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"Thoughtful men all around us are crying out for a better Europe after the war"

The Bishop of Oxford wrote to churchgoers across the Diocese prior to the launch of the National Mission.

The Bishop’s Letter

Cuddesdon,
Aug. 21, 1916… 768 more words

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"Our Soldiers are doing great things in France, we who are at home must do our part"

Warfield and Bracknell commemorated the second anniversary of the start of the war.

Warfield

AUGUST 4th.-

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

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Can we ask effectively for a reform of national laws?

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

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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.

THE NEW YEAR

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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