Food Matters is a new project from the Diocese of Oxford to help churches connect with the seasons and traditional farming festivals, and explore key food related themes. Find out more.
At a recent Earthing Faith gathering Liz Baker, Director & Community Leader at The Well at Willen, shared a reflection on the Theology of Food: Sleeping with bread’ here is a story from this rather lovely book by Denis, Shelia and Matthew Linn: “During the bombing raids of World War II, thousands of children were […]
The last of our Food Matters seasonal guides includes ways in which you and your church can make the celebrate a Harvest thanksgiving with your community, a reflection on Harvest from a farmer’s perspective, a look at the question of food banks and how we address food poverty in the UK, and prayers for a […]
‘Beyond Foodbanks’ is part of a series of Justice Forums in the Diocese of Oxford. Working in partnership with Church Action on Poverty we are hosting one of their national round table events entitled ‘Beyond Foodbanks’. There has been an explosion of food poverty in the UK in recent rimes, caused by changes to the […]
The third of our Food Matters seasonal guides includes ways in which you and your church can make the themes of Lammas a part of your life and worship, a reflection on “Give us this day our daily bread”, a look at the impact of climate change on wheat, and a prayer exercise involving contemplative […]
The Summer 2013 edition of the Bible Society’s magazine The Bible in Transmission is dedicated to a biblical and theological reflection on food. Full details and download on the Bible Society website
Organised by the Diocese of Oxford as part of the Food Matters project Celebrating Lammas Flour mill visit & contemplative breadmaking session This a day will be an opportunity to explore the agricultural festival of Lammas and the spiritual and physical themes surrounding bread. Beginning with a tour of Wessex Mill (Mill Street, Wantage OX12 […]