Mission of the Month: Bible Reading Fellowship

BRF (The Bible Reading Fellowship) is a Christian charity that started in January 1922 in an Anglican church in Brixton, where the vicar wanted to help his congregation, in his words, ‘to get a move on spiritually’. He began to offer a monthly leaflet of...

From the Vicarage: October

Forty years ago this month, in the first week of October 1979, I left home to begin my studies at University. Just a few weeks short of 19 years old, I was ready for a new adventure. I still remember that first journey from Birmingham to Bristol. It was just under 100...

Ride and Stride

Visit unique historic buildings, see beautiful countryside, get some exercise and have fun with the family! Ride+Stride is a sponsored bike ride or walk in which people all over England walk or cycle between churches, exploring and enjoying the countryside from...

Mission of the Month: Church Army

Church Army Evangelist, Rose Hudson-Wilkin, has a pioneering spirit: she is both the first woman and the first black person to serve as Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons. Since 2007, Rose has also served as a chaplain to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II,...

From the Vicarage: September

Where did August go? For me it began in a field just outside Peterborough with some members of Christ Church and about 8,000 others from churches around the country at the New Wine summer conference. The week is always a highlight of my year (this was the 19th time in...

Mission of the Month: Bible Society

A new beneficiary appears as our Mission for August. The Bible Society is a long-established organisation; which seeks to reach out to some of the most vulnerable and poorest communities around the world and spread God’s word, by providing a Bible to anyone who...