Mission 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.
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.
Children and young peoples’ mental health has been supported by a ground-breaking, large-scale project from the Diocese of Manchester.
A church-run group for people with dementia and their carers has adapted to the coronavirus restrictions by setting up a Whatsapp network and phone support during the pandemic.
Churches are running summer staycations and holiday-at-home experiences for people of all ages unable to holiday due to the coronavirus pandemic.
An initiative bringing hope to thousands of people in a former Staffordshire coal-mining town will continue beyond lockdown as a model for supporting the community.
Tens of thousands of people have rediscovered the ancient monastic cycle of daily prayer during the pandemic, with one new Church of England worship podcast accessed more than half a million times in just over three months.
The Revd Canon Dr Chigor Chike has been appointed as the Church of England’s interim National Adviser Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns as work begins to establish a new body to combat racism.
As lockdown continues to ease, churches across the country continue to innovate to keep their congregations as safe as possible.
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.