with Revd Canon Martin Seeley
Martin is an experienced teacher and priest. He will share with is some of his views on ministry and the direction it is going. He will also talk about church and some of his views on the essence of what it means to be church and the challenge we face.
Martin has been Principal of Westcott House since September 2006. For the previous ten years he had served as vicar of the Isle of Dogs, a large east London parish in the liberal catholic tradition.
Prior to this Martin was a selection secretary and secretary for continuing ministerial education at the Advisory Board of Ministry. He served from 1980 to 1990 in the US, first as curate at the Church of the Epiphany in New York City and as assistant director of Trinity Institute at Trinity Wall Street, and then as Director of the Thompson Center, an ecumenical continuing education centre in St Louis. He served his title in England, in Scunthorpe.
Martin read geography and then theology at Jesus College, Cambridge, and then spent a year at Ripon College Cuddesdon, before being awarded the English Fellowship at Union Theological Seminary in New York where he studied social ethics. His interests currently concern the relationship between the eucharist, ethics and social ministry, and homiletics. He was installed as an Honorary Canon of Ely Cathedral in January 2008.
Martin is Bishop elect of the Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich.
*Bishop Tim will be writing to Anglican clergy in advance of this event and asks them to put it in their diary.
10am Coffee, 10.30am Start, 4pm Finish.
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