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Clergy conference

Download inspiring talks and materials from the Living Waters clergy conference, including three Bible studies from Bishop Steven.

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.


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.

Latest News

Bishop Steven’s Blog

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

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    • The Pattern of the Good Shepherd
      The Bishop of Oxford’s charge to those about to be ordained priest The post The Pattern of the Good Shepherd appeared first on Bishop Steven's Blog.
    • General Synod and the Oxford amendment
      Address to General Synod 2017 was BP’s biggest year of exploration since 2004. Shell boasts on its website: “We have no immediate plans to move to a net zero emissions portfolio over our investment horizon of 10-20 years” At Shell’s annual meeting in May this year, only 5.5% of investors supported a resolution calling on […]
  • The Door Newspaper

    The Door is published by the Diocese of Oxford. Read the latest issue or browse past editions.

    Monthly audio podcast also available.

    Daily Prayer

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    • Prayer for: Monday 20th August 2018 20th August 2018
      The Churn: Jason St John Nicolle, John Clarke, Jen Brown, Louise Butler and Jenny Loder. For us to develop our relationships and ministry with families who bring their children for baptism. For the next stage of our Science Missioner project. Blewbury Endowed Primary School; Hagbourne Primary School.
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    How the Church can help at important milestones.


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

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    Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.