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Immediate help in an emergency

With many clergy acting as army chaplains, a former chaplain who had got stuck in England when the war started was helping out a Berkshire church. 171 more words

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Saturday smile: six bishops

It is not often that you get six bishops under one roof at the same time, well certainly not in my house. There is perhaps a joke in there somewhere. 208 more words

During the war we all have to make ourselves responsible for more than we could rightly undertake in time of peace

The new vicar of Wargrave took on a new role as school inspector for church schools, mainly because his ownership of a horse meant he had transport denied to others. 268 more words

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Our fourth war-time Christmas: a joy none can take from us

Food shortages, and the use of adulterated products, had one unexpected casualty – the quality of communion bread. The vicar of Cookham Dean reflected on the fourth Christmas of the war. 340 more words

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A new readiness to face a new world

The Bishop of Oxford observed the terrible toll the war was taking at home, but had hopes for a brighter future.

THE BISHOP’S MESSAGE

The following extracts are from the Bishop’s message in the October Diocesan magazine: 352 more words

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"Our earnest approach to and intercession with God is the most powerful weapon we can use for the destruction of German oppression"

Churches in the Bracknell area joined in the commemoration of the war’s third aniversary.

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THE WAR.

Special Services have been arranged for Sunday, August 5th, the anniversary of the commencement of the war. 390 more words

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The walls between races are being done away

The Bishop of Oxford saw the war breaking down barriers of racism, and wanted to spur churchgoers into thinking about mission work after the war. 330 more words

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