Living well through the next six months

Living with COVID-19 will be hard for everyone this winter. The Prime Minister has asked us all to observe the Rule of Six. There are lessons and challenges that Christians can draw from this number to help us live well in these times.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The latest C19 updates can be found on a dedicated section of this site. Essential reading for clergy, wardens and church officers.

Emerging from C-19

The journey of recovery will be slower than our journey into lockdown. Part of being a contemplative church will be to reflect carefully on lessons learned. Find out how.

Church at home

Thousands of people are joining our church at home services and thousands more are involved with their local church online. Find out how to join us.

Pathways magazine

The latest edition of Pathways is out now. Issue 5 focusses on the climate emergency. Download the PDF or order one the limited-run print editions for just £1.50 including p&p

Our common vision

We are called to become a more Christ-like Church for the sake of God’s world. The brand-new common vision section of our website has all you need to get started.

Disciples Together

It’s time for the Church to re-engage with children, young people and families. A new report explores how we can embrace change for the benefit of God’s work in the world.

Recent Posts

  • 30 years of alternative ministry

    30 years of alternative ministry

    The longest-serving SSM Officer in the Church of England, the Revd Hugh Lee, is stepping down after thirty years as Bishop's Officer for Self Supporting Ministers and Ministers in Secular …
  • New resources launched

    New resources launched

    God calls us even in the midst of this crisis to find our voice again as disciples and as a Church. This not for our own sake but for the …
  • A helpful clarification…

    A helpful clarification…

    A number of commentators on social media have said that the core message of a film by the Bishop of Reading is pantheistic or panentheistic.
  • Bishop of Dorchester retires

    Bishop of Dorchester retires

    The Bishop of Dorchester, the Right Revd Colin Fletcher marked his imminent retirement with two major services.

RSS Please Pray For

  • Prayer for: 21st October 2020
    St Sebastian, Wokingham: Andrew Marsden, David Hare, Russell Shipton, Rachel Jeremiah, Amy Vogel. For strength and complete healing for Andrew, and for the parish. That we would know how God is leading us towards having Sunday services again and the right time to start. St Sebastian's Primary School.

Upcoming Events

Thu 22

Pre-Retirement Briefing for Clergy and Spouses

22 October @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kidlington England Organiser: Diocese of Oxford
Thu 22

Leadership Safeguarding Training – Part 1 22nd Oct & Part 2 29th Oct

22 October @ 2:00 pm - 29 October @ 3:30 pm
Organiser: Safeguarding

Wherever you live, there is a Church of England church that is always there for you through life’s biggest moments – and at other times too. If you’d like a special service, your church offers a warm welcome, friendship, advice and prayer beforehand, on the big day and all the years afterwards.  Discover the new A Church Near You…

Life Events

How the Church can help at important milestones.


Supporting teachers, parents and governors at our church schools


Committed to the safeguarding, care and nurture of everyone within our community


Mission & Ministry

Help for all those called to ministry in our parishes.