Service of welcome for Bishop-Designate Gavin Collins

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Over 300 people online and a handful of key ‘in person’ staff from the Diocese, marked the arrival of The Venerable Gavin Collins, Bishop Designate of Dorchester, in a special service of welcome live streamed last Sunday.

Friends of Fawley Church

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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.

Witney Church Carol-Van

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Carol-Vanning all the way…

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This year, St Mary’s Church, Cogges in Witney is taking a novel approach to celebrating Advent and Christmas to ensure that everyone can experience the comfort and joy that Christmas brings. They will be rolling out a veritable festive feast of events from online Christingle making to Advent window trails and perhaps most exciting of all, Carol-Vanning.

Gavin Collins named Bishop of Dorchester

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The Queen has approved the appointment of the Venerable Gavin Collins, Archdeacon of the Meon, as the next Bishop of Dorchester.

Tom Kerridge delivers meals and water to NHS staff

Tom Kerridge charity Meals from Marlow delivers food to NHS staff

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Tom Kerridge’s charity Meals from Marlow has delivered over 75,000 meals to those in need over lockdown, with the help of a local church.

New Associate Archdeacons ready to help

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As parishes begin to emerge from lockdown and focus once again on our common vision to become a more Christ-like Church, our three Associate Archdeacons are ready to help.