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Diocese of Chichester celebrates The Year of The Bible in full Technicolor!

Diocese of Chichester celebrates The Year of The Bible in full Technicolor!

19 July 2017 Read more

The Diocesan Art Competition for the Year of The Bible culminated in two exhibitions and prize giving events across the diocese in July. 

Church schools across the diocese fully embraced the challenge set, with over 70 church schools taking part. 

Art work ranged from intricately painted silks, a plethora of Ark’s, numerous whales and a life sized Goliath; which is now proudly guarding the entrance to the Education department in Church House! One school even went so far as to hire a swimming pool to re-enact the great flood, using under water cameras to capture the action. 

Due to the awe-inspiring response to the competition, judging took place in two rounds. The first round of judging saw the two ...

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    Bishop Geoffrey Rowell RIP

    11 July 2017 Read more
    A Solemn Requiem Eucharist was held on Wednesday 5 July at The Cathedral to celebrate +Geoffrey's life. The former Bishop in Europe was an assistant bishop in this diocese.The former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Williams, ...
  • Bishop Martin reflecting on the weekend's General Synod in York.

    Bishop Martin reflecting on the weekend's General Synod in York.

    11 July 2017 Read more
    Bishop Martin reflecting on this weekend's General Synod in York, said: "The widely reported debates at the General Synod on the needs of people discerning gender orientation and transgender identity are an indication of the ...
  • Parish captures vision of ‘being church’

    Parish captures vision of ‘being church’

    7 July 2017 Read more
    Revd Paul Matthews and his wife Zena from the parish of Chidham in West Sussex have been commended for being ‘enthusiastic kingdom builders’ for delivering an outreach project to a care home for the elderly. ...