Companion Links is the commitment made in 2001 by the Syrian Orthodox Diocese of Jerusalem, Jordan and the Holy Lands; the Anglican Diocese of Kaduna, Nigeria and the Diocese of Coventry, England, to enter into a spiritual partnership. Seventeen years on, this partnership is still strong.  ...Click the photo for more.

The Warwickshire and Coventry Historic Churches Trust is holding Ride and Stride 2018, its annual fundraising event, on Saturday 8th September from 10am to 6pm.  ...Click the photo for more.

On Monday 6th August at 6pm, there will be a service of reflection at Coventry Cathedral to remember the devastation caused by the dropping of nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.  ...Click the photo for more.

The newly renovated church hall at St Chad's, Woodend was officially opened on Wednesday 4th July by the Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth; the Lord Mayor of Coventry, John Blundell; Councillor, Pat Seaman and Churchwarden, Lorraine Page.  ...Click the photo for more.

The vocations team at Coventry Diocese have been led and inspired by the national Church of England campaign to encourage ordained vocations amongst those in their teens, twenties and thirties. Over the last five years, the team has developed a Young Vocations Team known as ‘Nudge’ that have engaged with young people from across the diocese and beyond.  ...Click the photo for more.

Kenilworth based charity, Friends of the Holy Land, held their national conference at Lambeth Palace in June. Over 60 Anglican and Roman Catholic representatives from 25 dioceses gathered to hear about the work FHL is doing in the Middle East.  ...Click the photo for more.

Nine new priests and nine new deacons are to be ordained this weekend. Both the priests and the deacons will be ordained at Coventry Cathedral on Sunday 1 July. The priests will be ordained by the Bishop of Warwick, the Right Reverend John Stroyan and the deacons will be ordained by the Bishop of Coventry, the Right Reverend Dr Christopher Cocksworth. The service for the priests will take place at 10.30am and the service for the deacons will take place at 4pm. All are welcome.  ...Click the photo for more.

In this article first published on the Mucknell Abbey website, the Revd Sacha Slavic explains how he can be a benedictine in the community.  ...Click the photo for more.

Each year since 2011, an annual Support Fund meeting has agreed the amount that each deanery is to pay into, or receive from, the Support Fund in the following year. Without generous giving to the Support Fund, we would be unable to continue our ministry and mission across the whole of the diocese. On Saturday 16th June in St. Peter’s Church Centre, Wellesbourne, two representatives from each of ten deaneries and one representative from one deanery gathered for the meeting to share their news, concerns and aspirations, and to agree the Support Fund payments for 2019.  ...Click the photo for more.

On Sunday 1 July, 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.