About Simone

An Italian abroad, I moved to Colchester to study at the University of Essex, where I completed a BSc Genetics. I am now studying Practical Theology with the Congregational Federation. I help the Church as the website admin and the Youth, Students & International Pastor. I also help Justin run the University Congregational Chaplaincy, and volunteer for St John Ambulance.Ask me about: Peace Theology, Anabaptism.

Ethical Living Tips

As part of our commitment to become a more responsible community and church, we recently used the Abundant Life Bible study series produced by the Congregational Federation and CWM, which covers topics such as living well with others, with the environment, and ethical money. During our Bible studies some really […]

Simone’s Step Challenge

It seems that charitable fundraising is spreading in our congregation this Summer! Simone is raising money for St John Ambulance as part of a national fundraising event called “Every Step Counts”. St John Ambulance provides first aid training, first aid cover, and helps the NHS Ambulance Service.

Modern Since the Seventies

Already in the 1970s Congregationalists knew what pressing answers the Church refused to answer, this excerpt from the flier “Forward into the Seventies” – which was written during the difficult time of the Congregational-Presbyterian union – shows the modern insights that were present amongst Congregationalists. (excerpt from “The History of the […]