Next Bishop of Carlisle announced
28 May 2009
Downing Street announced this morning that “The Queen has approved the nomination of the Right Reverend James William Scobie Newcome MA, FRSA, Suffragan Bishop of Penrith, for election as Bishop of Carlisle in succession to the Right Reverend Geoffrey Graham Dow, MA, BSc, MSc, MPhil, who resigned on 30 April 2009.”
Church universities and colleges to consider their distinctive role amidst 'crisis of values'
27 May 2009
Academics and chaplains from across UK colleges and universities with an Anglican foundation will gather in London today.
Joint Statement from the Archbishop of York and Archbishop of Canterbury
24 May 2009
"The European Parliamentary and local elections on June 4th will take place at a time of extraordinary turbulence in our democratic system. It is a time for great vigilance over how to exercise our democratic right to vote.
College inspection reports published
22 May 2009
The Church of England today publishes inspection reports on two of its ministerial training colleges: Ripon College, Cuddesdon, and Oak Hill College, London.
College of Evangelists marks top ten years of spreading the word
19 May 2009
Four Christian leaders are preparing to join the College of Evangelists – a collective of modern-day missionaries gifted at helping others discover a living relationship with Jesus Christ – as part of the tenth anniversary celebrations of the group.
CofE Environment Adviser on new Government task force
18 May 2009
David Shreeve the Church of England’s Environment Adviser has been selected as one of the 16 members of the new Third Sector Task Force on climate change, the environment and sustainable development. The appointment was made by Environment Secretary Hilary Benn and the group meets for the first time this week.
Church Commissioners announce audited results for 2008
12 May 2009
The Church Commissioners intend to continue planned levels of support for Church of England dioceses through to the end of 2010, despite a year of declining asset values.
One moment, one question, one aim: half a million people to be invited 'Back to Church'
12 May 2009
Churchgoers across the Church of England are set personally to invite up to half a million people to services on Back to Church Sunday, 27 September 2009.
Churches’ key role in assisting recovery
11 May 2009
"It is vital that the European institutions understand that the Churches have a key role to play in assisting recovery from the economic and financial collapse and in relieving suffering caused by it," the Rt Rev Stephen Lowe, Bishop for Urban Life and Faith told the three EU presidents today, May 11. "The lives of people across Europe are affected and as ever the poor are the most vulnerable."
Church House Publishing
08 May 2009
The Archbishops’ Council is in discussion with Hymns Ancient & Modern with a view to outsourcing the Council’s publishing services. The proposed agreement would maintain the Council’s long-term commitment to publishing liturgy, key reference titles and other resources for the Church.