Queen Elizabeth

Hundreds gathered in the City Centre at the County Hall for the proclamation of King Charles III on Sunday 11th September . Bishop Paul led prayers for the King and the Royal Family, then he spoke to East Midlands Today to reflect on the proclamation. During his interview, Bishop Paul said, “It’s wonderful to see crowds, both here and in the county, and the proclamations unfolding in our communities. I think people feel, although it’s a real sense of shock, it’s

Please find a list of services across the diocese. Sunday September 18th 10.45am - St Mary’s in the Lace Market, Nottingham 3pm - Representatives from the County of Nottinghamshire gather for a Service of Commemoration - Southwell Minster. Bishop Paul will preach and Sir John Peace will offer a short Tribute to the Queen. 3pm - A Special Commemoration Service for Queen Elizabeth II, Retford Civic Service - St Swithun, Retford 5pm - St Mary Magdalene, Newark 6pm - the Bassetlaw District Council

It has been a quite momentous and emotionally turbulent week, certainly unprecedented for most of us in our lifetime. Last Sunday we knew that we would have a new Prime Minister and government within a few days but we did not imagine that by the following Sunday we would also have a new Sovereign, as our most beloved Queen, who for 96 years had fought the good fight and kept the faith, would finally finish the race marked out for

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