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.
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.
The Chaplaincy programme at the Marlborough Church of England School serves young people in Woodstock and the surrounding villages.
The Development Fund has awarded grants to eight churches to support a counsellor for a homeless project and new equipment for Minecraft Church services.
The Revd Sarah Bourne, Chaplain for the Arts, reflects on the six months of the St Mary's Banbury Festival 200.
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.
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.
Four rural deaneries band together to give back to their communities each year at the Bucks County Show near Aylesbury.
Weekly outdoor prayer at St Mary the Virgin Church, has brought the Fawley community and church together.
At St Clement's Church in Oxford, a new project seeks to grow church engagement amongst those in their 20s and 30s and offer a space to support this generation's mental and spiritual health.