Faculty and staff news
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.
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.
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.
A new book by former Bursar of Ridley, Richard Noble, has been published to warm reviews from reviewers and customers alike.
It is with deep sadness, that on behalf of Kate’s family we share the news of her untimely death on Thursday 12 March. She had been living with the knowledge that she had an incurable sarcoma for 18 months, and despite chemotherapy and tough treatment, she maintained a positive spirit and “carried on as normal, as far as that was possible”.
Ridley's Tutor in Christian Life and Thought, Adrian Chatfield, launched Ridley Hall’s early response to Christian Aid week by running the Cambridge Half Marathon on Sunday 8 March 2015 in a personal best time of 1:53.06.
Ridley Hall’s Principal hosted a dinner at Lambeth Palace on 24 January for Christian and Muslim campus leaders from Northern Nigeria, the concluding event in a six-day workshop run by the Tony Blair Faith Foundation.
Ridley's Tutor in Christian Life and Thought, The Reverend Canon Dr Adrian Chatfield, will be speaking on thirteen BBC Local Radio Breakfast Programmes this Sunday.
The Revd Canon David Williams, who serves on Ridley's Council, has been announced as the new Bishop of Basingstoke.