God in the Life Of Nicola Blackwood


Nicola Blackwood MP tells Jo Duckles about her Christian faith and how it influenced her journey as she unexpectedly swapped a world of music for the House of Commons.

Take part in the Guardian’s witness project

The Guardian is putting together a photographic record of the diversity of English Christianity. That means featuring lots of congregations

Competition to find the best church architecture of the last 60 years

The Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association have announced their competitions for this year – details here

Diocesan Registrar named Times Lawyer of the Week


CONGRATULATIONS to our Diocesan Registrar the Revd Canon John Rees who was named Times Lawyer of the Week shortly before playing a major role in the enthronement of Justin Welby as Archbishop of Canterbury.

Bishop John wins the Great Bishops’ Bake-Off.

THE Bishop of Oxford’s bread baking skills won him a victory against the Bishop of Buckingham during an awareness raising bake-off against the Bishop of Buckingham.

National energy audit news

Shrinking the Footprint, the CofE’s national environmental campaign is aiming to attract 100 more churches to the national energy monitoring