Harvest 2020: Thank you to our farmers!

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Harvest is fast approaching in what’s been the strangest year of most of our lives. So it’s time to celebrate

COVID crisis inspires mother-and-son church bike ride


khouse never expected to be cycling hundreds of miles for charity. Before lockdown, Julia, who doesn’t consider herself a natural fitness freak, used walking and dancing as her main exercises to lose 4.5 stone.

But, as the COVID-crisis hit, Julia and her teenage son both needed a focus and a reason to get out of the house. At Easter, Julia bought herself a bike, and with her son, has cycled miles and miles, visiting a growing list of churches, mainly within pedalling distance of their Didcot home.

Clewer Initiative launches app designed to eradicate labour exploitation on British farms


A new app designed to help tackle labour exploitation and modern slavery in the farming, horticulture and food production sectors is being launched today by the Church of England’s modern slavery initiative.

Appointing the next Bishop of Dorchester


Bishop Colin will retire in November having served with great distinction. A process of consultation has begun to appoint the next Bishop of Dorchester.

New Associate Archdeacons ready to help

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As parishes begin to emerge from lockdown and focus once again on our common vision to become a more Christ-like Church, our three Associate Archdeacons are ready to help.