A vibrant and diverse evangelical Christian community.

‘By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established’  Proverbs 24:3

Cranmer Hall, St John’s College,

3 South Bailey, Durham DH1 3RJ


The Centre for Church Planting Theology and Research exists to tell the theological story of the Church Planting movement across the Church of England through quality theological reflection on original empirical research. We are hosting a series of webinars in 2023-24 on the theology of church planting. More details on the series can be found here. Our first webinar will […]
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Are you a young woman exploring Ordination in the Church of England? Then this conference is for you! Named, Known and Called Saturday 24 November 2018 10am-4.30pm at Cranmer Hall, St John’s College, Durham. There are five seminars: Combining ministry and family life How do I become a vicar? Singleness and ministry The life of a parish priest & a curate Young […]
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‘Reading Bonhoeffer for the Life of the Church’ will gather people interested in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, both scholarly specialists and church practitioners. The plenary papers will offer close readings of Bonhoeffer’s texts but with applied, church-related questions in mind. We are seeking a fresh perception of the value of Bonhoeffer for a contemporary context, and one which may enliven church practice […]
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‘Explore Day’ Friday 7 October 2016: Religion and Well Being Leech Hall, St Johns College, Durham Cranmer Hall and St John’s College Durham are delighted to welcome Nick Spencer from the noted thinktank, Theos – alongside Professor Walter Moberly and the Revd Helen Thorpe who will be leading a day entitled ‘Religion and Well Being’ on Friday 7 October. ‘Well […]
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Following the success of the last conference, Cranmer Hall is delighted to announce the date of the second Named, Known and Called day conference for women exploring ordination. Seminars, worship and spending a day thinking, praying and exploring calling. Speakers include Revd Lis Goddard (co-author of The Gender Agenda) Rt. Revd Alison White, the Bishop of Hull, Revd Dr Kate […]
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