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  1. Lessons from lockdown COVID-19 has taught us the importance of hol.png

    Covid-19 restrictions: reaction from the Bishop of London

    14/06/2021

    Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, who chairs the Church of England’s Covid Recovery Group, responds to the announcement of a delay in lifting coronavirus restrictions

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    Church Commissioners’ statement on ExxonMobil’s AGM

    02/06/2021

    The Church Commissioners for England made the following statement following ExxonMobil’s AGM.

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    New Bishops of Birkenhead and Stockport announced

    27/05/2021

    The Venerable Julie Conalty, currently Archdeacon of Tonbridge, will be the next Bishop of Birkenhead, and the Revd Canon Sam Corley, currently Rector of Leeds Minster, will be the next Bishop of Stockport, Downing Street has announced. 

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    July Synod timetable published

    26/05/2021

    First full in-person meeting of the Church of England’s General Synod for 18 months to take place at Church House, Westminster, from Friday July 9 to Tuesday July 13

  5. Contactless giving mechanisms

    Church of England commits £1.25 million to enabling digital giving in parishes

    25/05/2021

    First pilot begins as Church of England aims to enable contactless giving in half of all parishes over the next two years. 

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    Update on singing in churches

    24/05/2021

    The Church of England values our precious choral tradition which is at the heart of our Christian worship and the cultural heritage of the nation, and which offers a first class musical education to thousands of children and young people.

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    LLF Next Steps Group meeting 11 May 2021

    21/05/2021

    The fourth meeting for 2021 of the LLF Next Steps Group was held on 11 May.

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    Statement by the Archbishop of Canterbury

    20/05/2021

    Following a recent meeting with survivors of the abuse carried out by John Smyth QC, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has made the following the statement today: 

  9. SDF funding 2021

    Students and young adults to be reached as part of £9 million funding package for mission

    20/05/2021

    Tens of thousands of students and young people who may never have been to church before are to be reached by the Church of England with the message of the Christian faith as part of a £9 million funding programme for mission projects across the country, it was announced today.

     

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    House of Bishops Meeting 17th-18th May 2021

    18/05/2021

    The House of Bishops met on the afternoon of Monday 17 May and the morning of Tuesday 18 May remotely via Zoom.