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Prayers of thanksgiving and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples published

First published on: 20th January 2023

Draft prayers of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples were published on 20 January along with a book of draft worship resources.


Bishops propose prayers for God's blessing for same-sex couples

First published on: 18th January 2023

Church of England bishops propose prayers for God's blessing for same-sex unions and are set to issue an apology to the LGBTQIA+ community.


A church community for adults with additional needs

First published on: 14th December 2022

Every Tuesday 20-30 adults of all ages gather with their carers at Greyfriars Church, Reading, for and evening of worship.


Clergy should have the freedom to bless and marry same-sex couples, says +Oxford

First published on: 3rd November 2022

The Bishop of Oxford has published a 52-page essay, Together in Love and Faith, setting out the ways his own views have changed on same-sex relationships over the last decade.


Black African and Caribbean clergy inspiring stories of faith and resilience

First published on: 2nd October 2022

A new portrait and video exhibition, Resolved to Serve, commissioned by the Diocese of Oxford, aims to celebrate black culture and its influence in the Church today.


Growing Hope for families in High Wycombe

First published on: 27th April 2022

New local charity Growing Hope is providing a vital service offering free therapy for children, young people and their families to enable them to flourish.


Faith in action at the Monday Club Cafe

First published on: 24th March 2022

Volunteers from Wendover run a hugely successful cafe supporting people with dementia and their carers.


The LGBTI+ community - a blessing to the church

First published on: 23rd February 2022

The Revd Rob Glenny, Rector of Radley, Sunningwell and Kennington, discusses being part of the free chaplaincy service offered in the diocese. 


Linking people together through language learning

First published on: 10th February 2022

Responding to the growing number of people coming to Berkshire from Hong Kong, volunteers are needed to help provide support.


A space for everyone

First published on: 7th February 2022

Gracy Crane shares her experience of the Church and her faith formation as a woman from a UKME background.


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