The Human Genome Project: investigating identity and history
19 June 2009
A new book, God, ethics and the human genome: theological, legal and scientific perspectives, helps the Church and individual Christians explore the questions raised by advances in genetic science and medicine over the last few decades.
Lost for Words this Fathers’ Day? Put God in your card
11 June 2009
The Church of England is making a bid to put God into Fathers’ Day with a prayer for children to include in their cards on June 21, asking God to help dads grow in love and wisdom.
Shrinking the footprint in every parish
11 June 2009
A senior bishop and a Government minister today spelled out the importance of the Church of England’s role in mobilising action on climate change, as its Shrinking the Footprint campaign unveiled energy saving toolkits for every parish in a bid to create the 20% Church by 2050.
Pray now, act now
02 June 2009
The Archbishop of Canterbury is urging churches to use Environment Sunday (June 7) to pray for the planet and campaign for climate change in the run up to the important UN talks later this year in Copenhagen.
Feasts and Festivals unwrapped for all ages to worship
02 June 2009
Together for a Season’s latest volume, published by Church House Publishing, provides the resources for all ages to mark the Feasts and Festivals of the Christian year.
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.