Blackburn related articles

  1. Churches and cathedrals are to toll bells, light thousands of candles and offer prayers as the country marks the first anniversary of lockdown tomorrow.

  2. The Church of England is to fund a bold series of projects to spread the Christian faith – from a new congregation in a nightclub area to a weekday church - as part of a £35 million investment in mission.

  3. The Church of England is providing £5.6 million in funding for additional clergy posts across the country from rural areas to inner cities. 

  4. A 'pop up' church based on an allotment gave the term 'church plant' a whole new meaning when multiple baptisms and confirmations took place amongst vegetables and flowers.  

  5. A Church of England primary school has substantially reduced carbon emissions by installing a heat pump below its playing field.

  6. William Nye, Secretary General of the Archbishops’ Council, publishes a ‘lessons learned’ review for the National Church Institutions following Independent Reviewer’s report on the See of Sheffield.

  7. Downing Street today announces the appointment of a new Bishop of Blackburn.

  8. A church in Lancashire has been presented with an American flag by the Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi. 

  9. Tens of thousands of students and young people who may never have been to church before are to be reached by the Church of England with the message of the Christian faith as part of a £9 million funding programme for mission projects across the country, it was announced today.


  10. What began as an amusing way to keep up with seven teenagers in her congregation is now serious outreach for Revd Anne Beverley.