Diocese of Oxford accredited as a Living Wage Employer

First published on: 29th September 2022

We are delighted to announce that both Oxford Diocesan Board of Finance (ODBF) and Oxford Diocesan Board of Education (ODBE) have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The move formalises our 2017 commitment to pay staff the real Living Wage and signals the importance the diocesan family places on social justice and addressing inequality.

Energy bill relief scheme announced

First published on: 21st September 2022

Churches to be included in the government package of support to help with rising energy bills this winter.

Over 200 Ukrainians matched

First published on: 21st July 2022

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

Churches awarded over £100,000 for community projects 

First published on: 12th July 2022

‹‹‹‹‹‹‹The Development Fund has awarded grants to eight churches, across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire, to support a range of local church and community projects including a healing garden and youth work to help combat knife crime.

Bishop Steven meets Ukrainians in Newport Deanery

First published on: 1st July 2022

Bishop Steven leads collective worship at Sherington School and meets a Ukrainian family who've resettled in Emberton.

Meals from Marlow

First published on: 24th June 2022

Three years ago, local business owners, Andy Agar, Tom Kerridge and Chris Hughes started up a free fresh meal delivery service in Marlow to feed NHS staff and those unable to leave their homes at the height of the pandemic.

Welcoming refugees across the diocese

First published on: 22nd June 2022

How people from Didcot, Milton Keynes and Reading have been supporting refugees in Refugee Week and beyond.

Reflections for Refugee Week

First published on: 21st June 2022

Associate Archdeacon Liz Jackson shares some reflections for Refugee Week 2022.

Bishop of Oxford speaks on the Rwanda migrant flight policy

First published on: 14th June 2022

The Bishop of Oxford has joined the Archbishops and Lords Spiritual in a letter speaking out against the Rwanda migrant policy.

Ukraine: 80 days of conflict

First published on: 23rd May 2022

As the situation in Ukraine reaches a new milestone, the Citizens UK resettlement scheme brings over its first refugee families.

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