Monday was such a joyful day as female clergy and ordinands came together to celebrate 30 years of women’s ordinations as priests. The time together began with a wonderful afternoon tea, followed by Festal Evensong in Southwell Minster.  We've shared some of the story of the day below. There was a palpable sense of celebration in the air as women began to arrive at the garden party hosted by Bishop Paul and Sarah. Some of those travelled in from around our

Please join us in praying for the candidates who will be ordained as Deacons and Priests on the 29th and 30th June. PRIEST CANDIDATES   DAN BISHOP grew up in Cheshire in a Christian family. At the age of 18, he went to the University of Chester to train as a youth worker, where he met his wife, Anna. They got married in 2016. After university, he served as a lay chaplain in two schools: St. Michael's High School in Chorley, in

You may or may not be a football fan, but with the launch of the Euros this weekend millions across Europe will be gathering around screens to watch the teams perform. We think a national event like the Euros provides a national opportunity for prayer. We've created some simple prayer cards for each country participating, and while the teams are playing we'd encourage you to pray for the country they represent. For each one we'd suggest you spend time giving thanks for that

East Trent Benefice (Besthorpe, Holy Trinity; Girton, St Cecelia; Collingham, All Saints; Collingham, St John the Baptist; Harby, AllSaints; Holme, St Giles; Langford, St Bartholomew; North & South Clifton, St George the Martyr; South Scarle, St Helena; Thorney, StHelen; Winthorpe, All Saints) The Diocese of Faisalabad – The Church of Pakistan (United)

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