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Cranmer Hall, St John’s College,

3 South Bailey, Durham DH1 3RJ

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The next Free to Be event will take place on the evening of Sunday 19 January 2014 at Durham Cathedral. Free to Be is a contemplative worship event with lots of space and opportunity to wander the candlelit cathedral. There is the chance to join in with a simple Eucharist during the evening. Doors open around 7.15 and the event finishes at 9pm. […]
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                What is Step Forward? A day for anyone aged 18 to 30 considering ordained ministry in the Church of England. There will be: Time for worship, prayer and Bible study An opportunity to find out what being ordained is really like – its highs and lows Space to look at your own […]
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  The Centre for Church Growth Research in partnership with the University of London’s Institute of Historical Research is organising an academic colloquium on church growth and decline in contemporary London. The one day colloquium will be held at the Institute’s rooms in Senate House, off Russell Square, London, on Friday 2 May 2014. London has seen both dramatic church […]
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On Thursday 31 October Staff and students at Cranmer Hall celebrated the opening of Etchell’s House. The building, a large Georgian property located on South Bailey in the heart of Durham, has been completely refurbished to provide office and teaching space suitable for the demands of theological education in the twenty first century. Etchells House will be the new base […]
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Next Event – Sunday 20th October    Free to Be is an ‘after hours’ contemplative worship event that includes space to think and pray, a simple Eucharist and plenty of opportunity to explore a candlelit Durham cathedral. The event is hosted jointly by the cathedral chapter and the staff and ordinands at Cranmer Hall. The next date is Sunday 24 November. Entry is free. Doors […]
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Cranmer and the Eucharist: New Light on Old Issues Public Lecture by Rev. Canon Dr. Ashley Null Join us to mark the opening of Etchells House, number 16 South Bailey – so named in honour of Dr. Ruth Etchells, former Principal 1979 – ‘88 St John’s College, Durham. Etchells House is the new base for Cranmer Hall, the Wesley Study […]
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  Atheism, Religious Belief and Intelligence  Following a recent paper published by two Psychologists from the University of Rochester (Zuckerman and Silberman) who conclude that religous adherents are less intelligent than atheists, the BBC invited the Reverend Kate Bruce to share her thoughts on this latest study. The program interviews Kate in the historic grounds of St John’s College before […]
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 A major conference on church growth in Britain will be held at St Johns College, Durham on the 12th and 13th September 2013. It is entitled Towards a Theology of Church Growth and includes contributions from a range of leading scholars from a wide range of traditions, including: Prof Alister McGrath – Kings College, London Revd Dr Graham Tomlin – […]
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