• Week two of our Advent Audio Retreat – Endings
    Published On: November 30, 2022

    Join us in our Advent Audio Retreat series where we remind ourselves that everything is a gift and that God goes on creating – if we only allow the room. Each week [...]

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  • Week one of The end is where we start from – our Advent Audio Retreat
    Published On: November 25, 2022

    Week one of The end is where we start from - our Advent Audio Retreat Join us in our Advent Audio Retreat series where we remind ourselves that everything is a gift [...]

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  • Come and Visit us!
    Published On: October 10, 2022

    If you’re interested in training for ordained ministry at St Augustine’s, but not yet ready to begin the formal application process, we warmly invite you to talk to us as soon as [...]

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  • Weekends at Wychcroft: Christine’s story
    Published On: October 7, 2022

    “One of the things I enjoyed most about my ordination training were weekends at Wychcroft. To me, it felt like our home base. Chris Archer and his team produced wonderful food, and [...]

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  • Memories of the Southwark Ordination Course: Cynthia’s story
    Published On: October 7, 2022

    Alumni share their memories of training for ordination on the Southwark Ordination Course (SOC); now known as St Augustine’s College of Theology. Lifelong friendships made “I have such happy memories of SOC. [...]

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  • Rural Retreats and changing attitudes to women priests: Gaynor’s story
    Published On: October 7, 2022

    After graduating St Augustine’s in 1990, Gaynor pursued her own interpretation of her calling – from establishing spiritual retreats to being the first woman priest in her small parish. “My self-supporting ministry [...]

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  • Finding friends, fellowship and a quiet confidence through ordination training: Dorris’s story
    Published On: October 7, 2022

    Dorris reflects just how her life has been shaped by her experience training with St Augustine’s (then known as the Southwark Ordination Course) in the mid-90s. I was amazed to be recommended [...]

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  • Gaining new insight by training for ordination part-time
    Published On: October 7, 2022

    Nicky trained for ordination part-time as they continued to work in the NHS. They have found that the knowledge gained from one area enriched and complemented their work in the other. “Training [...]

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  • Why be one thing when God is calling us to be two?
    Published On: October 7, 2022

    Chris decided to pursue ordination after a long and fruitful discernment process. After graduating in 2015, he is exploring how he can combine his calling as a minister and his passion for [...]

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  • From “Why me?” to “Why not me?” – a slow discernment process: Sarah’s Story
    Published On: October 7, 2022

    Sarah came to study with us as part of her ordination training through the Chichester Diocese; she graduated in 2015. “My journey to ordination training was one that began with a suggestion [...]

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