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Church schools conference to celebrate success and plan for the future

Church schools conference to celebrate success and plan for the futureThe stage is being set for a major conference celebrating the achievements of church schools in England and Wales that will offer delegates the opportunity to explore the role that Church of England and Church in Wales schools play in offering inclusive education with a distinctively Christian ethos to more than 920,000 children and young people.

Oxford see house

Oxford see houseThe Church Commissioners’ search for a property with the potential to be a suitable new house for the next Bishop of Oxford is to continue.

Church of England opens virtual door on its documentary heritage

Church of England opens virtual door on its documentary heritageInformation on the rich documentary heritage of the Church of England is now only a click away with the launch of a dedicated Libraries and Archives section on the Church of England’s popular website.

The importance of religious education: joint statement

The importance of religious education: joint statementJoint statement from the Department for Education and Skills and faith communities on the importance of religious education:

New resources published to help churches bring baptism to life

New resources published to help churches bring baptism to lifeBaptism is a major milestone on the Christian journey but finding appropriate materials to help young children understand the significance of the event can be a tough challenge. Tackling this head on are two new resources published this month by Church House Publishing, which aim to bring the baptism service to life for young children.

Youth pledge action on spirituality, peace and justice

Youth pledge action on spirituality, peace and justiceThe Church of England Youth Council – the national representative body exclusively for young adults within the Church – has marked its first anniversary with a full council meeting in Buckinghamshire of more than 30 members from across 17 dioceses.

Archbishop: Synod call was expression of ‘concern’

Archbishop: Synod call was expression of ‘concern’The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams has written to England’s Chief Rabbi, Dr Jonathan Sacks, offering his personal reassurances following the vote on Ethical Investment in the Church of England’s General Synod earlier this week.

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General Synod - Summary of business conducted on Thursday 9th February pm

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General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted, Thursday 9th February am

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Wednesday 8th February pm

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Wednesday 8th February pm