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  1. Press release from the Church of England.

    Meeting of the House of Bishops

    10/03/2020

    The House of Bishops met on Tuesday 10th March at Lambeth Palace.

  2. Statement from the Church of England.

    Church of England updates advice on coronavirus

    10/03/2020

    Clergy are being advised not to share the chalice and to encourage worshippers not to shake hands during the ‘Sign of the Peace’ in services, as part of updated guidance on coronavirus issued by the Church of England.

  3. Statement from the Church of England.

    Church investors Announce Tougher Line on AGM Voting Policy

    10/03/2020

    The Church Investors Group (CIG or the Group), representing 70 members and £21bn in assets, has this week written to the leaders of FTSE 350 companies to inform them that it will be enhancing its scrutiny of corporates ESG aspects this AGM season.

  4. Loss and Hope conference gathering

    Launch of Loss and HOPE

    10/03/2020

    Loss and HOPE, launched at Lambeth Palace last week (Thursday, March 5th), is a coalition of organisations who feel passionately about churches of all denominations across the UK being equipped to support the bereaved. 

  5. St Johns church Duxford

    Lent challenge is 40 small steps and prayers to protect creation

    26/02/2020

    ‘Switch off the floodlights’, ‘turn down the heating’, and ‘plant a tree’ all calls to action as part of the Church of England’s first ever Green Lent campaign starting today.

  6. Contactless Giving

    Church of England partner with Visa to enable contactless donations at 300 churches

    24/02/2020

    The Church of England has embarked on a new partnership with Visa, SumUp and Caution Your Blast to enable 300 more churches across the UK to accept contactless donations.

  7. Competitions launched for church projects tackling housing crisis

    24/02/2020

    Two competitions aimed at helping local churches to support people in housing need – from advocacy and advice for vulnerable tenants to ‘micro-housing’ schemes on church land – are launched today by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community.

  8. Day of prayer for England’s social housing estates

    22/02/2020

    Today marks the first anniversary of the 2019 General Synod motion to have a loving, worshipping, serving Christian community on every significant social housing estate in the country.

  9. General Synod - London

    Legal aid an ‘essential service’ that should be preserved for the ‘benefit of the nation’, Synod votes

    13/02/2020

    Changes to the legal aid system have left some of the most vulnerable groups in society without access to the justice system, the General Synod heard today.

  10. Archbishop of York - John Sentamu

    Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to the Archbishop of York

    13/02/2020

    The Archbishop of Canterbury has paid tribute to the Archbishop of York in General Synod earlier today at what would have been his final Synod.