A message from the Chair

Reflection from the Chair – The Venerable Carol Coslett

“The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree, so that the birds of the air come and make nests in its branches.’ (Matthew 13: 31-32)

All of you working in Church schools will be encouraging your pupils to fulfill their own potential, to help them grow in knowledge, confidence and faith.

They need a safe space to grow in the knowledge of God’s love. We need to work as a partnership between School, Church and Community.

As Archdeacon, I have a special responsibility for the Board of Education and the DDAT.  

I am a firm believer in the power of education to make a difference and release the inner potential of our young people so they lead full and enriching lives.

We can all play a part in sowing seeds for the Kingdom of God, and I hope as I work with you that we can truly nurture the smallest of seeds and see them grow so all children of God realise their potential growing in Faith, Hope and Love.

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For SatNav directions, please use DE1 3DR. However, please note that the car park behind Derby Church House (Derby Cathedral Car Park) is contract only Monday-Friday and so unavailable to visitors. Paid parking is available at Chapel Street Multistorey Car Park (DE1 3GU), Park Safe (Bold Lane) DE1 3NT and the Assembly Rooms Car Park (DE1 3AF). Derby Cathedral Car Park is available as paid parking on Saturdays and Sundays.


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