Edition 168: The next Bishop of Bradwell, the Ven Adam Atkinson to be consecrated at Westminster Abbey
25 September 2023
In this edition: A reflection on Harvest, Bishop of Bradwell's consecration, Priest ordinations, Bishop Guli housing round table, Bishop Roger's statement on Government environment policy, Change to Chelmsford Cathedral service times, Archdeacon Robin farewell service and collection reminder, Community Organising online gathering with Angus Ritchie, Climate justice is racial justice - webinar, Free parish share leaflets - order deadline this week, St Mary's Walthamstow wins London in Bloom award!
Edition 167: A reflection on forgiveness
18 September 2023
In this edition: A reflection on forgiveness by our Diocesan Lay Ministry Adviser, Bishop Guli visits housing projects in the South West, Free Parish Share Leaflets, Essex County Harvest Festival - this Sunday, The Keene Lectures return to Chelmsford Cathedral, Season of Creation Webinar on the Amazon, Table Top fun in Hornchurch.
Edition 166: Eighteen new Deacons ordained
11 September 2023
In this edition: A reflection from our Director of Ordinands, 18 new deacons ordained, the Revd John Fry to become Area Dean of Epping Forest and Ongar, new Bishop's Chaplain licensed, Consecreation of the Bishop of Bradwell - places available, Parish Share 2024 - assessments sent and free leaflets for parishes, RAAC update, Climate Change in Kenya - webinar this Wednesday, Recapturing Joy - Pleshey Retreat, Dealing with anxiety and challenging days with Kintsugi Hope's Patrick Regan OBE.
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Edition 165: Let Justice and Peace Flow
4 September 2023
In this edition: A reflection for the start of the Season of Creation, Looking ahead to the ordination of Deacons, Bishop Guli's reflection on change for BBC Essex, RAAC in church buildings - guidance update, Trussell Trust Harvest resources, Being alongside - new grants for community mental health support, Commission on the Integration of Refugees survey, Good new story - Kat's path to ordination.
Edition 164: Who do you say that Jesus is? A reflection from Bishop Lynne.
29 August 2023
In this edition: A reflection from Bishop Lynne, new Archdeacons of Chelmsford and Stansted, Archdeacon Robin's farewell, Annual Safeguarding thanksgiving service, General Synod by election result, Season of Creation and Black History Month events start next week, Link Diocese celebrates 200th anniversary of cathedral church.
Edition 163: 60th Anniversary of Martin Luther King’s I have a dream speech - a reflection by the Revd Sharon Quilter
21 August 2023
In this edtion: Our Racial Justice Officer reflection on the 60th anniversary of Martin Luther King's 'I have a dream' speech, Black History Month and Season of Creation resources, Rural Churches Forum, Energy Footprint Tool deadline next week, Vacancies at the Diocesan House of Retreat, Youth Synod Hub - change of time, Good news story- from Sheep Farmer to Deacon.
Edition 162: New Youth Synod Hubs
14 August 2023
In this edition: New Youth Synod Hubs, introducing Season of Creation and Black HIstory Month and Diocesan Confirmations this November,
Edition 161: Energy Footprint Tool Deadline Extended
31 July 2023
In this edition: A reflection by Piers Northam LLM, Bishop's Lent Appeal 2023 - thank you, Bishop Roger talks to BBC Essex about his new role as Chair of the Diocesan Board of Education, Safeguarding Thanksgiving Service to take place on 16 October, new GMH/UKME leaders' network, Energy Footprint Tool deadline extended to 31 August, The View during August, Good News Story from the Chelmsford Diocese Estate Churches Network.
Edition 160 - Pupils gather at Chelmsford Cathedral to mark the end of the school year
24 July 2023
In this edition: Pupils gather at Chelmsford Cathedral to mark the end of the school year, a reflection from Bishop Roger, Friends of Chelmsford Cathedral AGM and the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals Awards.
Edition 159 - The Revd Canon Janet Nicholls appointed Deputy Lieutenant of Essex
17 July 2023
In this edition: A reflection by the Revd Dr Sara Batts-Neale, the Revd Canon Lee Batson appointed as Dean of Newcastle, Bishop Guli speaks to Radio 4 about the Government's Illegal Migration Bill, the Revd Canon Janet Nicholls appointed as a Deputy Lieutenant of Essex, Estate Churches Network Summer Gathering, Creationtide 2023 - climate justice and racial justice, Ordinations 2023 - correction to start time of Colchester service to ordain priests, Collette Dorgu to become Church Army Evangelist.
Edition 158 - Holy Land Pilgrimage
10 July 2023
In this edition: A reflection from the Revd Rob Merchant, Diocesan Holy Land Pilgrimage, fundraising for the Royal Marsden in memory of Bishop John Wraw, Carbon Net Zero Action Plan, Heritage Trust Network Webinar, Graduation photos: Course in Christian Studies + Courses in Local Evangelism, Spirtual Compansionship and Pastoral Care.
Edition 157 - Reflections on the Climate Crisis
3 July 2023
In this edition: Reflections on the Climate Crisis, Bishop Roger to become Chair of the Chelmsford Diocesan Board of Education, Ordinations 2023, Course in Christian Studies, Bishop Guli speeches to the House of Lords on the Illegal Migration Bill, Find your Voice Youth Conference, Archdeacon Robin's Retirement Collection, Harwich Team Ministry on BBC Essex.