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How to dwell in the Word

Dwelling in the Word is a process that many of us are using to listen to scripture, to each other and to God. Download the Colossians worksheet to find out more.

Flourishing in ministry

Our new Flourishing in Ministry resources provide advice and support for lay and ordained ministers, including real-life case studies from around the diocese.


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.

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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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    • Discovering what God is doing and joining in
      Our view of the universe is becoming smaller. One of the reasons is light pollution. There is so much wasted light now in urban and suburban areas that we can no longer see the night sky. We are so blinded by the artificial light that our view of the heavens is limited. The post Discovering […]
    • Love wins
      It is very good to be here. Thank you for the music. Thank you for all that is invested in giving glory to God through choirs across the Diocese and through the Royal School of church music. What do you think is at the centre of the universe? The excellent new Dr Who last week […]
  • Daily Prayer

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    • Prayer for: Saturday 20th October 2018 20th October 2018
      Wantage Deanery: Jason St John Nicolle and Hugh Rees. For the vacancies at Wantage and Wantage Downs: that the vacancies may be a time of spiritual growth. For our outreach to people moving in to new areas of housing in the deanery and for our continued exploration of the best model for engaging with secondary […]
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    Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.