The Revd Dr Cate Williams blogs about attending Christian Climate Action’s London demonstration, a peaceful and lawful climate protest which took place on Friday 21 April 2023. “The Big OneContinue reading
Pioneer Ministry Blog: Scars: The painful receiving, the prophetic living!
Some of you will know, that I have been battling skin cancer, and at the start of this year, it materialised again. This has meant 2 lots of surgery IContinue reading
Lydia’s journey of faith and football
Sportily’s Lydia Ravenhill shares what she has learned about life, and about faith, through football.
OneDiocese blog: 14-year-old shares his views on social media and the Church
For our OneDiocese blog this month, we asked 14-year-old Isaac Irvine, from Dursley Tabernacle Church, about the impact that social media has on the lives of the young people heContinue reading
OneDiocese blog: DI Diane Blandford on flowers after genocide
11 July is Srebrenica Memorial Day and Detective Inspector Diane Blandford shares her experiences of visiting the survivors of the Bosnian genocide in this month’s #OneDiocese blog.
Meeting God at Glastonbury
Warden of Readers for the Diocese of Gloucester Lee Barnes has been involved with the church tent at Glastonbury for the past 30 years. He tells us why this iconic festival is such a vital part of his ministry.
OneDiocese blog: God drew me back to Godself
Canon Sandra Millar, Interim Director Mission and Ministry for the Diocese of Gloucester blogs on her life and her faith journey in our #OneDiocese blog
One Diocese blog: “Not just death and religion”
The Revd John Thompson, Lead Chaplain in the Department of Spiritual Care for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Trust shares his views on his calling and his ministry in our #OneDiocese blog.Continue reading
Creation care, gardens and churchyards
Blog by the Revd Cate Williams, Environmental Engagement Officer for the Diocese of Gloucester A few things have crossed my path over the last few weeks that shareContinue reading
OneDiocese blog: A relationship with God changes everything
In a lot of ways Isaac Davies is a typical 15 year old, but he has discovered something that changes everything. “I live in Tewkesbury with my mum, dad andContinue reading
How do we listen to our youngest children and those who care for them?
Google ‘how to listen to under 5’s’ and you find endless pages about encouraging children to listen, but very little on how adults can actively listen to them. This mightContinue reading
Hope for the generations
A #OneDiocese blog by the Revd Tim Hastie-Smith, Vicar of Bibury with Winson and Barnsley and Diocesan Missioner for New Worshipping Communities. “On Wednesday last week, my family and IContinue reading
You can’t love like God without loving his creation, blog by Abby Button
The most encouraging posts I read about living sustainably are the ones that say you don’t have to do it perfectly or change everything about your lifestyle, but to do something little is better than nothing. Thankfully we don’t have to fix this problem by ourselves, but in partnership with God, whose power is greatest in our weakness.
Ken uses locust sandwiches and tennis to bring faith to life
40 years after he came to faith in Jesus, Ken Spensley tells us about how his calling to a life of ministry has played out, and his hunger to doContinue reading
A road trip in a clapped-out Subaru changed my life forever
Oliver Smith was a typical 21-year-old student, immersing himself in all that student life had to offer. But under the surface things were not as they seemed.
Pioneer Ministry blog: The Shift in Language
A Pioneer Ministry blog post from Andy Wilson, Lead Evangelist, Gloucester & Forest Centre of Mission How things are described can often have an impact on how people see themContinue reading
I knew from that moment I could not turn away from God…
Andy Wilson, Lead Evangelist, Gloucester and Forest Centre of Mission shares his faith story in our #OneDiocese blog “At the age of 9, many kids will not necessarily have thoughtContinue reading
Be the change you want to see in the world
A blog from the Revd Dr (Mother) Alycia Timmis, Priest-in-Charge, The Northleach Benefice “Justice” is a word we use and hear quite a lot, but what does it mean? ItContinue reading
Schools in lockdown: stories from the Diocesan Education News
We know many of our colleagues working in our family of church schools go many extra miles to ensure their community of children get as much opportunity as possible to flourish and we areContinue reading
Dreams do come true, by Mother Alycia
Blog by the Revd Dr (Mother) Alycia Timmis: “If we only dare to dream and to trust, God is faithful and takes the hodgepodge, patchwork of our lives and weaves them for His Glory.”
Prayer space at Clearwater: stories from the Diocesan Education News
Subscribe to the Diocesan Education News here On a recent visit and tour of the new school building at Clearwater Church of England Primary Academy, our Strategic Lead for Governance, Nicki, particularlyContinue reading
70th anniversary of the Battle of the Imjin River
A message from Bishop Rachel Last Sunday I had the privilege of leading a short service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Imjin River in theContinue reading
One Christian, making a difference with everyday faith
Hope Price in Fairford, Glos blogs about her experiences over the past year and the ways that her calling has made a difference in her life and that of otherContinue reading
An in-spire-ing project in Newnham on Severn
Jane Curtis, Churchwarden at St Peter’s Church, Newnham-on -Severn blogs about the challenges and rewards of repairing a church spire. What prompted you to begin a big project during lockdown?Continue reading