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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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10 years of breakfast at St George's

First published on: 23rd June 2014

10 years of breakfast at St George's. CHOCOLATE muffins served to four or five people marked the start of Saturday Breakfast at St George's, Wolverton in Buckinghamshire a decade ago.


Celebrating the international Church

First published on: 23rd June 2014

Celebrating the international Church. MEMBERS of Oxford's international churches joined forces for a joint service at St Clement's Church on Pentecost Sunday.


Celebration of Marriage in Winslow

First published on: 23rd June 2014

Celebration of Marriage in Winslow. St Laurence Church in Winslow had a celebration of marriage weekend on 21 - 22 June 2014.


Child poverty on your doorstep

First published on: 23rd June 2014

Child poverty on your doorstep. The plight of children and young people in Oxfordshire is an issue close to many people's hearts.


Return of church bells after 25 years silence

First published on: 23rd June 2014

Return of church bells after 25 years silence. VILLAGERS celebrated the return of their historic church bells at a re-dedication service at St Etheldreda's, Horley, in Oxfordshire in June.


Welcoming our newest Archdeacon

First published on: 20th June 2014

The Ven Judy French was collated as the first ever Archdeacon of Dorchester in a special service at Christ Church Cathedral.


Oh happy band of pilgrims'

First published on: 17th June 2014

Oh happy band of pilgrims'. THE BISHOP of Oxford is inviting everyone from across the diocese to join him on a pilgrimage - without leaving the Thames Valley writes Sarah Meyrick.


Statement on the Revd Brian Spence

First published on: 17th June 2014

Statement on the Revd Brian Spence. The Bishop of Reading, the Rt Revd Andrew Proud, said: "I heard today that the Revd Brian Spence has been convicted today of seven counts of indecent assault.


Celebrating the first 20 years

First published on: 4th June 2014

Celebrating the first 20 years. by the Revd Dr Amanda Bloor Jubilant smiles.


Heritage Lottery Fund support for church Doom painting conservation

First published on: 3rd June 2014

St Peter Ad Vincula has been awarded initial support including a development grant towards the conservation of its 14th-century chancel arch Doom painting.

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