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Arts ministry in South Oxford 

First published on: 2nd February 2023

​​​​​​​St Matthew’s Church, Oxford, share their experience of producing a community passion play to help and encourage other churches and communities.


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.


Interfaith environment conference

First published on: 24th January 2023

​​​​​​​One Earth, Many Faiths was the first Diocesan Interfaith Eco Conference, bringing together over 40 people from different faiths.


Five awarded for distinguished service to the Church

First published on: 16th January 2023

Four new Honorary Canons were installed at Christ Church Cathedral and one candidate was admitted to The Order of St Frideswide by the Bishop of Oxford.


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.


Christmas Day 2022

First published on: 25th December 2022

You can read the Christmas Day sermons from our bishops below, and catch up on the BBC Radio Carol Services with Bishop Olivia and Bishop Gavin via BBC Sounds for Radio Berkshire and Radio Oxford.


Christmas messages from the bishops

First published on: 22nd December 2022

Christmas messages from the bishops in the diocese will be broadcast on Christmas morning on local BBC Radio.


Bishops confirm 79 people across the diocese

First published on: 25th November 2022

In a host of special services across the diocese, 79 people of all ages were confirmed on Sunday 20 November on the Feast Day of Christ the King.


Oxfordshire’s best baby and toddler group

First published on: 16th November 2022

The Kidlington Community Hub has won the Red Kite Award for best baby and toddler group in Oxfordshire. 


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.


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