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Soldiers are confirmed

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

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In the near future there will be probably many applications for permission to erect ugly and inartistic war memorials and monuments

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

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Changed lives

The parish of Sulhamstead prepared for the National Mission.

THE WAR

The solemn self-searching period which has been the call to the nations of the world is approaching its climax in this country in the movement which we call the National Mission. 196 more words

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"It is our serious duty to keep the fabric of our civilization and our religion going through the time of war"

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

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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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