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Sermon for a Sunday after Christmas

The Revd Kate Massey, Vicar of St Paul's Church Stockingford and Dean of Women's Ministry, will be recording a sermon for Sunday 26 December.

A Christmas gift for St David, Newbold on Stour

St David, Newbold on Stour, well known for its magnificent stained glass, is to share in a £473,700 funding package from the National Churches Trust.

St Paul's Leamington host outdoor event for community

On the 15th December, St Paul's Church in Leamington hosted a festive outdoor evening for local residents.

Jenny Dymond appointed as Joint Registrar

On the 30th November, Bishop Christopher commissioned and appointed Jenny Dymond as Joint Registrar.

Archdeacon Barry's new song

Archdeacon Barry has recorded a new Christmas song.

Bishop of Coventry to lead Further and Higher Education work

The Bishop of Coventry, Dr Christopher Cocksworth, has accepted an invitation from the Archbishops and Canterbury and York to be the Church of England's lead bishop for Higher and Further Education.

Three BCDM modules starting in January

In January 2022 there will be two BCDM modules taking place in person and a third taking place on Zoom.

Get ready for Christmas on A Church Near You

A Church Near You received more than 77 million page views nationally last year and 81 per cent were first-time visitors. Many of these people will have been looking to visit a local church over Christmas – make sure they can find out what your church is doing.

£1.25 million grant for a younger and more diverse church

The Diocese of Coventry is to receive £1.25 million in Strategic Development Funding (SDF) for outreach work in parishes serving estates and suburban areas in the city of Coventry and the Warwickshire town of Bedworth.

Retirement of Ruth Marlow is announced

Bishop Christopher has announced that Ruth Marlow will be retiring as Diocesan Secretary at the end of January. Ruth has served the Diocese of Coventry in this key role for over five years.

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