Entries by Mike Nunn

Bishop Jan-Olof at the Grand Day Out

Bishop Jan-Olof Johansson, of the Diocese of Växjö, accompanied by Maria Kenstam, Diocesan Communications Strategy Officer, have been in Oxford Diocese to take part in the Grand Day Out and have also joined Bishop John Pritchard for part of his pre-retirement pilgrimage. The visit is particularly symbolic as Bishop Jan-Olof is also on the cusp […]

Cycle Pilgrimage – a first?

Can you do a pilgrimage on bicycles – a proper pilgrimage, that is?  This was the question Ola Isacsson, pilgrimage officer in Växjö diocese, was trying to answer by organising a cycle-pilgrimage from Jönköping to Växjo at the end of May.  Going by bike would mean the problems occasioned for walking pilgrims by the long […]

Try This – a Youth Event on Öland

A view from Sweden In the Norra Öland benefice – or more precisely in the Köpingsvik parish centre – from 9 to 11 June 2014 – we have carried through a project we call ‘Try This’.  It is what it sounds like – a chance to test something!  Young people who have just completed the […]

Swedish Bishops on Climate Change

The bishops of the Church of Sweden have written an open letter on climate issues.  It is a theological contribution to the discussion on climate and sustainability in Sweden, challenging clearly, among others, Swedish and international decision makers. The bishops’ text “A Letter from the Bishops on Climate Issues” is introduced by a summary of […]