Faculty and staff news

Paul Weston abseils off church tower

Tutor in mission and climber Paul Weston abseiled off the 13th century tower of St Mary’s church in Gainford, County Durham at the weekend.

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Eeva John honoured by Archbishop

In the months before Eeva John joined the staff team at Ridley, she became one of the first recipients of the Archbishop’s new Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship.

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New Principal Licensed

The new Principal of Ridley Hall, Rev Dr Michael Volland, was licensed by Stephen Conway, the Bishop of Ely at a joyful service on Wednesday 8th February.

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My workstation is my worship station

Director of Faith in Business, the Revd Dr Richard Higginson, featured in a recent Radio 4 Sunday worship service with a theme of "My work station is my worship station".

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Michael Volland appointed Principal

The Board of Trustees of Ridley Hall is pleased to announce that the Revd Dr Michael Volland, our current Director of Context-based Training, has accepted the position of Principal, following the appointment of the Revd Canon Andrew Norman to the new post of Director of Ministry and Mission in the Diocese of Leeds.

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Principal moving to new 'mega-diocese'

The Revd Canon Andrew Norman, Principal of Ridley Hall, has been appointed to the new post of Director of Ministry and Mission in the Diocese of Leeds.

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Entrepreneurs a 'Gift to the Church'

“We need to encourage ministers to create space to allow lay people to act entrepreneurially” said Michael Volland, Director of Context-based Training at Ridley Hall, at the 2016 Germinate Leadership lecture at the Arthur Rank Centre on 17 May. 

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Ridleians in Tough Mudder Challenge!

Our college Sports Deacon (now Senior Student) Danny Driver took the initiative in gathering a group of staff and students to take part in a team-building challenge called Tough Mudder.

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Jo Wells: The New Bishop of Dorking

We are delighted that the Revd Dr Jo Bailey Wells, a current College Council member and former pastoral tutor and lecturer in Old Testament at Ridley is to be the next Bishop of Dorking.

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New Staff Appointment

We are delighted to announce the appointment of the Revd Dr Michael Volland as Director of Context-based Training. His responsibilities will span the training of all Ridley ordinands and iCYM students, as well as the teaching of other Federation students. He will also be working with dioceses and partner agencies in the development of our contextual training. He will move to Cambridge with his family at the end of August.

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Faculty and staff news

Paul Weston abseils off church tower

Tutor in mission and climber Paul Weston abseiled off the 13th century tower of St Mary’s church in Gainford, County Durham at the weekend.

Read more ...

Eeva John honoured by Archbishop

In the months before Eeva John joined the staff team at Ridley, she became one of the first recipients of the Archbishop’s new Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship.

Read more ...

New Principal Licensed

The new Principal of Ridley Hall, Rev Dr Michael Volland, was licensed by Stephen Conway, the Bishop of Ely at a joyful service on Wednesday 8th February.

Read more ...

My workstation is my worship station

Director of Faith in Business, the Revd Dr Richard Higginson, featured in a recent Radio 4 Sunday worship service with a theme of "My work station is my worship station".

Read more ...

Michael Volland appointed Principal

The Board of Trustees of Ridley Hall is pleased to announce that the Revd Dr Michael Volland, our current Director of Context-based Training, has accepted the position of Principal, following the appointment of the Revd Canon Andrew Norman to the new post of Director of Ministry and Mission in the Diocese of Leeds.

Read more ...

Principal moving to new 'mega-diocese'

The Revd Canon Andrew Norman, Principal of Ridley Hall, has been appointed to the new post of Director of Ministry and Mission in the Diocese of Leeds.

Read more ...

Entrepreneurs a 'Gift to the Church'

“We need to encourage ministers to create space to allow lay people to act entrepreneurially” said Michael Volland, Director of Context-based Training at Ridley Hall, at the 2016 Germinate Leadership lecture at the Arthur Rank Centre on 17 May. 

Read more ...

Ridleians in Tough Mudder Challenge!

Our college Sports Deacon (now Senior Student) Danny Driver took the initiative in gathering a group of staff and students to take part in a team-building challenge called Tough Mudder.

Read more ...

Jo Wells: The New Bishop of Dorking

We are delighted that the Revd Dr Jo Bailey Wells, a current College Council member and former pastoral tutor and lecturer in Old Testament at Ridley is to be the next Bishop of Dorking.

Read more ...

New Staff Appointment

We are delighted to announce the appointment of the Revd Dr Michael Volland as Director of Context-based Training. His responsibilities will span the training of all Ridley ordinands and iCYM students, as well as the teaching of other Federation students. He will also be working with dioceses and partner agencies in the development of our contextual training. He will move to Cambridge with his family at the end of August.

Read more ...