Prayer for the Nation

A message from Bishop Steven in light of the Covid-19 death toll

On 26 January 2021, the UK’s Covid-19 death toll sadly reached 100,000 people. In an interview with BBC Radio Oxford, Bishop Steven shared his sympathies and encouraged listeners to join in with Prayer for the Nation, a daily prayer initiative from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.

The Bishops of Buckingham and Reading also shared their thoughts and prayers.


Bishop Steven with John Sentamu Archbishop of York

Welcome to this first edition of a new podcast, My (extraordinary) Family. For each edition Bishop Steven will be talking with someone he’s come to know in his travels about their faith, their work and their story. He will be asking what it means to them to become more Christ-like: contemplative, compassionate and courageous for the sake of God’s world.

To launch the podcast, Bishop Steven’s first guest is none other than the Archbishop of York, John Sentamu…