Brexit: a Christian response

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Marked Out

A series of events for teenagers exploring a bigger picture of faith. Are you marked out as someone who can make a difference? Find out more.

New resource

Principles of Deep Water Fishing is the fourth study guide to support our common vision to become a more Christ-like Church for the sake of God’s world. Order it here.


Dwelling in the Word can help groups listen to scripture, to each other and to God. This year our dwelling passage is Acts 20.17-38. Download a resource sheet.

Development fund

The deadline for the second tranche of grant applications is January 2020. Over 60 churches applied to for the first round of funding. Find out how you can apply.

Parish planning

Our new Parish Planning Tool supports the mission of your church to become more Christ-like, helping you to see where God is already at work and how you can join in.


Read Bishop Steven’s address to the Festival of Preaching on how Catechesis is central to the ministry of preaching, which is central to the ministry of Christian formation.

News & features

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Daily Prayer

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  • Prayer for: 21st November 2019
    Abingdon Deanery: Helen Kendrick, Henry Scriven, Shirley Northover, Karen Landon, Martin Steel. For the parishes in interregnum at this time, giving thanks for the retired clergy and self-supporting minsters who are supporting them. For the Personal Discipleship Plan mentor training on 23 November run by David Heywood.
Upcoming Events

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.