Communications and Press

LIFE is about sharing our stories in new and different ways so people will know the transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ.

The communications department supports our vision by producing publications, providing content – word, photos and video and resources for parish life. We also offer training and we work with the media to tell our stories.

Share your stories

What’s going on in your area? We want to share more about the interesting, unusual and exciting things going on in your part of the Diocese.
Send your story in via email
Alternatively, fill out the form at the bottom of this page

Publications

The Messenger
A themed publication for parish and village magazines.
March Messenger Word
March A5 Messenger PDF
March A4 Messenger PDF
Send your stories and events and sign up to receive your copy by emailing kclamp@glosdioc.org.uk
See also: Safeguarding Newsletter (sent to all nominated Safeguarding people)

The Bulletin
The Bulletin is a monthly round up of the key stories and information. It comes out on the first week day of each month.
View the latest editions →



Media support

We are available to advise and support you on all media queries, whether you have a local story that you would like to promote or need help in dealing with a journalist’s request.

We can assist you to manage any potential or current media issues. We can advise you most effectively if we are involved in the situation from an early stage, so please contact us as early as possible. If you receive a call from a journalist that you do not feel comfortable dealing with take the journalist’s contact details, the nature of their query and the deadline that they are writing to and get in touch with us so we can respond to them directly. If it’s out of hours call the on call mobile 07811 174125

Training

We recommend the regular communications training courses offered by Church House Westminster. We also provide in house training for the development and best use of websites and social media and provide what we call a ‘comms surgery’ where people can either drop in to see us or call about any issues they have around communications. When we have dates we post them here, but if you would like to find out more please contact ltaylor@glosdioc.org.uk

Images and logos

For alternative versions (including vector formats), please contact us using the details above.

Diocese logo black and whiteDiocesan logo comms navy

Life vision logo


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