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Safeguarding can be an area of uncertainty and anxiety for us all. Find out how we can all work to ensure children and adults are protected.

Living Waters

Only a few places available to book for the 2018 Clergy Conference – a time of blessing for the clergy of the diocese to be personally refreshed and renewed.

Called to be Christ-like

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.

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Bishop Steven’s Blog

Follow the Bishop of Oxford on Twitter @steven_croft and through his regular blog.

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    • The only way is Ethics
      Developing Artificial Intelligence in the UK   For the past year, I’ve been a member of the House of Lord’s Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence. The Committee of 13 members received 223 pieces of written evidence and took oral sessions from 57 witnesses over 22 sessions between October and December. It has been a fascinating […]
    • Resurrection
      This sermon was delivered by Bishop Steven at the Choral Eucharist on Easter Day (1st April) at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford.  Happy Easter. The Lord is risen. Today is the 1st April and it seems a very good day to announce my plans for a new font and baptistery for the Cathedral and the Diocese […]
  • The Door Newspaper

    The Door is the Diocese of Oxford’s monthly newspaper. Read the latest issue or browse past editions.

    Monthly audio podcast also available.

    Daily Prayer

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    • Prayer for: Tuesday 24th April 2018 24th April 2018
      Marston and Elsfield: Skye Denno, Stephanie Bullock, Joel Denno, David Blair, Ben Knighton and David Cranston. For our benefice youth group, Pulse, that it will continue to be a safe and inviting space for young people to develop their relationship with God in the doing and in the fellowship of being together. For Marston parish […]
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    25 April @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    Head Teacher Recruitment & Succession Planning

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    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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    Supporting teachers, parents and governors at our church schools


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    Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.