Church 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. The Archbishops and Bishops have urged everyone to follow the instructions given by the Prime Minister to stay in their homes in a national effort to limit the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

  3. The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church”.

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

  5. Hundreds of children at church school given innovative boxes complete with craft activities for Advent and Christmas. 

  6. A food pantry at a church in the Diocese of Chichester opened its doors to eight people in October 2021. It now supports 80 people regularly, including 31 families at a school Pop up Pantry.

  7. A parish church has celebrated 100 years of murals, said to be of “national significance,” by having them restored. 

  8. NEWS / On the day that the UK was set to leave the European Union, Christians across England are coming together to pray. 

  9. COMMENT / The Church of England's Chief Education Officer warns that schools must not be run on the same logic as supermarkets, ahead of a symposium at Lambeth Palace.

  10. 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.