2018 News Archive

Press releases from January 1st 2018 - December 31st 2018. If you are looking for a press release prior to 2013, please contact the communications team.

  1. Martha Collison with her star bakers from Hunsdon JMI School

    Baker Martha Collison joins schoolchildren for Christmas star-glazing showdown

    08/12/2018

    NEWS / The UK’s recent baking revolution is helping bring families together to share in the joy of Christmas, according the star baker Martha Collison as she backs the Church of England’s #FollowTheStar campaign.

     

  2. A Church of England parish serving food at a homeless shelter

    Church of England parishes set to support winter shelters

    07/12/2018

    More than 2,000 Church of England congregations will be running or supporting night shelters this winter as homelessness projects expand to cope with rising demand.

  3. Safeguarding thumbnail

    Statement on structure of National Safeguarding Team

    05/12/2018

    Following the establishment of the National Safeguarding Team in 2015 - replacing a 0.5 national post - the Archbishops' Council has recently reviewed its structure and after consultation will be advertising for a Director of Safeguarding.

  4. Geolocate your nearest Christmas service with the Church of England

    05/12/2018

    NEWS / Major digital resources launched to help thousands find local Christmas services and events, including upgrades to AChurchNearYou.com the church-finding service  

  5. Church of England logo with press release text beside it

    Church of England Pensions Board response to announcement of Shell’s climate targets

    03/12/2018

    NEWS / Shell has announced plans to set short-term targets to reduce the carbon footprint of its energy projects following engagement led by the Church of England Pensions Board

  6. School children in a rural setting reading books

    Lead Bishop for Education calls on Government for Rural Strategy

    27/11/2018

    NEWS / Lead bishop for education calls on Government for overarching rural strategy following Lambeth summit
     

  7. New Dean of York

    25/11/2018

    NEWS / Bishop of Southampton Dr Jonathan Frost will be the next Dean of York, Downing Street announces.

  8. Church of England logo with press release text beside it

    Church of England National Church Institutions (NCIs) publish gender pay data for 2018

    20/11/2018

    NEWS / The National Church Institutions (NCIs) of the Church of England published today its gender pay gap report for 2018.

  9. Chief Legal Adviser Stephen Slack announces retirement

    14/11/2018

    NEWS / Stephen Slack, Chief Legal Adviser, has announced his retirement. Stephen will step down in April 2019.

  10. Children dressed up at Natiity service

    Christmas attendance at highest level for more than a decade

    14/11/2018

    NEWS / Attendance at Christmas services in the Church of England is at its highest level for more than a decade, according to new figures published today.