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Find out how we can be a more Christ-like Church: contemplative, compassionate and courageous. Includes links to the Beatitudes Study Guide and Abundant Life.

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…

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      Lent begins this year on Ash Wednesday, 14th February, and lasts for 40 days until Easter. Lent began in the early church as 40 days of preparation time for new Christians to prepare for baptism at Easter.  The whole Church started to keep this 40 days to go back to the heart of the gospel […]
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      A couple of weeks ago I had my first experience of “Plough Wednesday”: an annual opportunity to explore rural life and ministry across the Diocese of Oxford.
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      Bicester with Bucknell, Caversfield and Launton: Verena Breed, Ian Biscoe, John Bentley, Peter Wright, Erika Biscoe, Carol Hill, Peter Hill, April Beckerleg, Elizabeth Taylor, Colin Cockshaw, Mary Roe, Christopher Young and Mandy Bentley. For Peter Wright as he prepares to take up his post as team vicar with special responsibility for Bucknell, Caversfield and Launton. […]
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