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Chapter Court Dates Announced

Chapter Court Dates Announced

  The dates for Chapter Court 2021 have been announced and as in previous years there will be two events in the calendar. The first date is Wednesday 23 June 2021 at 7:30pm and the second date is Thursday 8 July 2021 at 7:30pm. Both of these… Read more


Majority of mourners during pandemic unable to say goodbye properly, research finds

Majority of mourners during pandemic unable to say goodbye properly, research finds

More than half of young adults have lost someone close to them over the past year, with this age group most active in helping to comfort the bereaved and organise funerals, according to new research on the impact of the pandemic published today by the Church of England. Amy's Story… Read more


Reflections on the Lectionary for Mothering Sunday

Reflections on the Lectionary for Mothering Sunday

Bishop Peter leads a short reflection on the readings for Mothering Sunday First Reading 1 Samuel 1.20-end The man Elkanah and all his household went up to offer to the LORD the yearly sacrifice, and to pay his vow. But Hannah did not go up, for she said… Read more


National Mothering Sunday Service led by The Bishop of Gloucester

National Mothering Sunday Service led by The Bishop of Gloucester

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Rev Rachel Treweek leads the national service for Mothering Sunday   The Order of Service can be downloaded and viewed online here: Weblink… Read more


Reflections on the Lectionary for the Third Sunday of Lent

Reflections on the Lectionary for the Third Sunday of Lent

Bishop Peter leads a short reflection on the readings for the Third Sunday of Lent First Reading Exodus 20.1-17 Then God spoke all these words: I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; you shall… Read more


Sunday Worship from the Church of England

Sunday Worship from the Church of England

Sunday Worship for the Third Sunday in Lent from the Crypt Chapel in Lambeth Palace with the Rev Canon Chris Russell. The Theme is 'Overturning the tables' The Order of Service in PDF format can be opened here: Weblink… Read more