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  1. 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.

  2. Digitalawards

    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.

  3. Bishop of Coventry Christopher Cocksworth smiling

    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

  4. Lynne3

    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. 



  5. hand in latex gloves holding glass ampoule  covid vaccine

    '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. 

  6. 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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. The Bishop of London is shown smiling standing next to the Bishop of Willesden

    New Bishop of Willesden announced


    The Queen has approved the nomination of The Reverend Canon Lusa Nsenga-Ngoy, currently Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Mission and Ministry Enabler in the Diocese of Leicester, to the Suffragan See of Willesden in the Diocese of London.

  10. Energy Footprint Tool (EFT) being used on an iPad

    Church carbon footprint tool data update


    One in 14 Church of England churches are now reporting “net zero” carbon emissions, according to the latest data from the Energy Footprint Toolkit (EFT).