The Diocese of Oxford is pleased to announce that the Revd Canon David Tyler has been appointed as the new Archdeacon of Dorchester.
Pioneer Minister, the Revd Chris Hunt, and a small team of volunteers have grown a creative church community in the new Elmsbrook Eco Town.
St Andrew’s new Church building uses renewable energy to power, heat and light the space and is a valuable centre for the whole community to use and enjoy.
Churches in the Thames Valley have been awarded grants from the Diocese of Oxford to help with rising energy costs and opening Warm Hubs.
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 in the diocese will be broadcast on Christmas morning on local BBC Radio.
The Development Fund has awarded grants to nine churches to support a range of local church and community projects including a live nativity procession, Parish Nurse, and toddler group for adoptive and foster families.
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.
The Chaplaincy programme at the Marlborough Church of England School serves young people in Woodstock and the surrounding villages.
The Revd Jane Willis has been appointed as the new Team Rector of Dorchester and Vicar of Warborough in the Dorchester Team.