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  1. Headshots of 6 people involved with the weekly service

    ‘Everyone is made in the image of God’ - Christians with disabilities lead powerful national online service

    18/09/2020

    Widespread use of online worship following the coronavirus lockdown has helped ‘set free’ previously overlooked gifts of Christians with disabilities, the Church of England’s weekly online service will hear.

  2. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops Meeting - 17th September 2020

    17/09/2020

    A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today Wednesday 17 September 2020 via Zoom.

  3. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    Vision and Strategy Group: Tuesday 15th September

    17/09/2020

    A consultation hosted by the Archbishop of York took place online from 14 to 16 September and was attended by over 150 delegates.

  4. Pews within a church with people socially distant

    COVID-19: places of worship and restrictions on social gatherings

    09/09/2020

    Following the announcement of new ‘rule of six’ restrictions to help limit the spread of coronavirus, the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, who chairs the Church of England’s recovery group, said:

  5. Safeguarding statement from the Church of England.

    Statement on Christ Church, Oxford

    08/09/2020

    Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop said: “An independent investigation into allegations that the Dean, Martyn Percy, failed to fulfil his safeguarding responsibilities has concluded the Dean acted entirely appropriately in each case.

  6. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops meeting Friday 4 September 2020

    04/09/2020

    A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today Friday 4 September 2020 via Zoom

     

  7. People involved with the weekly service

    Schools the ‘unsung heroes’ of the pandemic, weekly online service will hear

    03/09/2020

    Teachers and school support staff will be hailed as ‘unsung heroes’ for their work to help children and families during the pandemic, in the Church of England’s weekly online service marking the start of the academic year.

  8. Someone standing in a church with an iPad showing emissions information for their church building.

    More than 3,000 churches receive carbon footprint certificate thanks to new tool

    02/09/2020

    New data reveals that more than 3,000 churches are using a tool created by the Church of England to understand their carbon footprint.

  9. Dr Chigor Chike outside his church

    Dr Chigor Chike appointed interim National Adviser Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns

    28/08/2020

    The Revd Canon Dr Chigor Chike has been appointed as the Church of England’s interim National Adviser Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns as work begins to establish a new body to combat racism.

  10. Three children looking away from the camera at a tree and sky

    Report: The toll of lockdown on low-income families

    24/08/2020

    Coronavirus has left low-income families struggling with a significant deterioration in living standards and high stress levels a new report from Child Poverty Action Group and the Church of England finds.