On 9th February 2017 the House of Lords debated a motion from Crossbench Peer Baroness Cox “To ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of recent developments in Syria.” The Bishop of Coventry, Rt Revd Dr Christopher Cocksworth, spoke in the debate.  ...Click the photo for more.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling Christians to join them in a global time of prayer between Ascension and Pentecost, 25th May – 4th June this year. They are asking us all to pray ‘Come, Holy Spirit’, that we may be empowered as witnesses to Jesus Christ; that God’s kingdom may come in our lives, in this nation and beyond.  ...Click the photo for more.
Coventry Cathedral has announced that it will be launching a new missionary project this autumn. The vision is for a pioneering community that offers a home to the spiritually lost and seeking, to those who have wandered away from God, to those who have never known God and to those who have lost their faith in the church.  ...Click the photo for more.
Last week, the Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth, visited Iraq as part of a global delegation of church leaders. The 14-member delegation organised by the World Council of Churches (WCC) spent five days in Iraq, in both Baghdad and the northern Kurdistan region. During the trip, the delegation talked to political religious and humanitarian leaders about the future of vulnerable people in Iraq following the expected military defeat of so-called ‘Islamic state.’  ...Click the photo for more.
Fresh Start is a new initiative by Together for Change. Led by Cultural Links Worker, Matt Robinson, Fresh Start aims to befriend and provide practical support for people from different cultural backgrounds.  ...Click the photo for more.
In the article below, Revd Gillian Roberts, Priest-in-Charge of The Bridges Group of Parishes, writes about organising deanery wide "Massive" Messy Church events.  ...Click the photo for more.
Are you or is someone you know interested in exploring God’s calling? This year, the Diocese of Coventry will be running a series of three evenings to help you go deeper into your own vocation. These sessions aim to enable you to grow in your walk of faith and gain a fresh perspective on how God might be calling you to mission and ministry in the Church and the world.  ...Click the photo for more.
Tools with a Mission is a UK based Christian charity that collects unwanted tools, refurbishes them, sorts them into trade kits and sends them across the world to help people support their communities through livelihood creating projects. The charity - which has bases in Coventry and Kenilworth - send around 22 containers filled with over 300 tonnes of tools every year to third world countries.  ...Click the photo for more.
On the 15th of December, Bishop Christopher, Bishop of Coventry welcomed Mr Nadhim Zahawi, the Member of Parliament for Stratford-upon-Avon, a group of Kurdish refugees associated with the Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre, and its director Mr Sabir Zazai to Bishop’s House.  ...Click the photo for more.
For his annual BBC New Years Message, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, visited Coventry. Archbishop Justin visited the grounds of the cathedral ruins, the new cathedral next door, and the Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre, where he reflected on the themes of reconciliation and forgiveness.  ...Click the photo for more.