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  1. Statement from the Church of England.

    Church of England Pensions Board to vote against Follow This resolution at Shell AGM

    07/05/2020

    The Church of England Pensions Board today has announced it will not support the Follow This Resolution at Shell’s forthcoming AGM.

  2. Statement from the Church of England.

    House of Bishops backs phased approach to revising access to church buildings

    05/05/2020

    The House of Bishops met via Zoom this afternoon and continued to review advice to clergy on the Church’s efforts to limit the spread of the coronavirus, to protect the vulnerable and health services.

  3. General Synod meeting at the University of York

    General Synod officers examining possibility of ‘virtual’ meetings amid coronavirus challenge

    05/05/2020

    The Church of England is looking at options including a possible change in the law to enable the General Synod to meet remotely, in response to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

  4. Press release from the Church of England.

    Lift two-child limit on benefits in wake of coronavirus pandemic, report urges

    05/05/2020

    The Government is being urged to lift the two-child limit on benefits in the wake of a sharp rise in new claims for Universal Credit caused by the coronavirus pandemic, in a new report published today.

     

  5. Contributors to our weekly online service.

    Key workers to contribute to special vocations church service

    01/05/2020

    Key workers will speak of how their Christian faith has helped give them strength to serve others during the coronavirus pandemic.

  6. Organ at St Martin-in-the-Fields.

    Choir to sing weekly hymns for digital church services across the country

    30/04/2020

    Singers from one of the leading churches in the capital are to record hymns and songs each week for use by clergy and church leaders livestreaming services.

  7. Faith at home.

    Church of England launches campaign to help families pray together

    30/04/2020

    The Church of England has launched a new programme to make prayer a household habit once again.

  8. Statement from the Church of England.

    Living in Love and Faith: update in light of the COVID-19 pandemic

    29/04/2020

    An update to Living in Love and Faith, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  9. New Bishops of Horsham and Lewes announced

    29/04/2020

    10 Downing Street has today announced the names of the new Bishops of Horsham and Lewes to serve as suffragan bishops in the Diocese of Chichester.

  10. DailyHope phoneline - 0800 804 8044.

    Over 6,000 calls in the first 48 hours to Daily Hope, the free dial-in worship phone line amid coronavirus lockdown

    28/04/2020

    A free phone line offering hymns, prayers, and reflections 24 hours a day has received more than 6,000 calls in the first 48 hours.