#OneDiocese blog

Welcome to our brand new monthly #OneDiocese blog series, launched in July 2021, which features members of our diocesan community, including volunteers, officers, teachers, clergy and all the people that support and work for the Diocese of Gloucester in various different ways. They share with us some of their personal faith story and how they live out their everyday faith through their work and role in the diocese.



OneDiocese blog: Social entrepreneur shares his ‘why’

January 2022
OneDiocese blog: Social entrepreneur shares his ‘why’

In this #OneDiocese blog, Will Mansell, Pioneer Minister and Founder of the GRACE Network Social Enterprise shares his passion for creating social change through faith and action.

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OneDiocese blog: A relationship with God changes everything

November 2021
OneDiocese blog: A relationship with God changes everything

In a lot of ways Isaac Davies is a typical 15 year old, but he has discovered something that changes everything. “I live in Tewkesbury with my mum, dad andContinue reading

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Hope for the generations

October 2021
Hope for the generations

A #OneDiocese blog by the Revd Tim Hastie-Smith, Vicar of Bibury with Winson and Barnsley and Diocesan Missioner for New Worshipping Communities. “On Wednesday last week, my family and IContinue reading

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A road trip in a clapped-out Subaru changed my life forever

October 2021
A road trip in a clapped-out Subaru changed my life forever

Oliver Smith was a typical 21-year-old student, immersing himself in all that student life had to offer. But under the surface things were not as they seemed.

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Active life and active faith #OneDiocese blog

September 2021
Active life and active faith #OneDiocese blog

Rob French, Head of Sports Ministry for Sportily shares his faith story for our #OneDiocese blog. “Farrier, footballer, farmer, firefighter…. All jobs that I wanted to do when I wasContinue reading

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I knew from that moment I could not turn away from God…

August 2021
I knew from that moment I could not turn away from God…

Andy Wilson, Lead Evangelist, Gloucester and Forest Centre of Mission shares his faith story in our #OneDiocese blog “At the age of 9, many kids will not necessarily have thoughtContinue reading

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Dreams do come true, by Mother Alycia

July 2021
Dreams do come true, by Mother Alycia

Blog by the Revd Dr (Mother) Alycia Timmis: “If we only dare to dream and to trust, God is faithful and takes the hodgepodge, patchwork of our lives and weaves them for His Glory.”

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