In conversation with the Principal: A confident future for Ridley

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In March 2019, a review team appointed by the Ministry Division of the Church of England conducted Ridley's six-yearly Periodic External Review (PER). The college received the strongest overall outcome: ‘Confidence’ from the inspection team, who noted a number of Ridley’s qualities. You can read the report here.

In conversation with the Principal

Our new Development Manager, Andrew Chamberlain recently spoke to the Principal, Revd Dr Michael Volland, about the strengths of the college, and the exciting opportunities ahead as we seek to pursue our core aim of preparing men and women for leadership in the Church across ordained and lay ministry.

You can listen to their conversation here:

Michael Volland in conversation with Andrew Chamberlain
Principal Michael Volland in conversation with Development Manager Andrew Chamberlain

Please consider supporting us in our mission

These are exciting times for college. We have a full complement of ordinands in training and our lay ministry courses are flourishing. In addition to specialisms in youth ministry, children's & family ministry and lay pioneer ministry, we have this year launched a new sports ministry course specialism and, guided by the principles of our vision, we are planning new initiatives for the future.

Our supporters play a key role in enabling what we do.

We are sincerely grateful to all those who pray for us and also those who give us financial support. You can find out more about what we do, and how you can support Ridley Hall here: