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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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    • 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 […]
    • Cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic
      “We remember the fish we used to eat in Egypt for nothing, the cucumbers, melons, the leeks, the onions and the garlic” I think this may be the first sermon I have ever preached about cucumbers but more of that in a moment. Four weeks ago, on 2nd September, I began a journey from this […]
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    • Prayer for: Thursday 18th October 2018 18th October 2018
      Stanford in the Vale with Goosey and Hatford: Paul Eddy. For wisdom and resources to nurture and disciple the 265 adults and children in the parish who have attended our monthly Messy Church. To be able to keep focused on mission and ministry whilst we also manage our £500,000 reordering project from 2019-2023. Stanford in […]
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    Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.