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  1. StOswald

    Dioceses to receive nearly £5 million to reach more people with the Christian message


    A community choir, a church in a working men’s club and ministry with children and young people are among projects to receive funding as part of a drive by the Church of England to spread the Christian message to younger and more diverse groups.

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    Two new members for Church’s National Safeguarding Panel


    Two new members with professional safeguarding expertise have been appointed to the Church’s National Safeguarding Panel (NSP), chaired by Meg Munn.

  3. At the Heart of Christmas campaign logo consisting of a red heart with white outlines of the Holy Family

    A time for sharing, love and faith - Church of England film explores what is at the heart of Christmas


    This Christmas should be a time for sharing, togetherness, faith and hope in the wake of the hardships of the last two years, according to voices in this year’s Church of England Christmas advert.

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    Digital team wins series of awards for work during pandemic


    The Church of England’s Digital Team has been praised for ‘incredible innovation and initiative’ as it won a series of awards for its output during the pandemic.

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    Bishop of Coventry to lead Further and Higher Education work


    He will help to lead the Church of England's Vision for engagement in Further and Higher Education

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    New Bishop of Barking announced


    Reverend Lynne Cullens, currently Rector of Stockport and Brinnington in the Diocese of Chester, will be the next Bishop of Barking, it has been announced. 



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    'Virus knows no national boundaries' - Bishop calls for vaccine equity


    The Bishop of Durham has called for the Government to "commit to redoubling efforts" to achieve vaccine equity. 

  8. Singers in a church

    Church of England to release first ever Christmas single for #AtTheHeartOfChristmas


    The Church of England is to release a new carol as part of its Christmas campaign for 2021

  9. BoL

    Omicron variant of Covid-19 – comment from the Bishop of London


    The Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, calls for everyone to take steps to protect themselves and others following the identification of the new variant.

  10. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    Meeting of the House of Bishops, 24 November 2021


    The House of Bishops met on Wednesday 24 November remotely via Zoom.