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Church advertises prayer for ‘Moody Monday’ as survey speaks weight of September burdens

Church advertises prayer for ‘Moody Monday’ as survey speaks weight of September burdensThe Church of England has taken the unprecedented step of taking out advertising space in a major newspaper to soothe commuters travelling into work this morning – as schools and workplaces get back to the daily grind after the summer holiday season.

‘For richer for poorer’ most wanted by brides and grooms to be - Church trials ‘wedding workshop’ approach to new marriage mobility

‘For richer for poorer’ most wanted by brides and grooms to be - Church trials ‘wedding workshop’ approach to new marriage mobilityCouples preparing for their wedding day want the vows to be at the heart of their planning more than anything else – according to new research by the Archbishops’ Council’s Weddings Project. Extensive research among newly weds – published in this week’s Church Times – also reveals 9 out of 10 rated their church wedding experience as good to excellent.

Don't Stop at the Lights: Church plan for a year of action on tackling climate change

Don't Stop at the Lights: Church plan for a year of action on tackling climate changeA new guide from the Church of England offers church leaders a template for a year-long programme of practical action to reduce their congregations' carbon footprints, as energy prices head upwards.

Church welcomes tenth annual increase in GCSE Religious Education entrants with special prayers for those considering options

Church welcomes tenth annual increase in GCSE Religious Education entrants with special prayers for those considering optionsReligious Education has grown in popularity among GCSE students again this year.

Five years of growth underlines top marks for Religious Studies A-Level

Five years of growth underlines top marks for Religious Studies A-LevelToday's publication of A-level results marks the fifth year in a row that the number of students taking Religious Studies A-level has risen, with an increase of 5.9 per cent since 2007.

Lambeth Conference: Funding (1)

Lambeth Conference: Funding (1)The Board of Governors of the Church Commissioners, and the Archbishops' Council of the Church of England have both met within the past few days to discuss an approach from the Lambeth Conference Company for financial help.

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Tuesday 8th July 2008

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Tuesday 8th July 2008

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Monday 7th July 2008

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Monday 7th July 2008

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Sunday 6th July 2008

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Sunday 6th July 2008

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Saturday 5th July 2008

General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Saturday 5th July 2008

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