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Youth Council anniversary celebration – should you be there?

Youth Council anniversary celebration – should you be there?Westminster Abbey is preparing to host a fifth birthday celebration for the Church of England Youth Council.

Commentary on 'Personal Ordinariates' by the Rt Revd Christopher Hill

Commentary on 'Personal Ordinariates' by the Rt Revd Christopher HillA commentary on the meaning of 'Personal Ordinariates'.

Church academies 'family' launches 'new phase of development'

Church academies 'family' launches 'new phase of development'The Archbishop of Canterbury will today address a special gathering of the leaders of the Church of England's growing network of academies, which have already provided a fresh start to the educational chances of 30,000 young people.

Election to the Business Committee of the General Synod

Election to the Business Committee of the General SynodThe Ven Julian Henderson has been elected to the General Synod's Business Committee.

Bishops’ office and working costs published (5)

Bishops’ office and working costs published (5)The 2008 office and working costs of bishops in the Church of England are published today. Figures for individual bishops were first published, for the year 2000, in December 2001. Bishops’ office and working costs were previously published as a total figure.

Young people communicate God’s love through ice-cream, surfing and socks – Youth Evangelism Fund primes the pumps

Young people communicate God’s love through ice-cream, surfing and socks – Youth Evangelism Fund primes the pumpsYoung people in Coventry Diocese are about to blend their love for God with their love of ice-cream by opening an ice-cream parlour, to give away ice-creams and host events for young people in the area who fancy a fun flavour of Church life.

Revision Committee on Women in the Episcopate (1)

Revision Committee on Women in the Episcopate (1)The Revision Committee established by the General Synod to consider the draft legislation on enabling women to become bishops in the Church of England today completed the first phase of its work. The Committee has further meetings planned between now and December and is aiming to complete its task by Christmas so that its report can be debated in full Synod in February and the draft legislation begin its Revision Stage in full Synod.

Conference to explore the future of the countryside

Conference to explore the future of the countrysideA major conference is to bring together leading thinkers on rural economies, planning, policy and mission to explore the sustainability of rural communities and their churches.