New Director of Education will be Peter Cantley

New Director of Education will be Peter Cantley

The new Director of Education for the Diocese of Peterborough from 1st January 2018 will be Peter Cantley Peter grew up in Manchester and was educated at Manchester Grammar School, Capernwray Bible School and Warwick University. In his early career, Peter gained experience of both primary and secondary teaching in Church of England schools, as […]

New Canon Missioner appointment announced

New Canon Missioner appointment announced

It was announced yesterday (1st October 2017) that Bishop Donald has appointed the Revd Canon Sarah Brown as Canon Missioner, a full time residentiary post at the Cathedral which she will take up in January 2018. Sarah is currently Team Vicar of Daventry with Special Responsibility for Braunston, Welton and Ashby St Ledgers and Rural […]

Bishop John’s visit to Exton Prayer Garden

Bishop John’s visit to Exton Prayer Garden

On Tuesday 18 July, Bishop John visited Exton Church of England School to dedicate the new prayer garden, which has been created, by Cathy Dyson (Reader) and a team from Exton. In the busy daily life of a school, the prayer garden provides a space for quiet and reflection for the benefit of both pupils […]

A new Dean has been appointed to Peterborough Cathedral

A new Dean has been appointed to Peterborough Cathedral

Downing Street has announced this morning (18th July 2017) that The Queen has approved the appointment of the Revd Canon Tim Sledge as Dean of Peterborough. Canon Sledge is currently Vicar of Romsey in the Diocese of Winchester, a post he has held since 2008. Before that he spent five years as Mission Enabler in […]

Community project launched

Community project launched

A joint community project between Church Mission Society and Hull Youth for Christ has been given a long term boost with the purchase of a large former vicarage to serve as permanent home for the project. The building, which has been purchased by CMS, will provide security for the community and family projects that have […]

The Bishop’s Home Group course

The Bishop’s Home Group course

By Peter Stilling When I mentioned that I was going on a Home group leaders course a couple of people said to me, “Why do you need a course on how to run a group ?” and “You have devised and run, work and church groups so why this?” My answer;  From time to time […]

Church of England releases prayers for Mothering Sunday, 6 March

Church of England releases prayers for Mothering Sunday, 6 March

Three prayers for Mothering Sunday have been released today by The Church of England: Loving God, Thank you for mums and children and for all the joy of family life. Be with those who are grieving because they have no mother; Be close to those who are struggling because they have no children; Be near […]

The Queen says she is ‘very grateful’ for the nation’s prayers

The Queen says she is ‘very grateful’ for the nation’s prayers

In a strong statement of faith, the Queen has said that she is ‘very grateful’ to the nation for its prayers for her and that she has felt God’s ‘faithfulness’ during 64 years on the throne. The comments – rare insights into the Queen’s personal thoughts and Christian faith – came in the forward to […]

The egg that shares the Easter story

The egg that shares the Easter story

This year The Real Easter Egg range has had a makeover and each single boxed egg includes a unique copy of the Easter story in the shape of a pull out 37 cm high cross illustrated by Helen Cann. The Original milk chocolate egg includes images of spring and three crosses on the box with […]

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