Two further statements regarding Peter Ball

Two further statements regarding Peter Ball

A statement from the Diocese of Peterborough On the 13th and 14th January 2020, the BBC broadcast Exposed: The Church’s Darkest Secret, which looked at the sexual abuse carried out by the former Bishop of Gloucester, Bishop Peter Ball, and the attempts to bring him to justice. It also revealed failures by the Church of […]

A statement regarding Bishop Peter Ball

A statement regarding Bishop Peter Ball

Last night, BBC2 broadcast the first part of Exposed: The Church’s Darkest Secret, which looked at the sexual abuse carried out by the former Bishop of Gloucester, Bishop Peter Ball, and the attempts to bring him to justice. The second part will be broadcast tonight at 9pm. If anybody was affected by this programme, please […]

A sad day for the Diocese of Peterborough as Sally Crossley retires

A sad day for the Diocese of Peterborough as Sally Crossley retires

It was a sad day on Wednesday 18th December as staff members past and present bade farewell to Sally Crossley, who is retiring at the end of this week (Friday 20th December). Based at our Bouverie Court office in Northampton, Sally has been the Administrator for three teams at the Diocese of Peterborough for the past […]

An update on the Parish Giving Scheme

An update on the Parish Giving Scheme

Pete Squires, Giving Officer for the Diocese of Peterborough, gives us an update on the Parish Giving Scheme, which began to be implemented by the Diocese in June 2019. As you may already know, the Diocese of Peterborough is in the process of changing its planned giving arrangements to the Parish Giving Scheme (PGS). We […]

Are you using A Church Near You this Christmas?

Are you using A Church Near You this Christmas?

Have you got your Advent and Christmas services listed on A Church Near You? The Church of England’s local church-finder website gets more than 12 million views a year – and 80% of those people are new visitors to the site. At this time of year, people are looking to come to church services. Church […]

An incredible and inspiring (and tiring) pilgrimage!

An incredible and inspiring (and tiring) pilgrimage!

Revd Lisa Holland from the parish of Duston and Upton gives her account of the recent Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land. During October I was extremely privileged to join Bishop Donald’s Pilgrimage to the Holy Land, along with 48 others – mostly from the Diocese of Peterborough. After a very early start at Luton […]

Churchwardens help rugby fans get the full World Cup big screen experience

Churchwardens help rugby fans get the full World Cup big screen experience

Churchwardens from St Stephen’s, Carlby (in the Rutland Deanery) helped give rugby fans a cinematic experience by providing a big screen to show every England game during the Rugby World Cup. Around 30 people of all ages got together from 20th September onwards at Carlby village hall, cheering England at every match through to the […]