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Loughborough church hosts service for vow to the Single Consecrated Life

This was only the second service of its kind in the diocese


Prior of our Community of the Tree of Life to take up a new ministry

Rachel Bennetts will move to Cornwall to develop a ministry of hospitality in retreats and spiritual direction.


10,000 knitted chain links focus prayer for modern slavery victims

The Mothers' Union knitted chain has been on display at the Community of the Tree of Life Chapel


Rachel makes vow committing to a Single Consecrated Life

Bishop Martyn led a service in which Rachel made her commitment


Welcome Service for this year's new monastic community residents

The Community of the Tree of Life is welcoming 13 residents for the next year


New residents arrive at our Community of the Tree of Life

Ten new residents have arrived to start their year at our new monastic community, The Community of the Tree of Life


Church is Changing - Everyday Faith at home

Opportunities to worship online and resources for Everyday Prayer from our churches and new monastic community as well as the national Church and others


Video – Everyday Faith Quick Tips – Praying in the Pauses

Do you ever feel like you're too busy to pray? If so, the reality is probably that you're too busy not to pray. Here Beth has a quick chat with Matt from the Community of the Tree of Life and picks up some tips about fitting prayer into the busyness of everyday life.


Growing attention for the Tree of Life

As the Church Times newspaper features our new monastic community, the Tree of Life, in this week's edition, you can also watch the amazing story of how God led Prior Rachel Bennetts from a life-threatening accident to leading it, available on demand from the world's largest Christian TV channel.


Matt Long announced as Novice Guardian for the Community of the Tree of Life

As our Community of the Tree of Life prepares to welcome its first novices in January next year, Bishop Martyn is delighted to announce the appointment of Matt Long to be the Novice Guardian.


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