Advent related articles
Read the second weekly Advent reflection from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby and Rev Isabelle Hamley: Looking deeper.
Read the first weekly Advent reflection from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby and Rev Isabelle Hamley: Looking Forward.
NEWS / The UK’s recent baking revolution is helping bring families together to share in the joy of Christmas, according the star baker Martha Collison as she backs the Church of England’s #FollowTheStar campaign.
NEWS / The Church of England bishops who met in London this week have made the following statement.
NEWS / Church of England cathedrals and churches illuminated with stars
In the first 48 hours, the advert received over 110,000 views on Facebook, and a further 60,000 on Twitter, entirely through organic sharing by churches and individuals.
Building on the very positive feedback and huge amount of diocesan and local church engagement in #FollowTheStar 2018, we are delighted to be using the same theme for Advent and Christmas 2019 and 2020! Find out how to get involved this year.
#FollowTheStar was the Church of England’s and Archbishops’ Advent and Christmas campaign. It was fantastic to see so many churches use the resources to encourage attendance and share the good news of Jesus Christ at this important moment in the year.
NEWS / Christmas attendance at cathedrals breaks records for second year running.
England’s cathedrals have witnessed their highest Easter congregation numbers in recent years, while visitor numbers increased by a million on the previous year.