We asked Bishop Rachel about some of the challenges of female leadership; where her confidence comes from, and how she responds to things like the #metoo movement
My vocation: Ed’s story
Following our series of ordinations stories, we met with Revd Ed Sauven to hear a little about his own extraordinary story…
My vocation: Helkias’s story
“I think God calls people to be Plumbers, Nurses, Architects, just as much as He calls people to be Ordained.” We met up with Helkias Mapimhidze to hear his story
My vocation: Joy’s story
Joy Ludlow tells us why she got ordained; “It’s not really anything that I planned!”.
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After a weekend of inspiring, joyous services at Gloucester Cathedral, we welcome ten brand new priests, and seven new deacons!
My vocation: Jo’s story
The Revd Jo Pestell shares her story of why she got ordained; “For me, even in the times when I’m like; “God, you don’t exist!”, I’ve just felt deeply withinContinue reading
How long do you really want to live?
This week the news broke that despite the fact that our life expectancy has been rising for the last 100 years it has now stopped rising. The report describes howContinue reading
Why I got ordained: Frances’ story
“I think during very very difficult times… I’m a single mother …those moments, God has to work with me, and its worked well. Having twins on your own and goingContinue reading
Caroline’s vocation story
Have you had that feeling that God is calling you, but you think it can’t be true?
Inspiring our leaders to help young people explore their gifts and callings
Leaders of young people gathered at Bishopscourt from around the Diocese to celebrate their work together and hear a vision for future ministry and vocation from Bishop Rachel. As wellContinue reading
The Revd Pauline Godfrey tells us why she was ordained
It’s hard to imagine how much has changed for those living through the unrest in Syria. Not so long ago families went shopping, lived in houses with all mod-cons andContinue reading
Reigning and Serving
The nation has offered its congratulations to the Queen as she celebrates her 90th birthday. Staunch republican and labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was glad to add his good wishes, whileContinue reading
New vicar ‘licensed to play’
Joanne Wetherall is new Children and Families Officer