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
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
An article by Professor Philip Sheldrake, who will be leading a seminar on Nurturing Urban Virtues for the Westcott Foundation (Wednesday 24th February 2016, 11am - 4pm). To book a place, contact us, and for more information, click here. Over 80% of the British population now live in urban areas. Since the 1960s British … Continue reading Nurturing Urban Virtues
We had a great day today thinking through some complex but very relevant issues in worship and mission! Click here to read more and download handouts and other shareable resources.
An article by Ally Barrett, Tutor for the Westcott Foundation, who will be leading a seminar on Occasional Worshippers at the Westcott Foundation on 18th November 2015 - there are still places available, please click here for a booking form. The mission literature is as full of terms such as ‘unchurched’ and ‘dechurched’ as it … Continue reading Occasional Worshippers
Westcott House, Cambridge, has long been a place of formation, study, prayer and inspiration for those training for ministry in the Church of England. More recently, we have been delighted also to welcome more independent students, and exchange students from across the globe. Over the past few years we have sought to continue to nourish, inspire, and encourage those … Continue reading Welcome to the Westcott Foundation