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Stormzy to receive 2020 Sandford St Martin Trustees’ Award in special digital broadcast

Stormzy to receive 2020 Sandford St Martin Trustees’ Award in special digital broadcast

He’s headlined on Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, won three Brits, campaigned for Grenfell residents, delivered the BBC’s Christmas reading and now Stormzy, who often credits God for his success, will receive the 2020 Sandford St Martin Trustees’ Award for his contribution to the public understanding of religion. In… Read more


Lectionary Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter

Lectionary Readings for the Seventh Sunday of Easter

In preparation for Bishop Peter's online reflection on Sunday 24 May the two readings are set out below from the NRSV. Acts 1.6-14 When the apostles had come together, they asked Jesus, ‘Lord, is this the time when you will restore the kingdom to Israel?’ He replied,… Read more


Bereavement and Anxiety Resources

Bereavement and Anxiety Resources

New Bereavement and Anxiety Resources Some further resources have been produced in response to the Cornavirus (Covid 19) Pandemic to help support those dealing with anxiety and bereavement. These can be accessed by following the links below: A Quick Guide to Breavement Guidance in Response to the… Read more


Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement that invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension Day (21 May) and Pentecost (31 May) for more people to come to know Jesus. Praying for people to come to know the love, hope and peace found in Christ… Read more


Mental Health Awareness Week 18-24 May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week 18-24 May 2020

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is kindness. There is resource pack available at Weblink… Read more


Reflections on the Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday of Easter

Reflections on the Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday of Easter

Bishop Peter leads a reflection on the readings for the Sixth Sunday of Easter The readings are from Acts 17.22-31, and John 14.15-21 and for anyone who would like to follow them they can be found here… Read more