Our Annual Fund is used to fund additional developmental courses that build on our holistic training method, which couldn’t be afforded otherwise.
One of the bigger expenditures that the Annual Fund paid for this year was our new servery counter, Tabgha. Your support raised £8,600 in total, over half of the total cost, and allowed us to afford the purchase.
The second ‘Lesslie Newbigin Summer Institute’ took place at Trinity Hall Cambridge in July.
The official launch of the Newbigin Centre for Gospel and Western Culture took place on July 16th as part of the second annual 'Lesslie Newbigin Summer Institute'.
Henry Martyn [1781-1812], the great missionary translator, is commemorated in one of the quatrefoil windows of our Chapel balcony.
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”.
Our Moule Memorial Lecture this year will be given by Revd Dr Christopher J H Wright, an alumnus of Ridley and the International Ministries Director of Langham Partnership International. His lecture is entitled “Declare his glory among the nations: Reading the Old Testament for Mission”.
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.