Stories and features

Stories and features from across the Church of England
  1. Epiphany and Candlemas resources 2020

    #FollowTheStar into 2020 with our 'Beyond the Stable' and 'Share the Light' pilot

    03/12/2019

    Help encourage families and children back into church after Christmas, over Epiphany and Candlemas, with our 'Beyond the Stable' and 'Share the Light' pilots.

  2. #LiveLent: Care for God's creation

    News on upcoming campaigns: Everyday Faith and #LiveLent 2020

    29/11/2019

    Find out news about Everyday Faith and #LiveLent: Care for God's creation, two new campaigns to get involved with, in 2020.

  3. A Christian Vision of Housing and Community

    25/11/2019

    FEATURE / The theologian Stephen Backhouse writes about how the Archbishop of Canterbury's Commission on Housing, Church and Community is seeking to express a distinctly Christian vision of housing and community.

     

  4. Reflection on DIY SOS/Children in Need build project by Revd Sheelagh Aston

    13/11/2019

    FEATURE / A former Blackburn Day School and Sunday School built in 1834 to nurture young people is being given a new lease of life to continue its legacy with the help of the BBC DIY SOS programme, presented by Nick Knowles, and the BBC Children in Need annual appeal. 

  5. Building better communities and homes

    29/10/2019

    COMMENT / Members of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community joined other panellists at the Bristol Housing Festival for a panel discussion on the church’s response to the housing crisis.

  6. Two years on since Grenfell, nothing much has changed.

    28/10/2019

    COMMENT / The Bishop of Kensington, Graham Tomlin wrote to the London Evening Standard following his visit to Grenfell Tower.

  7. The Bishop of Oxford, Steven Croft.

    Called to be a deeper church

    17/10/2019

    Pilgrim was developed by bishops and teachers of the Church of England to support every local church in learning and teaching the faith year by year as a normal part of parish life.

  8. How Harvest Festival services are supplying food banks

    01/10/2019

    FEATURE / Harvest Festival services in schools over the coming weeks are playing a major role in helping replenish food bank supplies that have run low over the summer months.

  9. Banner image #FollowTheStar logo gold

    How can your church get ready for Advent and Christmas 2019 with #FollowTheStar?

    16/09/2019

    Building on the very positive feedback and huge amount of diocesan and local church engagement in #FollowTheStar 2018, we are delighted to be using the same theme for Advent and Christmas 2019 and 2020! Find out how to get involved this year.

  10. Searching for answers to the housing crisis

    16/09/2019

    FEATURE / Academics, theologians and housing experts are meeting over an 18-month period to examine how the Church of England can build on its own work in housing and contribute to the national debate on policy. Charlie Arbuthnot, chair of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Commission on Housing, Church and Community, writes about a visit by Commission members to Newham, in east London to listen to the experiences of people directly affected by the housing crisis and those working to tackle the problem.