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The latest news and features from the Diocese of Oxford. To contact the press office, please call 01865 208 277 (out of hours 07824 906 839) or email communications@oxford.anglican.org.

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Vicars go head to head in tug-of-war

First published on: 4th August 2014

The Revd Toby Wright and the Revd Simon Kirby go head to head in the first tug of war in Witney for 50 years.


Churches show their Hunger for Justice at Christian Aid's climate weekend

First published on: 23rd July 2014

Churches show their Hunger for Justice at Christian Aid's climate weekend. ON 18-19 October, churches across the UK will act and pray together for our world.


Top award for Alana House

First published on: 22nd July 2014

A community project in Reading has scooped a top award in recognition of its work with vulnerable women.


Archbishop pays tribute to Bishop John

First published on: 16th July 2014

Archbishop pays tribute to Bishop John. The Archbishop of Canterbury paid tribute to Bishop John at the end of General Synod today.


Bishop John welcomes historic synod vote

First published on: 15th July 2014

Bishop John has welcomed the historic decision by the General Synod to allow women bishops.


Please pray for General Synod this weekend

First published on: 12th July 2014

Please pray for General Synod this weekend. Oxford's own Canon Sue Booys at Synod.


Bishop John Bone RIP

First published on: 9th July 2014

Bishop John Bone RIP. The death has been announced of the Rt Revd John Bone, a former Bishop of Reading.


Please pray for our ordinands

First published on: 4th July 2014

Nineteen new clergy will be ordained this weekend to serve in parishes in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.


If you go down to Woodstock Church today...

First published on: 1st July 2014

If you go down to Woodstock today, you may well find a group of bears waiting to be cleaned, repaired and used in a Prayer Bear initiative.


In the Summertime

First published on: 25th June 2014

Becky Rowe, 20, a member of All Saints, Marcham, is off to Zambia in August with Tearfund.

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