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Hundreds gather to celebrate 30 years of the ordination of women

On Sunday 21st April at 4pm, clergy and lay people from across the Diocese of Coventry gathered at Coventry Cathedral to celebrate 30 years of women being ordained priests.

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Deanery Environmental Representatives

Godfrey Armitage, our Diocesan Environment Officer, writes about the role and purpose of our Deanery Environmental Representatives.

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Work out your church’s carbon footprint to help care for God’s creation

The Church of England’s Energy Footprint Tool is now open for churches to enter fuel and power use from 2023.  

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A update from our Diocesan Secretary

Our diocesan secretary, Jacqueline Ladds, gives an update.

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Youth City Praise and Prayer

The first ever Coventry Youth City Praise and Prayer is taking place on Friday 19th April from 7 to 9.30pm at Elim Church, Coventry.

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Zero Interest – a new podcast

The Diocese of Coventry has launched a new podcast series focusing on our pledge to achieve net zero carbon by 2030 called ‘Zero Interest ‘.

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Why Net Zero is crucial for the Church

We talk to Godfrey Armitage, Diocesan Environment Officer, and the Revd Tim Cockell, Acting Archdeacon Pastor, about why our commitment to net zero carbon is so important.

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Bishop Ruth's sermon from the Chrism Service

Bishop Ruth's sermon from the Chrism Service at Coventry Cathedral on Thursday 28th March 2024.

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An Easter message from Bishop Ruth

Bishop Ruth has recorded a Easter message for the people of Coventry and Warwickshire.

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A Conversation on 30 Years of Ordaining Women Priests

As we continue our celebration of the 30th anniversary of the ordination of women priests, Bishop Ruth and Dean John have a conversation about the journey so far.

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