Daily Briefing for Thursday 29th November
Issued at 08.55 by lh
Day of Intercession and Thanksgiving for the Missionary Work of
Tomorrow: Andrew the Apostle
Today's press coverage
D Tel p2; Gdn p6; Times p11
Reports of this week's Abps' Council meeting and future of
women bps legislation. http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/faith/article3614712.ece
D Mirror p2; FT p3; Gdn p4; Ind p6; Times p11; D Tel p16; D Mail
p32; Metro p12
Reports that Gov't has accepted principle of proposed Lords
amendment about 'pay-day loans' to Financial Services Bill
supported by, inter alia, the Bp of Durham.
D Tel p14
Report that Abp of Westminster has described proper funding
of care for the elderly as "a fundamental test of civilized
Times T2 p3 (George Booth)
Piece about parental pretences involved in getting children
admitted to a C of E primary school.
D Mail p19
Report of 'anger' as Gov't releases phone app 'to ease the
path for couples wanting to separate'.
D Tel p25
Report of Vatican appeal to restore St Peter's Square,
Midweek Sport p16
Report of research findings to effect that atheists enjoy
better sex lives.
Times p36, on the Synod women bishops vote, from
Tom Sutcliffe, Mary Judkins, and six others.
Your Church Wedding
Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.
Shrinking the footprint
The Church of England's environmental campaign aimed at resourcing the reduction of the church's carbon footprint.
A comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the running of a church, with a wide range of practical advice and tips.
The Church of England wants to encourage gifted and committed young men and women, from all backgrounds, to consider whether God is calling them into ordained ministry as priests.
The Church and Community Fund
The CCF encourages the church to engage with their local communities by funding effective and innovative community outreach projects.
Going for Growth
Going for Growth challenges the Church of England to work towards every child and young person having a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith.
Find out why and how to make a Will, and see how gifts in Wills make dreams come true!
WorshipWorkshop offers Church schools a way of creating engaging collective worship.
Church House Publishing
The Archbishops' Council publishes a range of liturgy, reference and other resources under the CHP imprint.
All things stewardship: resources and guidance on preaching, giving and fundraising with helpful online guides.
The Church of England comprises two Provinces, Canterbury and York. Each province is broken down into dioceses. There are 43 in England (44 including the Diocese in Europe).
High quality media, presentation and new media training for the Church of England and related charities. Find out more about our current courses.
Lambeth Palace Library
The historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury. Its collections and those of its sister body the Church of England Record Centre (CERC) are freely available for research.
Offering national contracts and buying tips to help the Church buy and save together.
Celebrate 200 years of Church Schools
The National Society celebrates 200 years of Church schools in England and Wales. Find out more about the anniversary and the work of the National Society.