News

Let there be light

First published on: 24th May 2022

St Lawrence's Bradwell uses lead theft as an opportunity to fundraise to improve the lighting inside the building at the same time as replacing the roof.


Pilgrim Paths

First published on: 10th May 2022

A new Pilgrimage Paths walking series in the Bicester and Islip deanery was launched on Sunday 1 May seeking to connect local people with one another and with the history of their 35 parish churches.


Growing a community garden

First published on: 27th April 2022

The Revd Pete Wheeler, vicar at St Peter's Aylesbury, shares his experience of developing a community garden and how you can too.


Church refurb as a catalyst for community welcome

First published on: 6th April 2022

When refurbishing Hazlemere Church the leadership team used the opportunity to think about how they could create a more missional space.


Youth Renew Cafe - It's ok to not be ok

First published on: 1st April 2022

The weekly Renew Wellbeing Cafe at St Andrew's, High Wycombe, offers a safe space for young people from the nearby secondary school to take a break from the pressures of school and society.


The pop-up Post Office

First published on: 29th March 2022

A Berkshire church identifies the gap they could fill in their village by providing a space in the church for a regular Post Office shop.


Arts Festival celebrating 200 years of St Mary's, Banbury

First published on: 28th March 2022

A seven-month arts festival at St Mary's, Banbury, will showcase the best of local art and creativity.


Church and community projects across Thames Valley awarded over £45,000

First published on: 27th January 2022

Nine parishes receive a Development Fund grant to support social action, new congregations and building projects.


Restoring 18,000 floor tiles at All Saints' Boyne Hill

First published on: 14th January 2022

All Saints' Boyne Hill took on the task of fundraising £275,000 to relay and restore 18,000 floor tiles in the church building.


The community project helping children living in poverty smile this Christmas

First published on: 15th December 2021

Churches in Bicester have come together to support a special Christmas toy shop at the local Food Bank.


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