Chelmsford Cathedral
Breakfast with the Bible

An opportunity to delve deeply into the Bible with others on a Sunday morning, over breakfast.

Breakfast with the Bible meets on Zoom from 8.45am to 9.30am. If you would like to join the sessions, please email Canon Imogen Nay on for the Zoom code each week.

Breakfast with the Bible is led by various members of the Cathedral congregation, lay and ordained. It includes time for discussion as well as some teaching input from the leaders.

All are very welcome - you do not need to be an expert in the Bible. It is a space to read Scripture together and grow in faith.

A new series began on 17th January on the theme of MERCY.  

January 17th  -  The Dean, The Very Rev'd Nicholas Henshall

'Mercy triumphs over judgment” (James 2.13) and

“All of us make many mistakes” (James 3.2).

Notes are available here.

January 24th  - Dr. Linda Brown Easton

‘Kyrie Eleison’ (Lord, Have Mercy) using Psalms 51:1-2 and Luke 18:13-14.  Click here for notes to accompany the study.

January 31st - the Rev'd Dr Paul Beasley-Murray

“Blessed are the merciful for they will receive mercy” (Matt 5.7) + the parable of the unmerciful servant in Matthew 18.  Notes can be read here.

February 7th - The Rev’d Canon Imogen Nay

The woman caught in adultery, John 8.

February 14th - The Rev’d Kate Moore

Psalm 103 verses 11-12  Notes to accompany the study.

February 21st - Dr. Nick Easton

Exodus 33 & 34 God declares his nature to Moses.  Notes are available here.

February 28th - Gary Fleming, cathedral ordinand

March 7th - Sarah Moss, cathedral ordinand

Another look at the Parable of the Unmerciful Servant

March 14th - The Rev’d Jackie-Dee Thornton

March 21st - Dr Gervase Vernon

The Parable of the Prodigal Son 



Recommended Reading: ‘The name of God is mercy’ Pope Francis, which can be accessed online:



Series on GIFTS

November 8th - Dr Linda Easton - The gift of Friendship 

For notes to accompany the presentation click here.

November 15th - The Very Revd Nicholas Henshall

November 22nd - The Revd Kate Moore - The gift of Peace

November 29th – Dr Nick Easton - The gift of Grace

December 6th - The Revd Canon Imogen Nay - Charisms - God's gifts to us

December 13th - Revd Dr Paul Beasley-Murray - Ephesians 4

December 20th – The Gift of Scripture - starting at 8.45am this week.

Two week break over Christmas and the New Year

January 10th 2021 – Gary Fleming, complementary gifts. Exodus 4:10-16


Previous study series.


September 6th  -Revd Dr Paul Beasley-Murray - Ecclesiastes 3.1-15

September 13th - The Revd Kate Moore - study notes

September 20th - Canon Imogen Nay - Deuteronomy Chapter 35

September 27th - Dr Nick Brown - Expelled from Eden

October 4th - Gary Fleming - Nehemiah Chapters 2 & 3

October 11th - Dr Linda Easton - Mark Chapter 4Slide 6: Sea of Galilee  Slide 8: Construction of boat

October 18th - The Very Revd Nicholas Henshall - Genesis 32

November 1st - The Revd Jackie-Dee Thornton


Further Bible Study

The Law and the Covenant

Reflections from Dean Nicholas Henshall on the Law and Covenant.  Click here to discover more.  There are also some additonal notes to accompany.  An audio version is also available.


Growing in Faith 

Why not sign up to the weekly 'Growing in Faith'? It includes Sunday Bible readings, reflections on the Bible, faith, discipleship and much more. 


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