Mary Magdala, Mary the tower

The Revd Canon Dr Emma Percy reflects on the power of Mary Magdalene’s ministry and corrects some misconceptions about the woman who first met the risen Christ. 

Hospice chaplain shares his expertise with Russian bishop


THE Revd Graham Sykes, Chaplain at Sobell House Hospice, recently shared his expertise with Bishop Panteleimon of Orekhovo-Zuevo from the Russian Orthodox Church.

The eyes of a carpenter


The Revd Simon Cansdale talks about a partnership between St Mary’s Church, Chesham and Italian carpenter and pastor Andrea Sanfelici.

£10,000 up for grabs in Ecclesiastical competition

ECCLESIASTICAL insurance has launched ‘Little deeds, big difference’ – a national competition open to every Anglican church in the UK.

Clergy comings and goings

Since the summer edition of the Door we have these clergy comings and goings to report: The Revd Sami Watts has been appointed Chaplain to St George’s School, Ascot; The Revd Sam Brewster has been appointed Associate Minister of Holy Trinity, Henley; The Revd Ainsley Swift has been appointed Vicar of Bray with Braywood; The

Coming soon: Light a Spiritual Journey

Massive improvements after £170,000 project in Marlow


THE congregation at All Saints’ Church, Marlow is celebrating after a £170,000 project has provided massively improved facilities.

Church of England agrees to disinvest from fossil fuel companies not in line with the Paris Climate Change Agreement

Breaking: Goddard amendment passes at General Synod The Bishop of Oxford says: “I am very pleased that the Church of England has agreed to disinvest from fossil fuel companies not in line with the Paris Climate Change Agreement in 2020 and to complete that disinvestment by 2023 at the latest if they are not prepared

New Registrar provides legal and advice and support for churches

A NEW Registrar of the Diocese has been appointed to provide legal advice and support for more than 600 parishes in the Diocese of Oxford.

New clergy for Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire

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A FORMER professional scuba diver along with teachers, lawyers, and youth workers are among the 22 people ordained deacons in special services on Saturday (June 30).

Bishop calls for a “radical re-imagining” of continuing education

THE Bishop of Oxford has called for a “radical re-imagining” of continuing education in the UK.