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Friends of Fawley Church


The villagers of Fawley are marking the first anniversary of their community prayer programme – something they adopted to combat the loneliness and fear caused by Covid. 

Bells for those lost in the Cataraqui shipwreck of 1845

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St Nicholas church, Tackley, commemorate the 42 souls lost in the Cataraqui shipwreck of 1845 by tolling the funeral bells.

Cutteslowe Community Larder


The Revd Tom Murray, curate at St Andrew’s Church Oxford and Cutteslowe Connected spoke to BBC Oxford yesterday about The Cutteslowe Community Larder,  a weekly food event for members of the charity SOFEA.

Festival of Interests, St Peter & St Paul, Great Missenden


Members of St Peter and St Paul’s congregation have been continuing to arrange a series of online activities to keep members of the community in touch during the pandemic.

St Marys Banbury awarded Development Fund grant


St Marys Church in Banbury has been awarded c.£90,000 over three years to help support a stipendiary Chaplain for the Arts, Rev. Sarah Bourne.

Curate takes worship digital to help support the children of his parish


The Rev. Kevin Colyer has discovered a great new way to engage and get to know the younger members of his congregation through digital worship and the computer game, Minecraft.

Maidenhead curate joins the battle against Covid-19


First year curate, Phyl Sopp, has been interviewed by the Church Times and BBC Radio Berkshire, discussing how she is playing her part in the battle against Covid-19.

St Paul’s Wokingham provide local NHS staff with practical and spiritual support


St Paul’s Wokingham offer up prayer, thanks and care packages for Royal Berkshire Hospital staff.

Bletchley curate makes social media waves


Using Tik Tok to reach people and share the good news of God’s love, Rev. Steve Hallet, a 2nd year curate at St Frideswide’s church in Bletchley, is bringing words of comfort to many during these difficult times and his videos seem to have hit the mark as he has gone viral, with 180,000 followers.

Drive In Carols – Special Delivery


Five local Aylesbury churches have joined forces with Aylesbury Town Council and Tesco Broadfields to ensure that local residents can still experience the Christmas message of comfort and joy this year, despite the pandemic.