Parish related articles

  1. 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.

  2. Angels have been appearing across England as a message of comfort and hope ahead of a Christmas like no other.

  3. The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, has encouraged churches and individuals to continue to take precautions to protect the vulnerable from Covid-19.

  4. A church in London has hosted 10 services in just two days as it responded to the challenge of Covid-19 physical distancing restrictions. 

  5. The Church of England has awarded £9 million to dioceses for repairs and specialist advice to parishes, it was announced today.

  6. Analysis for the Trussell Trust shows that nearly 100,000 households sought food aid from its network of food banks for the first time in April and June as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

  7. Churches of all denominations in the North East are working to find ways to build new homes amid concern over a shortage of affordable rented accommodation in the region.

  8. Dave Male, the Church of England’s director of evangelism and discipleship, comments on recent articles and blogs speculating about the ‘Vision and Strategy’ discussions

  9. Churches and cathedrals are taking on the climate crisis with solar panels on their roofs.

  10. Revd Andy Muckle, vicar of St Mary’s Parish Church West Moors reflects on taking part in the Living in Love and Faith (LLF) five-week course over Zoom and explains why others should be encouraged to take part.