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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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    • The Four Temptations: an open letter to Parliament
      Dear Members of Parliament and Peers, You will be held in prayer by the Diocese of Oxford this week as you continue to debate Britain’s exit from the European Union. The Archbishop of Canterbury spoke in the House of Lords debate last week about the vital importance of reconciliation in these debates and the protection […]
    • Lift up your hearts and sing
      I’ve invited the Diocese of Oxford to dwell in the Word this year in two passages from Colossians (1.15-20 and 3.12-17). We are exploring what it means to be a more Christ-like Church, contemplative, compassionate and courageous for the sake of God’s world. I’m really appreciating reading these texts with a variety of groups as […]
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    • Prayer for: Wednesday 12th December 2018 12th December 2018
      Chesham Bois: Laurie Clow, Chris Clare, Vicky Burton, Jackie Lambert, Peter Flory, Dan Sutcliffe, Denise Kolb and Jonny Sommervel. For growth in discipleship, hearing God's voice and outreach for people to meet Jesus. For the Parish Centre site redevelopment - for wisdom, sensitivity and boldness to be obedient to the Father's call and for all […]
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