The Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford in the UK, will visit SFC during August for two very special events.
2015 Felix Arnott Memorial Lecture
Bishop Cottrell will present the 2015 Felix Arnott Memorial Lecture at SFC at 2.00pm on Tuesday, 4 August. The topic for this lecture will be:
Sharing the Fruits of your Contemplation: An Anglican and Catholic Approach to Evangelism.
Walking to Emmaus: Evangelism, Catechesis and the Apostolic Life.
Earlier that same day (9.00/12 noon), Bishop Cottrell will present a seminar for clergy on “Catholic Evangelism”: Walking to Emmaus: Evangelism, Catechesis and the Apostolic Life.
Stephen Cottrell is Bishop of Chelmsford and was formerly Bishop of Reading. He has worked in parishes in London and Chichester, as Canon Pastor of Peterborough Cathedral, as Missioner in the Wakefield diocese and as part of Springboard, the Archbishop of Canterbury’s evangelism team.
He has written widely on evangelism, spirituality and discipleship. Among his most recent books are a series of Lent and Holy Week meditations, The Things He Carried (2008), a follow up of reflections for Easter Day, The Things He Said (2009), The Nail: Being part of the Passion (2011) and Christ in the Wilderness: Reflecting on the paintings of Stanley Spencer (2012). His best selling, I Thirst (Zondervan) was the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book for 2004.
Other books include, From the Abundance of the Heart: Catholic evangelism for all Christians (DLT); Do Nothing to Change your Life: Discovering what happens when you stop (CHP); Hit the Ground Kneeling: Seeing leadership differently (CHP); He has also written a book of children’s stories, The Adventures of Naughty Nora (BRF).