At today's (Friday 9 July 2021) meeting of the Church of England General Synod, the Archbishop of York announced the Rt Hon the Lord Boateng as the incoming Chair of the Archbishops' Racial Justice Commission.
The Church of England’s National Investing Bodies (NIBs) today updated General Synod on their progress against climate change measures agreed in July 2018. The update was presented by Loretta Minghella, First Church Estates Commissioner, and Clive Mather, Chair of the Church of England Pensions Board.
A shortage of clergy would really limit us - we need more vocations, that's my prayer’ – Archbishop of York’s address to Synod
The Archbishop of York's Presidential address to the July 2021 session of General Synod.
Nearly 600 people were recommended for training for ordained ministry in the Church of England last year, including the highest number for a generation of candidates expected to take up paid clergy posts.
Dave Male, the Church of England’s director of evangelism and discipleship, comments on recent articles and blogs speculating about the ‘Vision and Strategy’ discussions
The first ad campaign to encourage people to stand for election to the General Synod has been launched in a drive to attract a broad range of voices to the Church of England’s national decision-making body.
Daily Prayer podcast used 500,000 times in three months as pandemic brings ancient daily worship cycle to new public
Tens of thousands of people have rediscovered the ancient monastic cycle of daily prayer during the pandemic, with one new Church of England worship podcast accessed more than half a million times in just over three months.
A group of bishops have offered their support to two women behind a legal challenge to be heard at the High Court to the law relating to abortion and Down's Syndrome.
Bishop Sarah: I’ve been inspired by the way churches have risen to the challenge, finding new ways of gathering to worship God, reach out and serve their neighbours in these difficult times
The Church of England is supporting this year’s Safeguarding Sunday, 10 October 2021.
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