Soldiers were among the young churchgoers seeking to be confirmed in the Church of England as they embarked on the danger of active service.
The Confirmation… 118 more words
There was concern that war memorials should be in good taste. Faculties are official authorisation from the diocese required of all alterations to Anglican church buildings. 130 more words
The demands of the war meant there was less money to spare for churches and charities. the Diocese of Oxford appealed not to be forgotten. 304 more words
The Bishop of Oxford wrote to churchgoers across the Diocese prior to the launch of the National Mission.
The Bishop’s Letter
Aug. 21, 1916… 768 more words
Warfield and Bracknell commemorated the second anniversary of the start of the war.
The Vicar is unable to hold the Anniversary of the War Service this year on August 4th, as the Bishop has called all the Clergy into retreat that week in preparation for the National Mission. 290 more words
The Bishop of Oxford thought the church should take a hard look at its own failings before attacking the country.
THE BISHOP’S MESSAGE
The following extracts are from the Bishop’s message in the July Diocesan magazine: 429 more words