Content for parishes:
Key Comms resources:
Meet the team:
- Message from Bishop Robert, 1 February 2022
- Praying together for LIFE Together
- Message from Bishop Robert: The God who calls us is faithful
A few good links
LIFE is about sharing our stories in new and different ways so people will know the transforming Gospel of Jesus Christ.
The Communications and Engagement 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
A new posdcast series for 2020 -In conversation with Bishop Rachel. Bishop Rachel speaks to people from across the diocese and beyond about a range of topics and gets to the heart of topical issues in our world today. Find out about different projects, organisations, partnerships and inspirational stories, as well as hearing from senior leaders, both lay and ordained, throughout the Diocese. NB. This podcast will be available via Apple Music very soon.
Publications: The Messenger
A new look, themed publication for parish and village magazines.
Publications: The Bulletin
We are available to advise and support you on all media queries and communication, 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
Social Media training
A wide variety of training for the use and best practice of social media is available through the national digital team, whom we work closely with. Please do check out all their training and resources. If there is support you need , but can’t find it on the Digital Labs site, just email Sam Cavender on