Sermon preached at Great St Mary's Church, Cambridge, on Gaudete Sunday, the third Sunday of Advent by Wim Kuiper, a Westcott Ordinand from the diocese of Europe. Today, the third Sunday of Advent is in the church known as Gaudete Sunday, Sunday of Joy. The name is taken from a Bible verse that says ‘Rejoice in the Lord always’. … Continue reading Ordinand Sermon – Advent 3
1st year ordinand and doctoral student Peter Heath reflects on his formational journey so far in relation to the message of St John the Baptist. Saint John the Baptist, Carlo Crivelli 1476 (Permission for use under Creative Commons license - property of the National Gallery) “The voice of one crying out in the wilderness:‘Prepare the … Continue reading Ordinand Reflection for Advent 2
Rachael Gledhill writes about her time spent with the Delhi Brotherhood this summer as part of Westcott's exchange program.
Sermon preached by The Principal Closing Eucharist of the Easter Term Westcott House, Cambridge Thursday 14 June 2018 Readings: 1 Kings 18: 41-end; Matthew 5: 20-26 “Christopher sets the lowest standards and consistently attains them.” Mathematics. Easter term, 1978. It was not the most glittering of my school reports. More biting perhaps even than … Continue reading Closing Sermon of the Easter Term
Each year at Westcott House, we honour our leaving students, who are about to be ordained to the diaconate, with a Eucharist at which their stoles are blessed and handed to them in front of the community. In a sense it acts as both a commissioning from the Community, and an opportunity for those in … Continue reading Leavers’ Celebrations Video
It is a great pleasure to publish the programme for this year's Westcott Foundation. As ever, there is a range of study days to resource church leaders in worship and mission, preaching and pastoral ministry, drawing on the riches of the church's tradition to enable engagement with the contemporary context. You can download study day programme here: Westcott … Continue reading Westcott Foundation 2016-17 Programme
by Revd Prof Dr. Michael Fass (Senior Research Fellow, Westcott Foundation) Introduction This article is about the way that those who do not take a Stipend from the Church can reflect on their roles and responsibilities and the way that the Church can respond to them. It is written from an Anglican perspective but its content … Continue reading Responsibility Without Authority