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OneLIFE Mission News

OneLIFE Mission News

Bishop Peter along with Janice Ward and Ben Bradshaw this morning went to Arnold Hill Academy where they took questions from over 100 GCSE and A Level students. Topics included- life after death, suffering, just war and the Environment! This afternoon (Friday) the visit was to All Hallows Primary School… Read more


Cathedral Isle of Man awarded Silver Eco Church Award

Cathedral Isle of Man awarded Silver Eco Church Award

Cathedral goes Green Cathedral, Isle of Man, has just been awarded a silver Eco Church Award.  Photo: Henry Uniacke In order to qualify, they had to demonstrate their care for the world in 5 areas: Through worship and teaching How buildings and land are… Read more


'OneLIFE' Mission 2019

'OneLIFE' Mission 2019

Bishop Peter and others heading to the 'OneLIFE' Mission 2019 Bishop Peter, Fr Ben Bradshaw, Rev Canon Janice Ward and Stasi Tregartha are heading to Southwell and Nottingham Diocese later this week for ‘OneLIFE’ – the latest Northern Bishops’ Mission event, led by the Archbishop of York. They… Read more


Ecclesiastical Law Society Governance Days

Ecclesiastical Law Society Governance Days

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Statement regarding The Reverend Canon Clive Burgess

Statement regarding The Reverend Canon Clive Burgess

Statement regarding The Reverend Canon Clive Burgess The Reverend Canon Clive Brian Burgess was suspended in June 2019 to allow for a process under the Clergy Disciplinary Measure to be investigated.  This action has now reached a conclusion and the period of suspension has therefore concluded. Mr Burgess… Read more


Ministry statistics published

Ministry statistics published

The number of female clergy in the Church of England continues to rise with more women than men entering training for ordained ministry for the second year running, according to statistics published today. More women, 54%, than men began training for ordained ministry in 2018, for… Read more