passion Story Revisited, A Reflection

Knee-deep in preparations for Holy Week I had a phone call asking me if I’d like to attend the Poole Passion as a representative of Sarum College. I’d spent the weekend before at Sarum College as part of my ministerial … Read more

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Next Stage of Make-over for Common Room

The next stage in the Common Room make-over has begun. Read more

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A Country Parson for the 21st Century

Sarum College Proposes New Training Pathway for Rural Ministry. Responding to the national call for specialised training for ministers working across the country’s 10,000-plus Anglican rural churches, Sarum College in Salisbury has proposed a new training pathway now under review … Read more

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Not Dead Yet: The Church and our Natural Constituency

Read Sarum College Principal James Woodward on why the elderly are the Church’s natural spiritual constituency in the Autumn issue of Manna from the Diocese of Bath and Wells. Our Natural Constituency by James Woodward Article reproduced with kind permission. … Read more

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Troubling Context: 2015 Niblett Memorial Lecture

Richard Topping, Principal of Vancouver School of Theology was the speaker for the 2015 Niblett Memorial Lecture. The lecture explored the challenges facing Christian witness in Canada and was followed by questions and a discussion between Richard Topping and Peter Selby, formerly … Read more

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