2018 news archive

Press releases from January 1st 2018 - December 31st 2018. If you are looking for a press release prior to 2013, please contact the communications team.

  1. Banner image #FollowTheStar logo gold

    Cathedrals and parish churches light up for Night of the Stars


    NEWS / Church of England cathedrals and churches illuminated with stars.

    3 min read
  2. The Venerable Canon Sarah Clark.

    New Bishop of Jarrow


    NEWS / Sarah Clark, the Archdeacon of Nottingham, is to be next Bishop of Jarrow, Downing Street announces

    1 min read
  3. Libby Lane named as next Bishop of Derby


    NEWS / The next Bishop of Derby will be the Right Reverend Libby Lane, Downing Street announces.

    1 min read
  4. Press release from the Church of England.

    Church Commissioners and New York State Comptroller call on ExxonMobil to set targets for lowering greenhouse gas emissions


    NEWS / Church Commissioners for England file shareholder proposal asking ExxonMobil to set goals in-line with Paris Agreement

    3 min read
  5. Church lines up real-life stars in Christmas advertisement


    NEWS / Video ad launched to encourage people to reconnect with church at Christmas 2018 as part of #FollowTheStar.

    4 min read
  6. Press release from the Church of England.

    Bishops call for a change of tone on Brexit debate


    NEWS / The Church of England bishops who met in London this week have made the following statement.

    2 min read
  7. Press release from the Church of England.

    PCC of St George’s Headstone – report by Independent Reviewer Sir William Fittall


    The report by Sir William Fittall, Independent Reviewer, has now been published and is available to download.

    1 min read
  8. Press release from the Church of England.

    Report from the December House of Bishops


    NEWS / The House of Bishops met in London at Lambeth Palace from the 10th to the 12th of December.

    1 min read
  9. Press release from the Church of England.

    Guidance for welcoming transgender people published


    NEWS / Guidance for parishes planning services to help transgender people mark their transition published.

    3 min read
  10. Martha Collison with her star bakers from Hunsdon JMI School

    Baker Martha Collison joins schoolchildren for Christmas star-glazing showdown


    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.


    2 min read