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  1. Archbishop of Canterbury Mothering Day Sunday 2020

    Church of England takes Sunday worship into people’s homes in response to coronavirus


    The Church of England is preparing to take the church into people’s homes – through TV screens, laptops, computers and mobile phones – ahead of the first Sunday without public worship.

  2. Bride and groom standing in church doorway

    Church updates guidance on weddings and baptisms in light of coronavirus


    Guidance on weddings and baptisms during the current period of restrictions on public gatherings to combat coronavirus has been updated by the Church of England.

  3. Two wedding rings are balanced on a bench.

    Dreams and disappointments


    All that time planning and dreaming about your wedding day or a christening, and now it can’t happen as you expected.

  4. The Archbishop of Canterbury leading a service in the Lambeth Palace crypt.

    Archbishop of Canterbury to lead first national virtual Church of England service


    Archbishop of Canterbury to lead a national broadcast as the Church of England responds to the challenge of becoming a “different sort of church” in the face of the challenge of coronavirus.

  5. Flowers at a funeral with a purple tint.

    Church of England issues guidance to ensure funerals can continue despite coronavirus restrictions


    The Church of England has today issued new advice to ensure funerals can continue safely amid the current restrictions in light of the current outbreak of Coronavirus Covid-19. 

  6. Focus on several white and blue tea-lights burning on a stand in church

    Sadness, grief and being there


    If someone you love dies in the next few days, of whatever cause, it will still be possible to have a small funeral held at a church or a crematorium led by a Church of England minister.

  7. Statement from the Church of England.

    Archbishops call for Church of England to become radically different as public worship put on hold to help stem spread of coronavirus


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church”.

  8. Church of England launches new guidance on parental leave


    The Church of England has announced today a new set of resources outlining the support available for those in ordained ministry, and those training for ordination, who become parents.

  9. Church of England launches Vision for Higher Education


    The Church of England has launched a new Vision for Higher Education, calling for a humane education, inspired by the key values of wisdom, community, virtue and the common good. 

  10. Next Bishop of Sherwood


    The Revd Andrew Emerton has been announced by Downing Street as the next Bishop of Sherwood in the Diocese of Southwell and Notts.