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  • Follow Bishop Stephen’s pilgrimage!

    Follow Bishop Stephen’s pilgrimage!

    Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford, is on pilgrimage across Northern Spain to Santiago de Compostella. As he follows the pilgrimage route, the Camino del Norte, you can track his

  • Bishop Stephen pays tribute to the late Bishop John Ball

    Bishop Stephen pays tribute to the late Bishop John Ball

    We are saddened to learn of the death of the Right Reverend John Ball, an Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Chelmsford. Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford, has

  • Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Christians are asked: “Is God calling you to ordination?”

    Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Christians are asked: “Is God calling you to ordination?”

    Revd Calvert Prentis, the Assistant Director of Ordinands for Chelmsford Diocese, has issued an invitation to Christians from a Black, Asian or Ethnic Minority background to learn more about a

  • Everyone invited to find a Common Voice at Chelmsford Cathedral on July 23

    Everyone invited to find a Common Voice at Chelmsford Cathedral on July 23

    In response to the instability and anxieties following the referendum vote and the publication of the report on the Iraq War, Chelmsford Cathedral has issued an open invitation to a

  • Bishop: Rebuilding trust in public institutions is a spiritual and moral issue

    Bishop: Rebuilding trust in public institutions is a spiritual and moral issue

    Stephen Cottrell, the Bishop of Chelmsford, has called for the value of seeking the common good, loving and valuing our neighbour as ourselves, to shape our national institutions. “Rebuilding

  • What sort of a nation shall we be? asks Bishop

    What sort of a nation shall we be? asks Bishop

    The Bishop of Chelmsford, Stephen Cottrell, has asked: “Whatever the outcome of Thursday’s referendum, what sort of a nation are we waking up to on Friday? And

  • “Madly generous” parishes thanked by Archdeacon

    “Madly generous” parishes thanked by Archdeacon

    Robin King, the Archdeacon of Stansted, has thanked the parishes of Chelmsford Diocese for their “madly generous” responses to God’s love. The Archdeacon was giving thanks

  • New Schools Adviser announced

    New Schools Adviser announced

    Heather Tetchner has been appointed as Schools Adviser for the Diocesan Board of Education from 1 Sept 2016. Heather joins the team with 27 years experience as a headteacher in Essex schools and