Petertide sees a further rise in ordinations
26 June 1999
This year sees a further increase in the numbers of new clergy being ordained by the Church of England. Some 396 new deacons will be ordained around the country this summer (Petertide), up from 363 in 1998.
If you have a view about the Church Urban Fund, let's hear it!
25 June 1999
The Bishop of Bradford, the Rt Revd David Smith, has called for all those with views about the Church Urban Fund (CUF) to contribute to discussions about its long-term future.
Council recommends increase in clergy stipends
21 June 1999
The Archbishops' Council held its sixth meeting, in Lambeth Palace, on 16 June. The main focus was on ministry matters and issues being discussed by the General Synod in York, next month.
Stephen Lawrence, learning, legislation and liturgy to be highlights of Synod agenda
15 June 1999
The Church's response to the report of the Stephen Lawrence inquiry and the challenge of sustaining life-long learning in the Church are among the highlights in a busy agenda for the General Synod's meeting next month.
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.