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Cranmer Hall, St John’s College,

3 South Bailey, Durham DH1 3RJ

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Students and staff members at Cranmer Hall are delighted that the Revd Libby Lane will be consecrated as the Bishop of Stockport on Monday 26th January 2015 in York Minster.  Libby trained for ordination at Cranmer Hall between 1991 and 1993. Cranmer was the first Anglican college to train women for ministry and we are now looking to the future as we […]
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Cranmer Hall is delighted that Downing Street have today announced that the new Bishop of Stockport – and the first woman bishop in the Church of England – will be the Revd Libby Lane, currently Vicar of St Peter’s, Hale, and St Elizabeth’s, Ashley. Libby trained for ordination at Cranmer Hall between 1991 and 1993. Cranmer was the first Anglican […]
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17 April 2015, 10.15 am to 4.15 pm St Johns College, Durham An interdisciplinary research conference on new churches founded in the North East of England since 1980, based on a research project funded by the William Leech Foundation. A significant number of new congregations have been founded in the North East of England in recent decades. The conference explores the […]
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Step Forward 2015 is a day event for anyone aged between 18 and 30 who is considering ordained ministry in the Anglican Church. ‘Step Forward’ is to be held on Saturday 7th March 2015 from 11.00 am – 4.00 pm at Bishopthorpe, York. The event is free, and will include: a keynote address from Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York; worship; […]
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After months of planning, the last week of November saw the launch of the Transformation Project at St. John’s and Cranmer.  The intention of the week was twofold: firstly to open up a conversation about the meaning of transformation, personally and socially, and secondly to give an opportunity to artists of every type within the college to communicate their view […]
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On Wednesday 29 October 2014 students from Cranmer Hall were sent out in pairs from college with the following brief: ‘Go, and as you go proclaim the Kingdom!’ The fifth annual micromission took place in the slot allocated for the weekly mission and evangelism lecture and stories from the day can be found on the micromission blog  https://mikromission.wordpress.com
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A new book to be published by Ashgate in June 2015 comes from a conference organised by Cranmer’s Centre for Church Growth Research. Towards a Theology of Church Growth includes chapters by leading scholars from a wide range of traditions including Alister McGrath, Sr Benedicta Ward, Graham Tomlin and Miranda Threlfall Holmes. The volume is a mix of Biblical studies, […]
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A pioneering project has been launched to train new vicars out in hard-hit former North East coalfield communities, experiencing the challenges faced while also helping to increase congregations in the area’s churches. The five-year Church of England-led East Durham Mission Project brings together nine parishes, all in the East Durham area of the Diocese of Durham and in coalfield communities […]
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