‘Walking in her shoes’ – Bishop of Reading shares burden of Ethiopian women

The Bishop of Reading Andrew Proud will be donned his sandals and hoisted a bundle of firewood as he walked through the shopping centre of Reading in the shoes of Ethiopian women living in poverty ahead of this year’s Christian Aid Week (May 10-16, 2015). Bishop Andrew is joining Christian Aid in asking the British…

Reading welcomes new area dean

Heavenly voices filled the rafters of Reading Minster of St Mary The Virgin as church leaders from across the town welcomed its new Area Dean at a very special service.…

On the wings of a dove

In a symbolic ceremony outside Reading Minster today, The Bishop of Reading the Rt Revd Andrew Proud, let three doves of peace fly free into the beautiful spring sunshine.…

Now, on the main stage…

  THE first act on Reading Festival’s main stage this year wasn’t The Cure, Paramore or Florence and The Machine – it was group led by the Bishop of Reading, the Rt Revd Andrew Proud.…