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Successful youth vocations conference continues on Facebook

Successful youth vocations conference continues on Facebook

Further update on the Clergy Pensions Scheme – Recession forces contribution increase

Further update on the Clergy Pensions Scheme – Recession forces contribution increaseFalling share prices and yields on gilt edged securities have forced the Church of England Pensions Board to increase contribution rates from 1 January, 2010.

Online Bible verses give hope to hopeless in current financial situation

Online Bible verses give hope to hopeless in current financial situationWords of hope and specially selected Bible verses have been added to the Church of England’s Matter of Life and Debt online initiative to help those suffering from the agony of hopelessness in the current financial situation.

Growing churches sit down for ‘Big Lunch’

Growing churches sit down for ‘Big Lunch’Churches are being encouraged to grow their own produce – or use local food – and break bread with their own community as part of the Eden Projects nationwide ‘Big Lunch’ this summer.

Offering a welcome for all: church accessibility guidance updated

Offering a welcome for all: church accessibility guidance updatedA thoroughly updated guide on how to make church buildings as accessible as possible to people with disabilities has been reissued this month.

Archbishops' Council Spending Priorities 2010-2015

Archbishops' Council Spending Priorities 2010-2015A review group, set up by the Archbishops' Council in November and chaired by Andrew Britton, the chair of its Finance Committee, has published a consultation document as a first step in establishing spending priorities for the Council for 2010-15.

Brand new resources for Vocations Sunday 2009 affirm all in how they serve

Brand new resources for Vocations Sunday 2009 affirm all in how they serveFresh worship resources for use on or around Vocations Sunday 2009 (May 3rd) are now available on the Church of England website to encourage and affirm all Christians in their vocations and ministry.

Churches across England offer fresh takes on world’s ultimate story of death and life

Churches across England offer fresh takes on world’s ultimate story of death and lifeThis week, the most significant days of the Christian calendar are being marked with a wide range of innovative services and events to help regular worshippers and those with less experience of church explore the story of Easter.

Charity 'rain tax' petition delivers 45,000 signatures to Downing Street

Charity 'rain tax' petition delivers 45,000 signatures to Downing StreetCampaigners have today delivered a 'rain tax' petition to the door of Downing Street, and are demanding action from the Government.

National Adviser for Quality in Reader Education appointed

National Adviser for Quality in Reader Education appointedSue Hart from the Diocese of Newcastle has been appointed as Ministry Division’s first National Adviser for Quality in Reader Education.
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