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Coventry Winter Night Shelter (CWNS) is a project run by Coventry Churches around the city, which provides rough sleepers with support, a hot meal, a safe and warm bed for the night and breakfast the next day. The project runs from 1st December – 31st March every year. In this article Zoe Pimentel, Vicar of St Alban's Church in Coventry, writes about the project. ...Click the photo for more.

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are urging voters to “honour the gift of truth” as they engage in political debate in the run-up to the General Election. ...Click the photo for more.

For Richard Moore, a curate at St Nicholas Church in Kenilworth, a major part of his ministry lies outside the church. Alongside working at the church, Richard works full-time in his family’s menswear store in the centre of Kenilworth. Richard wears a dog collar when working in the shop which allows for conversations and questions about faith to naturally come up. ...Click the photo for more.

On the 16th November, Bishop Christopher presented the Diocesan Synod with his presidential address: ...Click the photo for more.

The Church of England’s Environmental Working Group has called for all parts of the Church to recognise the Climate Crisis and step up its action to safeguard God’s creation. ...Click the photo for more.

St Catherine’s Church in Stoke Aldermoor has a new home! The new church building was opened by the Bishop of Coventry, the Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, at a dedication service on 1st October 2019. ...Click the photo for more.

Bishop Christopher has announced that Canon Linda Wainscot will be retiring as the Diocesan Director of Education (DDE) at the end of this academic year. ...Click the photo for more.

Every year on the second Saturday in September, the Warwickshire and Coventry Historic Churches Trust (WCHCT) holds a big fundraising day for the preservation and repair of church buildings. This year's event was called the Bard's Ride and James Kerr, Churchwarden of Pillerton Parish, reports on how it went. ...Click the photo for more.

Bishop Christopher is proud to announce that the Diocese of Coventry has been awarded the Bronze Eco Diocese Award by A Rocha UK. Coventry is only the 6th diocese in England and Wales to receive this award. ...Click the photo for more.

On Saturday 12th October, 150 people from across the diocese gathered together at Harris Church of England Academy in Rugby for the Empowered conference. Empowered was a one day conference to share ideas and think about nurturing faith in children. ...Click the photo for more.