News from and for alumni

Welcome to our alumni news pages. For information on opportunities for alumni of the college, please read Alumni benefits. To share your own news with us, submit your news here.

A real white wedding

It's true that there are no guarantees for clement weather for a wedding in March, but as the Daily Mail reported, Ridley-trained (1998-2000) vicar Adrian Copping didn't expect to be rounding up an army of locals with shovels to make a truly white wedding possible in his Welsh parish.

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Ridleian is new Bishop of Blackburn

The current Archdeacon of Dorking, who trained for ministry in the 1970s at Ridley, is to be the new Bishop of Blackburn following the resignation of the Right Revd Nick Reade in October last year.

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Parish group visits incumbent's training college

During the autumn of 2012, College was pleased to host a visit from the parish of Abbots Langley, led by the Revd Brian Hibberd (Ry 1958-60).

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News from Rachel Livesey

Revd Rachel Livesey, who completed her training at Ridley in 2009, has recently taken up a new appointment as Rector of the Watershed Benefice, in the Diocese of Lichfield.

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New Tutor in Christian Doctrine

We are delighted to announce that the Revd Dr Rob McDonald has been appointed as Tutor in Christian Doctrine.

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Ridleian is first South East Asian woman ordained in the C of E

The Church of England's media centre has reported that Eileen Harrop, who graduated in summer 2012 from Ridley, has become the first woman from South East Asia to be ordained in the Church of England.

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News from and for alumni

Welcome to our alumni news pages. For information on opportunities for alumni of the college, please read Alumni benefits. To share your own news with us, submit your news here.

A real white wedding

It's true that there are no guarantees for clement weather for a wedding in March, but as the Daily Mail reported, Ridley-trained (1998-2000) vicar Adrian Copping didn't expect to be rounding up an army of locals with shovels to make a truly white wedding possible in his Welsh parish.

Read more ...

Ridleian is new Bishop of Blackburn

The current Archdeacon of Dorking, who trained for ministry in the 1970s at Ridley, is to be the new Bishop of Blackburn following the resignation of the Right Revd Nick Reade in October last year.

Read more ...

Parish group visits incumbent's training college

During the autumn of 2012, College was pleased to host a visit from the parish of Abbots Langley, led by the Revd Brian Hibberd (Ry 1958-60).

Read more ...

News from Rachel Livesey

Revd Rachel Livesey, who completed her training at Ridley in 2009, has recently taken up a new appointment as Rector of the Watershed Benefice, in the Diocese of Lichfield.

Read more ...

New Tutor in Christian Doctrine

We are delighted to announce that the Revd Dr Rob McDonald has been appointed as Tutor in Christian Doctrine.

Read more ...

Ridleian is first South East Asian woman ordained in the C of E

The Church of England's media centre has reported that Eileen Harrop, who graduated in summer 2012 from Ridley, has become the first woman from South East Asia to be ordained in the Church of England.

Read more ...