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Tackling modern slavery

First published on: 25th January 2023

Modern-day trafficking and slavery are prevalent in all communities but easily go unnoticed. Anti Slavery Initiative Oxford, is an organisation working with other local organisations against modern slavery and trafficking.


Over half a million pounds of energy hardship grants

First published on: 4th January 2023

Churches in the Thames Valley have been awarded grants from the Diocese of Oxford to help with rising energy costs and opening Warm Hubs.


Support for asylum seekers in West Oxfordshire

First published on: 9th December 2022

Churches in Witney have joined together to support newly arrived asylum seekers, Bishop Gavin shares his reflections from a visit to meet and hear from the asylum seekers.


Communities for Ukraine with Citizens UK

First published on: 2nd December 2022

Hannah Ling, Social Justice Adviser, shares reflections on the work with Citizens UK supporting Ukrainian refugees through the Homes for Ukraine scheme.


Slow cooker project supports struggling households

First published on: 11th November 2022

A new project at Christ Church in Flackwell Heath is providing free slow cookers and recipe books to support local households who are struggling with the cost-of-living crisis.


Churches awarded over £85,000 for community projects

First published on: 9th November 2022

The Development Fund has awarded grants to eight churches to support a counsellor for a homeless project and new equipment for Minecraft Church services.


Broughton narrowboat journeys

First published on: 18th October 2022

In Aylesbury, local families in need and struggling with the cost of living can join free narrowboat day trips run by Broughton Church along the Aylesbury arm of the Grand Union Canal.


Black African and Caribbean clergy inspiring stories of faith and resilience

First published on: 2nd October 2022

A new portrait and video exhibition, Resolved to Serve, commissioned by the Diocese of Oxford, aims to celebrate black culture and its influence in the Church today.


Diocese of Oxford accredited as a Living Wage Employer

First published on: 29th September 2022

The Oxford Diocesan Board of Finance (ODBF) and Oxford Diocesan Board of Education (ODBE) have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.


Cornerstone provides a place to talk in Charlbury

First published on: 28th September 2022

The Charlbury Cornerstone project provides a place to talk, food produce sharing, food parcels, uniform boxes, and additional learning support for local people in need.


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