Our Bishops New Year Messages

Bishop John’s New Year message reflects on what we can learn from Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Read it here on the Diocese website. Bishop Martin’s New Year message uses Nina Simone’s iconic track from 1965, Feeling Good to highlight the importance of connecting with creation. Read and view it her on the Diocese website

Christmas Services

  Please see our Latest Updates on events due to the ongoing COVID situation by clicking here Click here to download a PDF copy of our Christmas 2021 flyer. We are sorry that we had to cancel the Carols on the Common on Saturday 11th December due to the wet and windy weather. Our apologies and…

Reverse Advent Calendar

Reverse Advent Calendar This year we are looking at doing Reverse Advent Calendars as a way of blessing our community this Christmas time. We are inviting each person who wishes to be involved to put one item each day during the month in their Christmas bag. These items can be anything from a toy to…

News from the Bereavement Cafe

Side by Side Bereavement Café God has been blessing the Bereavement Café since it re-opened at the Railway Inn in June.  The hospitality offered by the landlady and her team means that the volunteers have more time to sit and listen to the bereaved – which is a real privilege.   The group attending has grown,…

Bishop’s Certificate Course

The Bishop’s Certificate Course What is the Bishop’s Certificate? This is a diocesan study course which is offered in different places around the diocese each year and run by volunteer tutors. It’s designed to help you learn more about the bible and the great themes of Christian faith and life, and to relate these to…

Christian Prayer Ministry Course

Christian Prayer Ministries (CPM) offers one of the ministries of the Holy Spirit to the whole person, helping us to unburden ourselves of the load we are carrying and experience God’s love in every area of our lives. It is a gentle, balanced, scriptural, and powerful ministry. It enables Christians to grow in their personal…

Life Groups starting up again

Life Groups – starting up again and new groups We are pleased to say that Life Groups will be meeting in person when they restart next week. Some groups will be doing the SHAPE course, and some will be looking at materials linked to the current sermon series. You can find all the Resources for…