Anthea Colledge

Anthea Colledge

Anthea is an ordained Anglican (Church of England) priest and, since 2014, has worked as part of the Christian Chaplaincy team in the University of Sheffield’s Multifaith Chaplaincy Service, where she takes a lead on matters relating to LGBTI+ identities and faith. The Chaplaincy offers individual support, faith-specific activities, and community-building opportunities to all students and staff at the University, including a successful Religion and Belief Tandem Learning Programme to promote dialogue between people from different religious or belief perspectives.  Anthea is also a part-time White Rose College of the Arts & Humanities (WRoCAH) doctoral student at the University of Leeds, researching Christian theologies of mental health. She has academic expertise in practical/contextual theology, mental health, and medical ethics. Anthea was previously a curate in West Leeds and, before ordination, worked in learning disability and mental health services for the NHS and local authority in SW London. Anthea has been a trustee of OneBodyOneFaith since 2017.