Ministry related articles
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community is looking at various different ways in which churches can meet housing need. This week, Mark Bennet, Team Rector at Thatcham in Berkshire, explains why we should hold almshouses in a higher regard.
BBC Panorama programme ‘Is the Church Racist?’ explores allegations of racism and discrimination within the Church of England.
Churches and cathedrals are to toll bells, light thousands of candles and offer prayers as the country marks the first anniversary of lockdown tomorrow.
NEWS / Churches to be encouraged to offer a place of sanctuary for young people as part of efforts to combat knife crime and serious youth violence, in key General Synod debate.
Several children who are regular attendees of Messy Church have come forward for baptism.
A new app designed to help tackle labour exploitation and modern slavery in the farming, horticulture and food production sectors is being launched today by the Church of England’s modern slavery initiative.
A curate has engaged young congregants with Minecraft services.
Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani will be the next Bishop of Chelmsford, Downing Street has announced.
The pandemic forced the community at Trelawny Benefice to worship outside – a move that has since developed into a fully-fledged outdoor ministry, complete with pet services, farmyard nativities and folk concerts.
NEWS / The General Synod today gave its backing to a call for the Church of England to speak out against racism and hate crime directed against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.