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Blog of the Bishop of Doncaster - The Rt Revd Peter Burrows. Peter was consecrated as the sixth Bishop of Doncaster at York Minster on 23 January 2012. He serves as the Suffragan Bishop to the Diocese.

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The Centenary Project… growing the church younger

In 2014, the year of Diocese of Sheffield’s Centenary, a significant decision was made to use £1 million of reserve funds into a new, 10-year initiative to create a step change in ministry with children, families and young people.  Now three years later, that money has grown 12 Centenary Project Workers so far, people placed in parishes across the diocese to engage, nurture and disciple children, families and young people. The Project has grown incrementally with progress that has...

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Preached at Celebration of Lay Ministry 2017 – Luke 6

My garden has a number of apple trees and this year an abundance of apples - both cooking and eating apples.  I can’t tell you how many apple crumbles and pies we must have eaten this year already.  Life can be tough sometimes you know, but someone has to rise to the challenge.  But those who know me well will also know that my knowledge of gardening - let alone trees - could be written on the back of a postage stamp.  However, while researching this sermon my attention was drawn to a number...

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