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Diocesan Registrar named Times Lawyer of the Week

First published on: 10th June 2013

CONGRATULATIONS to our Diocesan Registrar the Revd Canon John Rees who was named Times Lawyer of the Week shortly before playing a major role in the enthronement of Justin Welby as Archbishop of Canterbury.


Diocese calls for justice for the disabled

First published on: 10th June 2013

Diocese calls for justice for the disabled. FIND out how you can stand up for disabled people affected by welfare reforms at a Diocesan Justice Forum later this month.


Fairly sculpted

First published on: 10th June 2013

Fairly sculpted. Pupils and teachers from St Nicholas CE Primary School, Oxford, show off their creations after they celebrated Fairtrade Fortnight by using Fairtrade wrappers to make a range of sculptures.


God in the Life Of Nicola Blackwood

First published on: 10th June 2013

Nicola Blackwood MP talks about her Christian faith and how it influenced her journey as she unexpectedly swapped a world of music for the House of Commons.


Increase in weekly church attendance

First published on: 10th June 2013

THE number of churchgoers in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire has increased, statistics have revealed.


Join 'The Big IF' for an end to world hunger

First published on: 10th June 2013

A QUARTER of a million flowers will be planted to create a giant image as a reminder to G8 leaders that 2013 could be the beginning of the end of hunger.


Low Sunday with a difference

First published on: 10th June 2013

A reflection on Gethsemane Garments Exhibitions at St Helen's, Benson.


More than 4,000 people flock to Witney Food Festival

First published on: 10th June 2013

The one word that keeps being used by everyone that visited the first Witney Festival of Food and Drink in St Marys Church is 'Fantastic'.


Same-Sex Marriage Legislation

First published on: 10th June 2013

Same-Sex Marriage Legislation. A statement first issued by the Bishop of Oxford in December 2012 There has been a huge amount of interest in the Government's proposed Equal Marriage legislation.


Shrivenham School steps back in time

First published on: 10th June 2013

Shrivenham School steps back in time. CHILDREN from Shrivenham CE Primary School were transported back to a time when pupils sat in regimented rows and wrote on slates.

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