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The Big Church Read
The Big Church Read is a new initiative from St Andrew's Bookshop and Hodder & Stoughton to encourage a culture of reading good Christian books within the UK Church.
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Take Heart
Take Heart is a new project that everyone can get involved with. Created by Suzanne Dugmore, Take Heart started with the simple act of making a heart, attaching a Bible verse of hope and then giving it away.
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Welcome to our new Readers
On Saturday 12th September, four new Readers will be admitted and licensed to our diocese.
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More than 3,000 churches receive carbon footprint certificate thanks to new tool
New data reveals that more than 3,000 churches are using a tool created by the Church of England to understand their carbon footprint.
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Willenhall’s socially distanced Brunch Club
St John the Divine Church in Willenhall made changes to their annual brunch club to ensure it was Covid secure.
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Welcoming children during social distancing
Serving Christ Learning Mentor, Anna Naish, writes about welcoming children back to church.
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The road to ordination training
We chat to Cerys Smith who has recently been accepted to train for ordination.
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St Mary’s, Atherstone live streams to 1500 people
The Revd Michael Brandsma and the team at St Mary’s, Atherstone have been streaming their midweek and Sunday services on Facebook and receiving a large number of views.
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UHCW NHS Trust uses 'Hymns We Love' reflections on hospital radio
University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire is using 'Hymns We Love' from DailyHOPE on the hospital radio station.
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Confessions of a Bishop’s Intern
Fred Kratt reflects on the last three years working for the Bishop of Coventry.
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