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Oxford Community Passion Play

First published on: 23rd March 2022

With the help of a Development Fund grant, St Matthews Church in Oxford and the local community have brought a play to life. 

Jericho Youth Choir

First published on: 15th March 2022

With the support of the Development Fund, St Barnabas, Oxford, establishes a youth choir to boost engagement with young people.

Church and community projects across Thames Valley awarded over £45,000

First published on: 27th January 2022

Nine parishes receive a Development Fund grant to support social action, new congregations and building projects.

The Church Arms

First published on: 8th December 2021

After closure of their village pub, St Mary the Virgin Church set up a pop-up bar within their building as a focal point for the community.

Feeding Milton Keynes

First published on: 22nd November 2021

The Bishop of Oxford visits St Mark's Meals and helps pack food parcels for families in need during a visit to Milton Keynes Deanery.

Counselling support for the homeless

First published on: 12th November 2021

St Giles Church, Oxford, supports the provision of specialist counselling for the homeless in Oxford through a partnership with The Gatehouse.

You were made for such a time as this

First published on: 5th November 2021

The Revd Erika Biscoe tells us about her pioneering ministry helping young girls to find their voice through the Cherish programme.

A place where the lights are always on

First published on: 21st October 2021

Emmanuel Church, Woodley, received a Development Fund grant of £25,000 to support the build of a much-needed community centre.

Round Five Development Fund Awards

First published on: 27th July 2021

12 projects across the diocese to receive funds from the Development Fund in the fifth round of awards.

St Clement's fifth round Development Fund award

First published on: 27th July 2021

St Clements discusses the impact of their Tier 2 Development Fund award, to support social initiative Flourishing Life.

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