Entries by Jo Duckles

Your Synod needs you

Do you want to have a say in the future of the Diocese? If so, you should stand for Diocesan Synod for the chance to have your say on decisions that affect the diocese. Hear existing members talk about why it’s so important:

Young people left “buzzing”

THERE was a huge energy from the moment that the young people and their leaders arrived, writes IAN MACDONALD, describing a recent day of listening and reflection involving Bishop Steven and teenagers from across the Diocese of Oxford as part of our common vision process.


God in the Life Of…

The Revd Dr Guy Harrison tells Jo Duckles about his journey from a job as a maintenance man, through to becoming the Head of Spiritual and Pastoral Care, Consultant in Staff Support and Director of the Oxford Centre for Spirituality & Wellbeing (OCSW) within an NHS trust covering five counties and employing 6,300 staff.

Happy Mother’s Day from PACT

PARENTS And Children Together (PACT) is wishing a very happy Mother’s Day to all the mums who are celebrating this special day after adopting children through the charity. The adoption charity, which supports families across the South East and beyond through outstanding adoption services, award-winning therapeutic support and community projects, would particularly like to thank