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  • Diocesan Lent Appeal raises awareness of Homelessness

    Diocesan Lent Appeal raises awareness of Homelessness

    By: Diocese of Chichester When: 28 March 2017
    This year's Diocesan Lent Appeal has raised awareness of homelessness and the work of the YMCA Downslink, especially with Anglican churches said Lucy McGrath, YMCA's Lead chaplain based in Hove. Lucy was full of praise ...
  • Bishop Martin's Reflections on the Lent Sunday Readings

    Bishop Martin's Reflections on the Lent Sunday Readings

    By: Bishop of Chichester When: 28 March 2017
    5th Sunday of Lent Ezekiel 37.1-14 Romans 8.6-11 John 11.1-45 Mark Stibbe has written an intriguing article about the story of Lazarus. It’s entitled “Tomb with a view” (New Testament Studies 40 (1994) 38-54, drawing ...
  • Commemorating Sussex Ringers

    Commemorating Sussex Ringers

    By: Diocese of Chichester When: 28 March 2017
    A special service to remember the lives of 258 Sussex bellringers who served during the First World War will take place in a church that has the only 12-bell tower in Sussex. St Swithun's church ...
  • Bishop urges prayers for the dead, the injured, and the Westminster community.

    Bishop urges prayers for the dead, the injured, and the Westminster community.

    By: Diocese of Chichester When: 23 March 2017

    The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, this morning urged his parishes to join in prayers for those who so tragically lost their lives in London yesterday as well as their families, the injured and all those caught up in the aftermath as events unfolded.

  • Bishop's Liaison Officer for LGBTi Community appointed

    Bishop's Liaison Officer for LGBTi Community appointed

    By: Diocese of Chichester When: 20 March 2017
    The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, has announced the appointment of Reverend Andrew Woodward, Priest in Charge of St Mary's Kemp Town and Rural Dean of Brighton, as the first Bishop's Liaison Officer for ...
  • Year of Bible lectures start this week.

    Year of Bible lectures start this week.

    By: Diocese of Chichester When: 20 March 2017
    The first of four lectures to be held across Sussex to mark the Diocese of Chichester's Year of the Bible takes place on Thursday (23 March. 10:30am)The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner, has invited ...
  • Bishop Martin's Reflections on the Lent Sunday Readings

    Bishop Martin's Reflections on the Lent Sunday Readings

    By: Bishop of Chichester When: 20 March 2017
    4th Sunday of Lent 1 Samuel 16.1-13 Ephesians 5.8-14 John 9 Into Great Silence is an extraordinary film about the Grand Chartreuse, a Cistercian monastery in the French Alps. The monks live a form of ...
  • Bishop Martin's Reflections on the Lent Sunday Readings

    Bishop Martin's Reflections on the Lent Sunday Readings

    By: Bishop of Chichester When: 20 March 2017
    Bishop Martin's Reflections on the Lent Sunday Readings3rd Sunday of Lent Exodus 17.1-7 Romans 5.1-11 John 4.5-42They ought to know how to treat women with respect in Axum, the oldest inhabited city in what is, ...
  • Young Vocations Day

    Young Vocations Day

    By: Bishop of Chichester When: 13 March 2017
    Twenty-two people from a wide range of church traditions gathered in chichester to hear first-hand experience about the meaning of vocation and being called to ministry from the Bishop of Chichester and others. Rev'd Dr ...
  • Chichester A27 - Community comes together

    Chichester A27 - Community comes together

    By: Bishop of Chichester When: 8 March 2017
    The Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner joined councillors, community groups and campaigners to pledge support in finding a way forward for improvements to the A27 at Chichester.The meeting was called by West Sussex County ...
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