Development fund

The deadline for the first tranche of grant applications is fast approaching. Find out about the Development Fund and how you can apply.

Parish Planning Tool

Our new Parish Planning Tool supports the mission of your church to become more Christ-like, helping you to see where God is already at work and how you can join in.


Read Bishop Steven’s address to the Festival of Preaching on how Catechesis is central to the ministry of preaching and preaching is central to the ministry of Christian formation.

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Daily Prayer

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  • Prayer for: Tuesday 17th September 2019 17th September 2019
    Burford with Fulbrook and Taynton, Asthall with Swinbrook and Widford: Tom Putt, Oliver Strange, Cedric Reavley, Roy Tarbox, John Leach, Jo Vickers. Give thanks for the unity of the benefice through the interregnum and pray for an increasing unity of mind and purpose. Give thanks for the great growth in Swinbrook Church. Pray for help […]
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