“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.
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.
The Cambridge Youthwork Collective is hosting a free seminar on depression and loneliness amongst young people.
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.
Rev Kit Gunasekera (Ridley 2004-2006) was shadowed for a year by photographer Jim Grover as he ministered to his diverse South London congregation.
Redefining Next Generation Economics
On November 7 Faith in Business hosted a seminar at Ridley on Capitalism for the Kingdom. Taking as its starting point Eve Poole's book Capitalism's Toxic Assumptions, the day was an opportunity for business people, policy makers, and ordinands to discuss how to redeem capitalism. Over 30 people attended.
Faith in Business is making good progress with its research project on Christian entrepreneurs.
From July 27 to August 3 Faith in Business Director Richard Higginson was in South Africa, taking part in a business-church initiative called Mining in Partnership: an Empowerment Agenda.
As we launch the Annual Fund appeal for the coming academic year, student Sam Carter tells us about Books Down Day, which is one of the projects that the Annual Fund supports by providing supplies to allow ordinands to take part in College sponsored missionary activity in Cambridge.