Updates to Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance 16 July
The documents have been published and updated to help churches to prepare for stage 4 of the Government’s roadmap coming into effect on Monday 19 July. Please note that the guidance within them will come into effect on that date, and will be updated to reflect any additional Government guidance.
Generosity Week resources now available
Generosity is at the heart of our faith. We believe in a generous God and our own generosity is a testament and hallmark of our faith in action. Church of England resources are now available to run a Generosity Week in your parish - use these resources at a time to suit your parish. All resources are free to use and helpful webinars are running from 13 July.
Our new priests - 2021
The last of the ordinations 2021 has taken place at St Peter's Brighton. Four new priests will now serve in parishes across the City.
Please pray for all our new deacons and priests ordained this year.
Welcoming our new deacons!
The bishop ordained eight new deacons at the Cathedral on Saturday 26th June.
New Dates for Churchwardens Visitations
Due to the government restrictions being extended, new dates have been added for visitations. Please contact Marc Sacher on firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Safeguarding Sunday 10th October
The Church of England is supporting this year’s Safeguarding Sunday, 10 October 2021, encouraging local churches to use their regular Sunday service to explore together what safer places look like, and to thank all those working behind the scenes to make our churches safer for all.
Faith in Sussex issue 30
Bishop Martin introduces issue 30 of Faith in Sussex saying: "This edition of Faith in Sussex indicates how much we have all been immersed in loss and survival during the pandemic.
The message that emerges from our diocesan stories is a tremendously positive one of change inspired by hope and faith in Jesus Christ."
We hope you enjoy this issue