New Adviser in Evangelism appointed
14 June 1999
The Archbishops' Council has appointed Canon Robert Freeman as National Adviser in Evangelism.
Archbishops' Council tackles heavy work programme on church schools and racism
01 June 1999
Education and a response to the Lawrence Enquiry were top of the agenda for the fifth meeting of the Archbishops' Council on 25 May, chaired by the Archbishop of York in the absence of the Archbishop of Canterbury in South America.
Investors can help the Church's mission
27 May 1999
The Investors in People Standard reflects important Christian principles and can help the Church be more effective in its mission, according to the report of a Board of Education task group published today.
Conference to encourage minority ethnic vocations
18 May 1999
The Church of England is encouraging its young minority ethnic members to consider their calling to various ministries, both lay and ordained. A national conference, Thinking about Serving God in Church and Community, will bring them together with clergy and church advisers to help discover the next stage in realising that vocation.
Values underpinning the school curriculum - a response from the Board of Education
12 May 1999
The Church of England Board of Education has welcomed the Qualification and Curriculum Authority (QCA) consultation on Curriculum 2000 and the opportunity to make a contribution to a significant debate.
The Role of Bishops in the Second Chamber
07 May 1999
The Church of England pledges, today (7 May), to maximise its own parliamentary service to the nation while supporting broader faith representation in a reformed Second Chamber. In written evidence to the Royal Commission on Lords Reform, the Church of England asserts that the presence of its bishops adds an extra dimension of experience and expertise to the work of Parliament.
Archbishops' Council works on vision and priorities
04 May 1999
At its first residential meeting, at a retreat house in Morley, Derbyshire, the Archbishops' Council agreed the vision and values which should guide its work and continued to consider its strategic priorities. It also decided to establish a review of clergy stipends and to approve publication of an important document on the future funding of the Church's mission.
Archbishops' Council - a statement on Kosovo
30 April 1999
The Archbishops' Council considered the latest developments in the Balkans. It noted the recent statement by His Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, following his meeting on 15 April 1999 with Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain, that "all genuine opportunities for peace" should be pursued with "single-mindedness and commitment".
The Archbishop of Canterbury's Reaction to Cardinal Hume's Illness
17 April 1999
Today, 17 April 1999, at Lambeth Palace, the Archbishop of Canterbury said: 'I am so sorry to learn of the serious nature of Cardinal Hume's illness ...
Survey shows strong public backing for Christian element in Dome celebrations.
16 April 1999
Over two-thirds of people who plan to watch the millennium celebrations at the Dome on television on New Year's Eve believe there should be a specifically Christian element in the proceedings, according to new research on behalf of the Church of England out today.