The Christmas Toy Shop

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Churches in Bicester are supporting a special Christmas toy shop at the local Food Bank providing brand new gifts for more than 150 local children living in poverty this Christmas.

Bishop Steven in Bradfield

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Bishop Steven travelled to the south of the diocese to Bradfield Deanery in Berkshire on Thursday 9 December for his last Deanery visitation of the year.

Toddlers in the Woods

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Every Friday, Ali Corke, welcomes a group of energetic toddlers to the local Crutches Woods in Jordans village, for a morning of outdoor play in the mud kitchen, craft making, and singing.

The Church Arms

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After the village pub in Mursley was boarded up in October this year, St Mary the Virgin Church, in Buckinghamshire, had the idea to set up a pop-up bar in the church building.

Planting Trees in Hungerford

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St Lawrence’s Church, Hungerford, has planted 3,200 trees in 2021 as part of efforts to offset the carbon emissions of the local area.

Bishop Steven visits Maidenhead and Windsor

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In the first week of Advent, Bishop Steven joined clergy and lay leaders for a day of visits in the Maidenhead and Windsor Deanery in Berkshire.

You were made for such time as this

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The Revd Erika Biscoe tells us about her pioneering ministry helping young girls to find their voice and restarting the Cherish programme following the pandemic.

Bishop Steven in Wendover

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In the second of his deanery visitations, Bishop Steven travelled to Wendover in Buckinghamshire for a full day of community visits and clergy and lay gatherings.