In the News
Posted on 06 March 2013
On the night before he died, Jesus shared a meal with his friends and as he broke and shared the bread and poured out the wine.
Posted on 20 December 2012
Following the recent vote in General Synod on ‘Women Bishops’ in November the Bishop of Chelmsford, Rt. Revd Stephen Cottrell is calling the Diocese of Chelmsford together for a Day of Prayer on Thursday 10 January 2013 for the Mission and Unity of God’s Church.
Posted on 08 November 2012
‘I was thrilled to finally be confirmed. I was awe-struck by the way it was set up and how many people were involved in which was a very special night for me and others. It was a great experience to meet Bishop Stephen, and a night to remember’.
Bishop Stephen visits High Beach for confirmations.
Posted on 09 October 2012
“How we treat animals speaks volumes about how we view ourselves.”
Posted on 05 October 2012
Bishop Stephen recently spoke at the national congress for Theologians of the EKD.
Posted on 14 September 2012
Writing to General Synod members in Chelmsford Diocese about the decision of the House of Bishops’ meeting on women bishops this week, the Bishop of Chelmsford, Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell has said: “I think we have found a genuine place of acceptable compromise.”
Posted on 14 July 2012
Bishop Stephen hosted a Summer Dinner at his home on 14 July 2012 to celebrate the start of a fundraising appeal to refurbish and renew the Pleshey House of Retreat.
Posted on 13 July 2012
Bishop Stephen hosted a hog roast on 13 July 2012 in the garden of his home in Margaretting in aid of the Homeless Action Resource Project (HARP)
Posted on 25 June 2012
Five doves have been released from the west door of Chelmsford Cathedral by the Bishop of Chelmsford, Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell following a special service for the forthcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Posted on 20 June 2012
With springtime as his inspiration, the Right Reverend Stephen Cottrell encourages us to renew our lives and our love of God in his latest video blog.