Cornish churchyard to feed local community
Volunteers at a Cornwall church have turned their neglected village churchyard into a thriving patch for crops, flowers and wildlife.3 min read
Reimagining Care… what next?
Dr Anna Dixon MBE, chair of the Commission, reflects on the report launch of Reimagining Care and sets out its ongoing work.5 min read
Who was Zadok the Priest?
Among the music at the Coronation is the most famous anthem of all, George Frederick Handel’s Zadok the Priest.3 min read
The Coronation: a service of Holy Communion
The Coronation Service is, at its heart and in its structure, a celebration of Holy Communion.3 min read
Why are British monarchs anointed?
What is anointing? Why is the monarch anointed at their Coronation? Where does the practice originate? Where has King Charles III’s anointing oil come from?2 min read
What is a Royal Peculiar?
The Coronation of the King and Queen Consort takes place in Westminster Abbey. Though a large church, Westminster Abbey is not a cathedral. It is an abbey church, and a Royal Peculiar.2 min read
What is the Church of England?
The Church of England traces its history in England back to the early centuries of the Christian faith.2 min read
Is there a Christian message in the Crown Jewels?
During the Coronation the King is presented with a number of objects which have a symbolic meaning. These include the Sovereign’s Orb, Sceptres, crowns and sword.2 min read
What does it mean that the Church of England is the Established Church?
Why do bishops sit in the House of Lords? What is the link between Church and State?2 min read
Why do kings and queens sit on thrones?
What is the historical and religious significance of thrones? Which chair is used at King Charles’s Coronation? Where can the Coronation Chair be viewed by visitors?2 min read
Read a selection of stories from churches across the country on how they are serving communities at this challenging time.