Diocesan News – Ukraine

We have two important events across the Diocese this week.  Please join if you can and invite others for whom they may be of interest.

Wednesday 16th March 18:00CET

The first of our weekly Lenten Vigils with Prayers for Peace in Ukraine. Vigil with Prayers information

Friday 18th March Midday CET


There will be a briefing for all chaplaincies who are interested in hearing more about the Bishop’s Lent and Easter Appeal for the Ukraine.  This was previously scheduled for Thursday 17th March and will now be on Friday 18th March.

Midday CET for maximum 1 hour.

The meeting will include:

  1. Introduction to the Appeal from Bishop Robert
  2. Updates on projects and partnerships
  3. Information from the Clewer Initiative who are the experts in the Church of England about incidents of People Trafficking in a refugee crisis
  4. How chaplaincies can support or initiate projects via the appeal
  5. Q and A

The Diocese in Europe and USPG have launched a joint appeal to help all those harmed by the war in Ukraine in and beyond Ukraine itself.  Money will be channelled through our Churches and partner agencies both now and in the longer term.  If you can give please do so here:



Goodness is stronger than evil;
Love is stronger than hate;
Light is stronger than darkness;
Life is stronger than death;
Victory is ours through Him who loves us.
Desmond Tutu from his African Prayer Book

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