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Bishop Christopher plants tree to mark Queen's Platinum Jubilee and COP26

Bishop Christopher has planted a tree as part of the Queen's Green Canopy and urges our prayers for COP26.


Bishop Christopher visits Richard Ratcliffe

The Bishop of Coventry has visited Richard Ratcliffe, husband to Nazanin, who is on hunger strike outside the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.


Loving the Enemy - a new book by Revd Andy March

Next month, debutant author, Andy March releases the biography of his grandparents, Englishman Fred Clayton and German woman Rike Büttner-Wobst from Dresden, who rose above extreme suffering and defied the hatred and enmity of warring nations to build an enduring bridge of love.


St Oswald's Platter helps feed the Tile Hill community

St Oswald's Church in Tile Hill has started a new initiative to help people in the community in need of food and to reduce food waste.


Bishop Christopher commends the Equip Hub

Bishop Christopher has recorded a video commending the Equip Hub.


New members elected to General Synod

On the 14th October 2021, three clergy and three laity from the Diocese of Coventry were elected to serve on General Synod from 2021 - 2026.


Bishop calls churches to pray for our MPs

Following the murder of Sir David Amess, the Bishop Coventry has called on churches to pray for Sir David's family and also for our local MPs.


Diocesan family join together to explore God's faithfulness

Last month, members of the Diocesan family gathered together in person for the first time since 2020 to explore God's faithfulness through various prayer stations and activities at Coventry Cathedral.


Bishop Christopher honoured by Germany's Federal President

On 1 October, the German Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Andreas Michaelis, presented the Bishop of Coventry, The Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, with the Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, conferred upon him by Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier.


The Lord Lieutenant visits church projects in Warwickshire

Tim Cox, The Lord Lieutenant of Warwickshire, is spending two days visiting community projects being run by the Church of England and other local charities.


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