Archbishop Sentamu: Moule Day 2018

This year’s annual Moule Lecture will be given on Wednesday 6th June by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu on ‘Growing in Wisdom to Proclaim Jesus Christ’.


"Moule Day", as it has come to be known, will be held at Ridley Hall and will begin with music and refreshments from 11am.

Programme for the day

From 11am Arrival, tea & coffee, music & fellowship
11.45am Ridley's Director of Studies Richard Higginson reflects on 27 years at Ridley
12.30pm Buffet lunch
1.30pm Music and fellowship
1.45pm Archbishop Sentamu and the Principal of Ridley in conversation about the future of residential theological training
2.00pm "Growing in Wisdom to Proclaim Jesus Christ" by Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
3.15pm Refreshments and fellowship
3.45pm onwards Departures
4.30pm until 5pm Evening Prayer (Optional)

How to Book

Tickets to the day cost £20 (which includes refreshments and a buffet lunch). Please indicate if you have special dietary requirements when you book. To book for more than one person, simply change the quantity as appropriate on checkout, but be sure to give the name(s) of all attendees when requested.

Book now: Moule Day 2018 (£20 per person)

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Further information

Unfortunately, we are unable to extend an invitation to children, and there is no parking available in the college grounds apart from a few spaces for those persons with mobility needs (please indicate if you have mobility needs when you book). Cars may be left at one of the Park and Rides around the city (see our visitors' page for details).

About the speaker

The Archbishop of YorkJohn Sentamu is the 97th Archbishop of York. He came to the UK having grown up in rural Uganda and spent the first four years of his ministry in Cambridge and Richmond, fourteen years in inner city parishes in South London, six years as Bishop for Stepney and three years as Bishop for Birmingham, two Episcopal areas which each contain some of the poorest and some of the most affluent areas in the country.

During his years as a parish priest, he served on the General Synod and its Standing Committee and other bodies. He was particularly involved in the work of the Archbishop's Commission on Urban Priority Areas, the Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns, the Decade of Evangelism Steering Group, and the Archbishops' evangelism initiative, Springboard.

As Bishop for Stepney, he also served on the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry Team and chaired the Damilola Taylor Murder Investigation Review. His stated priorities for ministry have been 'to seek God's rule of justice, righteousness, peace and love; to be part of God's movement of change, meeting real concerns with real life; to reach out to all by standing at the intersection where human need and God's love meet; being willing to take risks and be vulnerable, the servant of others as Christ was servant of all; and praying constantly, sharing in God's groanings and broken-heartedness for his world.