Reading the whole Bible in a week to celebrate 50 years!

Reading the whole Bible in a week to celebrate 50 years!

Christ the King in Kettering is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a unique challenge – reading the whole Bible aloud in the entrance to the church in one week! From tomorrow (Saturday 14th) to Friday 20th September, members of the congregation will gather to read the Bible out loud in half hour shifts. The challenge will […]

Binding up the Brokenhearted

Binding up the Brokenhearted

The Diocese of Peterborough is presenting its first Mental Health Training Day on Saturday 19th October. Entitled ‘Binding Up the Brokenhearted’, the aim of the day is to provide practical advice for local churches to minister more effectively to those with emotional and mental health needs. The guest speaker at the event is Becky Harcourt, […]

On your marks!

On your marks!

This weekend is going to be a busy one for members of Christ the King in Kettering as they prepare to take part in their ‘CtK 2020 Challenge’. A group of five families are aiming to travel from the church to Peterborough Cathedral on Saturday 7th September by cycling, swimming, canoeing and running. We caught […]

Suzanne Rodgers celebrates 30 years of working for the Diocese of Peterborough!

Suzanne Rodgers celebrates 30 years of working for the Diocese of Peterborough!

Congratulations are in order for our Finance Officer Suzanne Rodgers, who celebrated her 30th anniversary of working for the Diocese yesterday (Wednesday 21st August). A surprise celebration was set up for her by her colleagues in the Peterborough office, and as you can see, Suzanne was quite overcome with it! Well done Suzanne – what an amazing […]

Ben Kirk finishes third in World Choral Conducting Competition!

Ben Kirk finishes third in World Choral Conducting Competition!

Ben Kirk, Bass Lay Clerk at the Cathedral (and Acting Secretary to the Bishops’ Office), recently came third in the prestigious World Choral Conducting Competition in Hong Kong. An international field of 12 finalists were whittled down over three rounds by a nine-person jury – including Zoltán Pad, Chief Conductor of the Hungarian Radio Choir, and Leon Shiu-Wai Tong, Founder and President […]

Ancient wells, living water – a reflection from the Bishop of Brixworth

Ancient wells, living water – a reflection from the Bishop of Brixworth

In June we celebrated the 900th anniversary of the original founding of Launde Abbey, now our wonderful retreat and conference centre which we share with the Diocese of Leicester. It was a super weekend of special events involving our own Bishop Donald and Bishops Martyn and Guli from Leicester. The choirs of both cathedrals sang […]

A celebratory end to the year for our interns and apprentices

A celebratory end to the year for our interns and apprentices

There was a joyful atmosphere at the Cathedral on Tuesday (16th July) as the Diocese’s 11 Echo interns and Xpect apprentices came together for an end-of-year worship, Eucharist and celebration service. 40 people attended the event in the Cathedral’s North Transept. Revd Canon Tim Alban Jones, Vice Dean and Chaplain to the Bishop of Peterborough, […]

A joyful day at Peterborough Cathedral for the 2019 Ordination services

A joyful day at Peterborough Cathedral for the 2019 Ordination services

Last Sunday (15th July) was a very happy day at Peterborough Cathedral as the Ordination of Priests and Deacons services took place. The Cathedral was packed out at both 11am and 4pm to see six curates and eight ordinands make their ordination vows before family, friends and God. The six curates ordained as priests were […]

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