Main administrative and pastoral area in the Church of England – often roughly coincides with local county boundaries. There are 42 dioceses.
A commitment to following Jesus day by day
Relations with other churches, aiming at deeper unity
A register of members of the Church of England in each parish who are entitled to elect the parochial church council and attend the annual parochial church meeting.
An ancient name (from the Greek word for 'thanksgiving') widely used today for the service that is otherwise known as the Holy Communion, the Lord's Supper or Mass.
A service of psalms, readings, and prayers in the evening (also called Evening Prayer).
Different ways of doing or being a church. This might be where they meet or how they worship designed to engage people who don't normally go to church
The 'Parliament' of the Church of England. The General Synod usually meets twice a year to debate and discuss matters of interest and to consider and approve amendments to Church legislation.
The praise of God in song, sung at a church service.
An image (usually painted) of a biblical scene or person, or of a saint.