The Church's cathedrals in England make an immense contribution
to the country's historic environment. They are physical and social
landmarks. They are often the largest and most architecturally
complex buildings in their area, and they may also be the
Most importantly, cathedrals remain in use for their original
purpose. Through their presence, worship and varied work, they
reach out to their local and wider communities in many ways.
Click here for more about our historic
cathedral buildings (on the ChurchCare website).
The Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England
The Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England (CFCE) is the
national body overseeing the Church's controls over certain types
of work to its cathedrals in England under the Care of Cathedrals Measure 2011. It
also offers advice on matters relating to the architecture,
archaeology, art and history of cathedrals and their precincts,
landscape and environment and publishes a range of policy and
guidance documents. Each cathedral also has a local Fabric
Advisory Committee (FAC).
Click here for more about the work of the CFCE (on
the ChurchCare website).
Click here for access to the CFCE policy and
guidance documents (on the ChurchCare website).
Click here for guidance on making an application
under the Care of Cathedrals Measure (on the ChurchCare
website). This includes a Quick Guide and links to
download the most commonly-used forms in the process.
Your Church Wedding
Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.
Shrinking the footprint
The Church of England's environmental campaign aimed at resourcing the reduction of the church's carbon footprint.
A comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the running of a church, with a wide range of practical advice and tips.
The Church of England wants to encourage gifted and committed young men and women, from all backgrounds, to consider whether God is calling them into ordained ministry as priests.
The Church and Community Fund
The CCF encourages the church to engage with their local communities by funding effective and innovative community outreach projects.
Going for Growth
Going for Growth challenges the Church of England to work towards every child and young person having a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith.
Find out why and how to make a Will, and see how gifts in Wills make dreams come true!
WorshipWorkshop offers Church schools a way of creating engaging collective worship.
Church House Publishing
The Archbishops' Council publishes a range of liturgy, reference and other resources under the CHP imprint.
All things stewardship: resources and guidance on preaching, giving and fundraising with helpful online guides.
The Church of England comprises two Provinces, Canterbury and York. Each province is broken down into dioceses. There are 43 in England (44 including the Diocese in Europe).
High quality media, presentation and new media training for the Church of England and related charities. Find out more about our current courses.
Lambeth Palace Library
The historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Its collections and those of its sister body the Church of England Record Centre (CERC) are freely available for research.
Offering national contracts and buying tips to help the Church buy and save together.
Celebrate 200 years of Church Schools
The National Society celebrates 200 years of Church schools in England and Wales. Find out more about the anniversary and the work of the National Society.