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How to dwell in the Word

Dwelling in the Word is a process that many of us are using to listen to scripture, to each other and to God. Download the Colossians worksheet to find out more.

Flourishing in ministry

Our new Flourishing in Ministry resources provide advice and support for lay and ordained ministers, including real-life case studies from around the diocese.


Safeguarding can be an area of uncertainty and anxiety for us all. Find out how we can all work to ensure children and adults are protected.

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Bishop Steven’s Blog

Follow the Bishop of Oxford on Twitter @steven_croft and through his regular blog.

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    • This is our long story
      The battles our grandparents fought did not end at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month when the artillery fell silent on the Western Front The post This is our long story appeared first on Bishop Steven's Blog.
    • Clothe yourselves with love
      In the midst of continuing debate within the Church of England about human sexuality +Steven, +Andrew, +Alan and +Colin have written a joint letter to all clergy and licensed lay ministers in the diocese setting out their expectations of inclusion and respect towards LGBTI+ people. The post Clothe yourselves with love appeared first on Bishop […]
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    • Prayer for: Monday 19th November 2018 19th November 2018
      Woodstock and Bladon: Alice Dell-Venning, Shaun Henson, Stephen Pix, Gail Ward, Ben Knighton and Mark Smith. For the churchwardens and churches as the Benefice of Woodstock and Bladon searches for a new rector in months to come. For the existing ministry team and their ongoing mission. Bladon Primary School; Woodstock Primary School; The Marlborough School, […]
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    Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.