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Celebration of Lay Ministry 2019

Location Chelmsford Cathedral
Date Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 10:30am - 3:15pm
Duration   4 hours, 45 minutes
Contact Name Rev Dr Elizabeth Jordan

Our Celebration of Lay Ministry day will take place on Saturday 12 October, and is an occasion on which we celebrate all manner of lay ministry together with the licencing and commissioning of those who have completed their training.

This year we are very pleased to welcome Professor Keith Fox, a leading contemporary lay Anglican voice in the dialogue of science and faith. Keith Fox is a Reader in the diocese of Winchester, the Professor of Biochemistry at Southampton University and the Associate Director of the Faraday Institute which promotes conversation between science and religion. 

All events will take place in the Cathedral and the pattern of the day will be as follows:

  • 10.30-11.45am:   The service of re-affirmation of vows, licensing of new LLMs and welcome to those who have joined this diocese.
  • 12.15 – 1.15pm:   Presentation by Professor Keith Fox
  • 1.15 – 2.00pm:     Lunch break – please bring your own lunch, drinks will be available.
  •  2.00 – 3.15pm:   The service of celebration and commissioning of lay ministries where the new Pastoral Assistants, Evangelism Enablers, Newham evangelists, Prayer Companions, Pioneer ministers and Authorised Local preachers.will be prayed for and commissioned.

You are very welcome to join us.

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