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A Dean, an Archdeacon, and an Anniversary

A Dean, an Archdeacon, and an Anniversary

Sometimes, out walking in the hills, you see your destination in the distance.  That may be an encouragement, or it could be daunting, depending on how far you still have to go.  But you can also look back to see where you started from, and that is often a very… Read more


End the sin of racism, online service hears ahead of Windrush Day

End the sin of racism, online service hears ahead of Windrush Day

The Church of England’s online weekly service will hear a call for action to build a fairer world ahead of a minute’s silence to lament the racism experienced by the Windrush generation and other black and minority ethnic people. Father Andrew Moughtin-Mumby, Rector of St Peter’s Church… Read more


Island Churches to Reopen from Sunday 28 June

Island Churches to Reopen from Sunday 28 June

As the Coronavirus Lockdown comes to an end on the Island it has been announced that Island Churches can resume public worship from Sunday 28 June. This date for reopening allows our Island churches the opportunity to prepare appropriately for everyone to be able to gather together again… Read more


Jesus meets us in our darkest hour, online service to hear

Jesus meets us in our darkest hour, online service to hear

Jesus is the ‘healing balm’ and our answer in the face of the hardest of blows inflicted by poverty, racism and other suffering, the Church of England’s online service will hear this week, in a service broadcast by an east London church.   The Rector of… Read more


Applications Invited for the Post of Bishop's Chaplain

Applications Invited for the Post of Bishop's Chaplain

THE DIOCESE OF SODOR AND MAN Together Making Christ Visible   BISHOP’S CHAPLAIN The Bishop of Sodor and Man is looking to appoint a Chaplain (a priest, permanent deacon, layperson, or religious) to share and enhance his ministry, and particularly: to pray with him, and to provide… Read more


Archbishop lays down his crozier on the high altar at York Minster as his last act as Archbishop of York

Archbishop lays down his crozier on the high altar at York Minster as his last act as Archbishop of York

The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu, accompanied by his wife, the Revd Margaret Sentamu, laid down his crozier of office on the high altar of York Minster on Sunday 7 June. The Dean of York, the Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Frost and Head Verger Alex Carberry were witnesses to… Read more