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  1. Praying in a field

    New resource published to encourage a shift in the Church’s understanding of vocation

    20/10/2020

    Work to encourage lay Christians to see their roles in daily life as a vital part of the ministry of the Church has been given support in a new report published this month by the Church of England.

  2. BishopofBerwick

    Next Bishop of Berwick announced

    20/10/2020

    Downing Street has announced this morning that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Mark Wroe, currently Archdeacon of Northumberland, as the next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle.

  3. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops Meeting - Monday 19 October 2020

    19/10/2020

    A meeting of the House of Bishops took place today, Monday 19 October via Zoom.

  4. A screengrab of various members of the taskforce appearing on a Zoom call

    Church of England's Anti-Racism Taskforce launches

    13/10/2020

    A Taskforce set up to make bold changes to ensure greater racial equality in the Church of England has got under way, with the Archbishops of Canterbury and York joining its meeting today.

  5. A vicar leading a socially distanced service being live streamed on an iPad.

    More than 17,000 online services and events provided by Church of England parishes

    12/10/2020

    More than 17,000 online services and events are being provided by Church of England churches following the introduction of the lockdown and restrictions on public worship earlier this year.

  6. Archbishops' statement.

    PCR2 Reference Group for National Church Institutions and Archbishops publishes terms of reference

    12/10/2020

    The Terms of Reference for the ‘PCR2 Reference Group’ which will oversee Past Cases Review 2 for the National Church Institutions has been published today.  

  7. A church in a misty field.

    More than £10m in grants to 66 churches and cathedrals across the country

    09/10/2020

    More than £10m in grants have been awarded to 66 churches and cathedrals across the country. 

  8. A picture of IICSA's logo on the wall

    Statement on publication of IICSA report

    06/10/2020

    From the Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop and Melissa Caslake the Church’s national director of safeguarding.
     

  9. Press release from the Church of England.

    The Church of England Pensions Board win two leading industry awards

    05/10/2020

    The Church of England Pensions Board has today been recognised at the UN backed PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) Awards, highlighting their innovation and industry-leading work on responsible investment.

  10. London landscape

    ‘Dragons’ Den’ style competition to promote pioneer housing schemes

    05/10/2020

    A pioneering project which could offer people living in hostels the chance to build their own home and a church scheme that helps vulnerably housed women are to pitch for funding to expand in a ‘Dragons’ Den’ style competition to help ease the housing crisis.