Living well through the next six months

Living with COVID-19 will be hard for everyone this winter. The Prime Minister has asked us all to observe the Rule of Six. There are lessons and challenges that Christians can draw from this number to help us live well in these times.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

6 Nov The latest C19 updates can be found on a dedicated section of this site. Essential reading for clergy, wardens and church officers.

Emerging from C-19

The journey of recovery will be slower than our journey into lockdown. Part of being a contemplative church will be to reflect carefully on lessons learned. Find out how.

Church at home

Thousands of people are joining our church at home services and thousands more are involved with their local church online. Find out how to join us.

Pathways magazine

The latest edition of Pathways is out now. Issue 5 focusses on the climate emergency. Download the PDF or order one the limited-run print editions for just £1.50 including p&p

Our common vision

We are called to become a more Christ-like Church for the sake of God’s world. The brand-new common vision section of our website has all you need to get started.

Disciples Together

It’s time for the Church to re-engage with children, young people and families. A new report explores how we can embrace change for the benefit of God’s work in the world.

Recent Posts

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    Discovering Prayer Advent Calendar

    Oxfordshire-based Discovering Prayer has created an online Advent calendar to help you enjoy a calmer, more resilient Christmas.

RSS Please Pray For

  • Prayer for: 29th November 2020
    For our Parish Development Advisers as they support lay leaders and clergy; that they would have eyes that notice God at work and ears that hear his voice, and support others in that seeing and hearing. That God would grant grateful and trusting hearts for all leading when the landscape is changing and the future […]

Upcoming Events

Sun 29

ODBE Mission – The Contemplative Toolkit

09 November 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 10 February 2021 @ 4:45 pm
Kidlington England Organiser: Oxford Diocesan Board of Education
Mon 30

Wherever you live, there is a Church of England church that is always there for you through life’s biggest moments – and at other times too. If you’d like a special service, your church offers a warm welcome, friendship, advice and prayer beforehand, on the big day and all the years afterwards.  Discover the new A Church Near You…

Life Events

How the Church can help at important milestones.


Supporting teachers, parents and governors at our church schools


Committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community


Mission & Ministry

Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.