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The nation must return to God, to support soldiers coming home

Across the country, the Church of England was planning a National Mission to rally the nation in this difficult time. The Bishop of Oxford wrote to his clergy, in a letter published in the Wargrave parish magazine. 408 more words

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Wargrave supports a Diocesan Hut

Wargrave joined the Diocese of Oxford in aiding spiritual support for the soldiers at the Front.

Church Army Huts

There is abundant testimony to the value of the work done by the Church Army for the Soldiers at the Front and several efforts are being made in the Diocese to help it. 84 more words

Supporting The Troops

"In many ways things seem more hopeful"

The parish of Earley St Peter was optimistic.


At the beginning of last year the Bishop of Oxford, in his message to the Diocese, said: … 148 more words

Hopes And Prayers: The Religious Response

Self-denial: a challenge we cannot ignore

The temperance movement – opposing alcohol consumption – was small but intense in pre-war England. The national crisis gave the campaign a new impetus, especially when King George V led the way with a public pledge to abstain during the war, and October 1915 saw… 640 more words

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Witnessing the breakdown of a civilisation masquerading as Christianity

The Revd T. Guy Rogers preached a farewell sermon at St John’s Church, Reading, just before his departure to become an army chaplain. The Bishop of Oxford also had some words to say about the work of the chaplains. 1,051 more words

Joining Up

"We are all called to some sacrifice in these dark days"

T. Guy Rogers, the popular and dedicated young vicar of Reading St John, found he could no longer deny the call to serve as an army chaplain. 299 more words

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Keep the fabric of civilisation going through the war

The war and its demands on British purses was inevitably affecting giving to other causes. The Bishop of Oxford made an apeal

The Oxford Diocesan Fund: The Appeal for 1915… 465 more words

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