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England’s longest serving vicar set to retire

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England’s longest-serving vicar has conducted one of his last services before he prepares to retire and move to Dorset.

Family hat-trick as Mark becomes a Canon


The Humphriss family was celebrating on Saturday as they now have a trio of canons in their tribe. Mark Humphriss,

St James, Leckhampstead.

Christmas funding boost for Berkshire church

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A rural Berkshire church will be celebrating this Christmas as the National Churches Trust has confirmed a grant of £15,000.

Calmer classrooms with the Contemplative Toolkit

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The noise of the classroom quietens down within minutes as children become still and calm during a series of new contemplative practices being piloted across the Diocese of Oxford.

That was what happened at Goring CE Primary School, one of the Church schools taking part in the Contemplative Toolkit pilot. It is one of a suite of similar resources being trialled among youth groups and families and set to launch in 2020.

Leading security expert coming to the Oxford Diocese


A LEADING expert on the security of faith buildings is coming to the Diocese of Oxford to help us learn how to protect our places of worship.