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2019 APCM

Guidance specific to the 2019 Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM) and meeting for election of churchwardens is now available.

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

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    • How do people come to faith? Catechesis 101
      It was good to welcome over 450 clergy and LLM’s to five different Bishop’s Study Days across the Diocese of Oxford in November. We welcomed a guest theologian at each of the study days who gave us a deep dive into the Christian tradition. Their addresses will be published later this year in a new […]
    • Come to the waters: preaching between Epiphany and Lent
      Happy New Year! There are eight Sundays this year between Epiphany and Lent. As we continue our journey of renewing catechesis across the Diocese, may I offer you some suggestions for your preaching and notices and pastoral conversations? It was good to share five study days in November with over 450 clergy and LLM’s across […]
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      Charlbury with Shorthampton: Sally Welch, Jan Fielden and Patricia Bird. Pray that we may meet our funding requirements whilst continuing our mission within and beyond the community.
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