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  1. Bishop Hugh Nelson in a garden

    New Bishop to the Armed Forces announced


    A new bishop to the armed forces has been announced by Lambeth Palace

  2. The Church of England logo.

    Recommendations made for Church of England Governance Reform


    A Church of England Governance Review working group, established by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to explore options for simpler and more effective governance, has recommended changes to the Church’s national governance structures.

  3. Flowers are shown next to graves in a church yard a church tower is also shown on the left hand side

    Church Commissioners, Church of England Pensions Board and CCLA are now signatories to UK Stewardship Code


    Following successful applications to the Financial Reporting Council, the Church Commissioners for England, the Church of England Pensions Board and CCLA, investment manager for the Church of England CBF Funds, are now signatories of the UK Stewardship Code, having met the FRC’s expected standard of reporting in 2021.

  4. The Church of England logo with National Safeguarding Team written underneath.

    Child protection in religious organisations and settings IICSA report


    A statement from National Safeguarding Team.

  5. Children play in Kabul, Afghanistan

    Afghanistan crisis: advice for parishes on helping refugees


    The Church of England has published a ‘toolkit’ of resources for parishes seeking to help refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban takeover of the country.

  6. Father hugging his children

    Churches celebrate God’s generosity this Harvest with new resources


    New core materials including nine daily podcasts are now available to enable congregations to take part in Generosity Week. 

  7. Churchyard surveyor with laser backpack

    Nationwide digital churchyard mapping project begins


    The first of 19,000 churchyards has been digitally surveyed

  8. UKMEOrdinands

    New network launched to support ordinands from minority ethnic backgrounds


    An independent network for people training for ordained ministry in the Church of England who are from minority ethnic backgrounds has been launched. 


  9. People going into a cathedral

    New research reveals significant contribution by cathedrals to local economies and communities


    A new report has highlighted the hugely positive economic and social impact England’s cathedrals have on the cities and communities they serve and the effect the pandemic has had on their contribution.

  10. Members of the teahouse group

    Teahouse group of Chinese heritage clergy launches


    Teahouse group of Chinese heritage clergy marks formal launch