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  1. Photo: Keith Blundy

    Church of England awards £24 million in grants to spread the Christian faith in towns and cities

    08/07/2020

    Funding package worth £24 million announced by Church of England to help spread the Christian message in urban and deprived areas 

  2. Young person holding a sign saying "there is no planet b"

    Faith leaders make call for environment-focused economic recovery

    03/07/2020

    UK faith leaders have called on the Government to ensure its economic recovery plan does not bypass care for the Environment

  3. Church online contributors for 05 July 2020.

    First online prison church service to be broadcast by Church of England

    02/07/2020

    On Sunday 5 July, prisoners and their families will be able to worship together during the first-ever online prison church service broadcast by the Church of England.

  4. Updated guidance for reopening church buildings for public worship

    30/06/2020

    The Church of England has published new advice to help parish churches and cathedrals prepare to reopen their buildings for public worship after more than three months of lockdown because of the coronavirus.

  5. Environmental Finance Magazine names Adam Matthews 'Personality of the Year'

    30/06/2020

    Adam Matthews, Director of Ethics and Engagement for the Church of England Pensions Board has today been named ‘Personality of the Year’. 

  6. Rowena Pailing - Blackburn Cathedral

    Churches to receive specialist advice for housing schemes

    30/06/2020

    Churches planning to use their land and buildings to help people priced out of the housing market are to be given specialist support under a new scheme.

  7. Scattered tealight candles on wooden surface

    Bishop Stephen Cottrell: safeguarding statements

    29/06/2020

    Statements from Bishop Stephen, Archbishop Justin and the National Safeguarding Team.

  8. The interior of St Mary Redcliffe Church in Bristol taken from the West end

    Update on church and cathedral monuments

    26/06/2020

    The events of the past weeks in response to the tragic death of George Floyd have brought into focus the question of monuments to individuals who have participated in systemic and targeted discrimination or exploitation based on race.

  9. Contributors to our weekly online service for 28 June 2020.

    Online weekly service to focus on welcome and hospitality

    26/06/2020

    Revd Chris Lee, a vicar who has reached new audiences on Instagram, will lead this week’s online service for the Church of England – with a message that God welcomes us all, however ‘messy’ we may believe our lives to be.

  10. Investors voice support for first Global Tailings Review

    26/06/2020

    Co-conveners of the Global Tailings Review show their support for the first Global Industry Standard on Tailings Dams.