Comment and features

Stories and views from across the Church of England
  1. Visit My Mosque day 1

    I learnt about another faith – and my own


    Visit My Mosque Day is an initiative established in 2015 to encourage people of all faiths and none to step inside a mosque.

  2. General Synod digital presentation screenshot

    Sharing the first full year of digital evangelism at General Synod


    FEATURE / Head of digital, Adrian Harris shares about the first full year of digital evangelism at General Synod in February 2018.

  3. A man smiling on pew in church talking with other people

    Drawing from the best of Anglican and Methodist traditions


    FEATURE / In the Nottinghamshire town of Retford, Anglican and Methodist congregations have shared church services and missionary projects for many years. The churches have even shared a Church of England vicar.  

  4. Confirmed church members standing with Bishop in church

    Podcast: Minority ethnic clergy and the Church


    FEATURE / In this Renewal and Reform podcast, we speak to those responsible for supporting Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people as they follow their calling to ordained ministry.


  5. A busy Camden High Street during the day

    Setting God's People Free for Monday to Saturday


    FEATURE / We’re delighted to be announce a new series of practical resources to support the discipleship and witness of the whole church. Setting God’s People Free for Monday to Saturday looks at seven small shifts in church life that will make a big difference to faith in everyday life.

  6. Bishop of Worcester John Inge praying at service

    Healing the wounds


    COMMENT / The Bishop of Worcester, Dr John Inge, explains why he will be supporting new proposals for communion between the Church of England and the Methodist Church in Great Britain.

  7. An iPad Mini showing social media icons and the Church of England logo

    More than 200 parishes trained in social media in six months


    FEATURE / The Church of England’s digital communications team has trained more than 200 parishes in social media and writing for the web.

  8. #GodWithUs logo

    How did #GodWithUs help to share the Christian message at Christmas?


    FEATURE / A huge thank you to dioceses and local churches across England and the Diocese in Europe for getting involved in #GodWithUs and bringing the Advent and Christmas journey to millions of people. We really appreciate the feedback given in the run up to the campaign and your help in shaping and sharing it.

  9. LiveLent 2018 thumbnail

    #LiveLent 2018 - Let your light shine

    FEATURE / #LiveLent – Let your light shine is a Lent journey through the Gospel of John, offering a short daily reading, a pause for reflection and prayer and a challenge to act.

  10. A Christmas Day Meal at Stourport

    The churches which will be full on Christmas Day – feeding body and soul


    FEATURE / This weekend, an army of volunteers will set to work on preparing Christmas Day lunches to be held in or organised by Church of England parishes.