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New Diocesan Warden of Readers

First published on: 26th August 2022

The Diocese of Oxford has announced that the Rt Revd Gavin Collins, Bishop of Dorchester, will take on additional responsibility as Warden of Readers for 12 months from September 2022. 

Environment action in the Witney Benefice

First published on: 24th August 2022

The Revd Dr Hugh White, Team Vicar in the Benefice of Witney, shares their Great Big Green Week plans.

200 years of St Mary's, Banbury

First published on: 23rd August 2022

Festival 200 continues in Banbury, marking 200 years of the church building through the creative arts.

Gathering and growing our Greenshoots

First published on: 17th August 2022

The diocesan Environment Action team share an update from their latest Greenshoots meeting.

God's Church for God's World

First published on: 12th August 2022

Bishop Olivia shares reflections from the Lambeth Conference.

A remarkable gathering

First published on: 12th August 2022

Bishop Gavin Collins shares his reflections from the Lambeth Conference.

Reviving the Fawley community

First published on: 28th July 2022

Weekly outdoor prayer at St Mary the Virgin Church, has brought the Fawley community and church together.

How Village Churches Thrive book review

First published on: 26th July 2022

Canon Dr John Rees shares his thoughts on the new practical guide How Village Churches Thrive.

Over 200 Ukrainians matched

First published on: 21st July 2022

The Diocese of Oxford have matched over 200 Ukrainians through their resettlement scheme.

Flourishing life in Oxford

First published on: 19th July 2022

At St Clement's Church in Oxford, a new project seeks to grow church engagement amongst those in their 20s and 30s and offer a space to support this generation's mental and spiritual health.

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