There is no right way of praying.

There are just the ways that are right for you.

But there is also the great heritage of praying that we can learn from and explore.

The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell



If you are new to prayer, you may find this page on the

Church of England's website "Learning to pray" useful.


Diocese of Southwell & Nottingham December Prayer Diary

Click on the front page of the prayer diary below to view - and if you wish to, download - the schedule for this month.



Prayer for the day


Join in with us and thousands of others praying these words today.

Listen to today's prayer or read a plain text version at



First Friday's monthly reading and reflection, with Bishop Paul and Sarah


In Start the Day on the first Friday of the New Year, Bishop Paul and Sarah read from Psalm 7 and speak about learning to trust God as our refuge when times are hard, confident that he is always good and just.






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