Latest edition out now. Pick up a copy in church or read it online.

Black History Month

A must-see series of four Zoom lectures taking place during October from and for UKME people. Find out more and book your free place.

Be The Change

Four focus days, each supported by teacher resources and materials, to raise-awareness and promote classroom activity around climate and our environment.

Space Makers

Contemplative practices that help schools to embrace the ancient wisdom of the Christian tradition and, in doing so, assist children to navigate the world around them.

Dwelling in the Word

For the coming year we will be dwelling in 1 Peter 1.13-2.11 Download a special sheet with the text and brief instructions for Dwelling in the Word.

Disability conference

We heard powerful stories raising awareness of disabilities and the importance of support for and the inclusion of people with disabilities in the church. Find out what happens next.

General Synod elections

Meet the candidates elected to represent the diocese. Please hold all of them and the work of the General Synod in your prayers as the new quinquennium begins.

Recent Posts

  • Baptism ‘Super Saturdays’ in Bicester

    Baptism ‘Super Saturdays’ in Bicester

    At St Edburg’s Church, Bicester, local families have been joining all age baptism preparation sessions on Saturday mornings led by the newly formed Baptism Preparation Team.
  • A place where the lights are always on

    A place where the lights are always on

    We revisited Emmanuel Church in Woodley, Reading to find out about the completion of the new Neighbourhood Centre which was awarded a Development Fund grant of £25,000 back in December …
  • Disability Conference

    Disability Conference

    Interviews and resources from the 2021 Disability Conference, hosted by the Oxford Diocese and diocesan disability advisor Katie Tupling.

RSS Please Pray For

  • Prayer for: 22nd October 2021
    Sonning Deanery: Richard Lamey, John Sutton, Catherine Vaughan. For the approval of the new Deanery Plan, with its focus on relationships and rebuilding. For all those who have been carrying heavy burdens over the last 20 months, who still hold responsibility in the life of the Church even though they feel exhausted and overwhelmed, that […]
Fri 22

Permission to Officiate – Safeguarding Learning Pathway

22 October @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Organiser: Safeguarding
Mon 25
Fri 29

Parish Safeguarding Officer Induction

29 October @ 10:00 am - 1:15 pm
Organiser: Safeguarding

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.

Schools

Supporting teachers, parents and governors at our church schools

Safeguarding

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

Safeguarding

Mission & Ministry

Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.