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  1. The Living in Love and Faith logo on a computer.

    LLF Next Steps Group meeting 25 March 2021


    The third meeting for 2021 of the LLF Next Steps Group was held on 25 March remotely via Zoom.

  2. Credit Diocese of Norwich Luke W Bryant

    New findings published in long term study into clergy wellbeing


    The latest set of findings from a 10-year research programme into the factors that enable clergy to flourish in ministry are published today by the Church of England.


  3. The Church of England logo.

    BBC Panorama programme 'Is the Church Racist?'


    BBC Panorama programme ‘Is the Church Racist?’ explores allegations of racism and discrimination within the Church of England.

  4. His Royal Highness Prince Philip

    HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh: Tributes from Church of England Bishops


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York lead tributes from Bishops of the Church of England following the announcement of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

  5. His Royal Highness Prince Philip.

    Condolence book for HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, opens online


    The Church of England has opened an online condolence book following the announcement from Buckingham Palace of the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

  6. View of computer screen inside General Synod Assembly hall

    General Synod papers published


    The spring group of sessions of the General Synod will take place online on Friday April 23 and Saturday 24.

  7. Grave yard and parish church shown with nice tree in bloom and grass between the grave yards in the church yard (note lower quality)

    Churches launch nature count to assess biodiversity within “National Park” of churchyards


    Hundreds of churches have already signed up to a week-long ‘nature count’ occurring this summer, which will encourage people to visit churchyards and record what they see.

  8. The Church of England logo.

    Maundy Thursday resources for prayer at home


    The Maundy Thursday video and text has been withdrawn because of the perceived association of the readings and actions with a Jewish seder meal. Comment from the Revd Dr Richard Sudworth, the Church of England’s National Inter-Religious Affairs Adviser.

  9. Contributors to the Easter Day 2021 online service.

    Archbishop of Canterbury to lead Easter Sunday worship from Canterbury Cathedral as churches and cathedrals prepare to celebrate Easter


    As churches and Cathedrals around the country prepare to celebrate Easter, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will for the first time give his Easter sermon across BBC television, local and national radio, and the Church of England digital platforms.

  10. A teacher training session with two teachers standing by a whiteboard

    Church of England to provide National Professional Qualification for school leadership in partnership with Catholic Church


    The Department for Education has announced that a partnership between The Church of England and the Catholic Church will provide part of the Government’s reformed National Professional Qualification training for teachers from September 2021.