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On Sunday 30 June, seven new deacons are to be ordained at Coventry Cathedral. The new deacons have undertaken a course of study and training, and following their ordination they will serve as curates (assistant ministers) while their training continues. As deacons they will lead worship and carry out pastoral and teaching work. ...Click the photo for more.

The Reverend Clive Hogger, Vicar of All Saints parish in Coventry, is returning to full-time parish ministry having been seconded to the Archdeacons' Team for the past two years. ...Click the photo for more.

On Sunday 30 June, nine new priests are to be ordained at Coventry Cathedral. The new priests have already served as deacons for a year. On their ordination as priests they will remain in their present parishes while their on-going training continues. The service at Coventry Cathedral starts at 10.30am and is open to all. No tickets are needed, and everyone will receive a warm welcome at the main entrance of the Cathedral. ...Click the photo for more.

The Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, is pleased to announce that the Reverend Barry Dugmore has been appointed as Archdeacon Missioner of the Diocese of Coventry. ...Click the photo for more.

In 2017, the Bishop’s Missional Business Community (BMBC) was launched by the Revd James Holden (the Bishop’s Chaplain to Business Leaders). BMBC hosts regular meetings for Christian business leaders to mentor each other and help create a Christian culture in their business. In January of this year a new initiative was launched aimed at those who are not yet business leaders, called BMBC Aspiring Business Leaders. ...Click the photo for more.

In the UK one in four pregnancies end in miscarriage and nine babies are stillborn every day. These statistics underline how common baby loss is, however the subject is rarely discussed and bereaved parents often grieve in silence. The chaplaincy team at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, together with Bereavement midwives, work together to offer help and support for those who have suffered the loss of a baby. ...Click the photo for more.

On Wednesday 15th May, two charity workers from St Mary’s Church in Leamington Spa attended a Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace in recognition for their outstanding commitment to the community projects which they manage. ...Click the photo for more.

St Esprit Church, Marton is said to be one of the oldest churches in Warwickshire, with earliest known references going back to between 1155 and 1160 and the likelihood of there being a wooden church on the site even earlier. Over the last century the church has undergone many changes and during recent works it was discovered that St Esprit is missing an important sheep. ...Click the photo for more.

The parish of St Mark, Flecknoe, is one of the most rural in the Diocese of Coventry. It consists of mostly of farms and small hamlets with about 140 people living in the main village. Ten years ago the church was concerned about dwindling numbers so they decided to make a change. ...Click the photo for more.

Vocation, (from the Latin vocare meaning ‘to call’) is for all God’s people and is about working out who we are supposed to be and what we are supposed to be doing. We are called in many different ways and to many different things. Working out what this calling looks and feels like takes discernment and time. One of the ways in which you can explore this is through the ‘Called: Mission, Ministry & Me’ events which create space to explore, wonder and listen to God. ...Click the photo for more.