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As part of the Church of England we serve over a million people through our network of around 300 churches across the city and county of Nottinghamshire, with two in South Yorkshire, and 73 church schools. We seek to live for Jesus and make his grace and truth known for everyone in our world today.

Our Vision

We believe there is nothing better anyone can do with their life than become a follower of Jesus Christ. For this reason we are committed to Growing Disciples, reaching wider in every community, connecting with younger generations to pass on the Good News of Jesus, and nurturing deeper roots of faith.

Our Diocese

We serve over a million people and represent the Church of England in Nottinghamshire and two parishes in South Yorkshire, sharing our faith, supporting communities and seeking the transforming presence of God to express Christianity in diverse, inclusive and vibrant ways across urban, suburban, estate, rural village, market town and post-industrial contexts.

Our People

Every person in each local church is called to join in with the mission of God. We seek to help and care for people in all the communities across our diocese, making a difference in living for Christ.


May 31st

On The Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth and ahead of World Environment Day on June 5th, we pray: God of creation, who loves all he has made and all that has evolved, open the eyes of your people, that your love might be reflected in our care for the planet. Through Jesus Christ, who walked this earth and calls us by name. Amen.We also pray for The Diocese of Tasmania – The Anglican Church of Australia (Tasmania […]

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Join Our Team

We’re always on the look out for talented and passionate people to join our ever growing team of people. Take a look at our vacancies below.

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Diocesan Day of Prayer – 8 June 2023

We are designating the second Thursday of every month a special diocesan day of worship and prayer. We do hope that you will come along to one or many of these gatherings, as we wait on the Lord in expectation for his guidance, refreshment and renewal.

Life Events

There are a range of services to mark special and significant moments in life.
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