Entries by Jo Duckles


The Revd Canon David Tyler

The Revd Canon David Tyler grew up in a non-Christian household and first encountered God in his teens. David became a chartered accountant before ordination and is about to become the Associate Archdeacon of Dorchester. Here is his story.


Tim Hewes

Would you be prepared to be arrested twice in one day for non-violent direct action as part of a movement of people passionate about ending climate chaos? The retired dentist and part-time priest Tim Hewes did just that.

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Calmer classrooms with the Contemplative Toolkit

The noise of the classroom quietens down within minutes as children become still and calm during a series of new contemplative practices being piloted across the Diocese of Oxford.

That was what happened at Goring CE Primary School, one of the Church schools taking part in the Contemplative Toolkit pilot. It is one of a suite of similar resources being trialled among youth groups and families and set to launch in 2020.