Stories and features
Building on the success of last year's Lent Campaign, The Church of England has launched this year's Lent and Easter Pilgrim. Find out how your church can get involved.
#FollowTheStar was the Church of England’s and Archbishops’ Advent and Christmas campaign. It was fantastic to see so many churches use the resources to encourage attendance and share the good news of Jesus Christ at this important moment in the year.
FEATURE / Two years ago there was scepticism that volunteers could provide effective support to Syrian refugees coming to Britain. Nadine Daniel, the Church of England’s National Refugee Welcome Coordinator, writes about how the Community Sponsorship Scheme is now helping to transform the lives of refugees and host communities across the country from remote rural areas to the inner cities.
FEATURE / Find out more about the special #FollowTheStar features on A Church Near You.
COMMENT / The Church of England's Chief Education Officer warns that schools must not be run on the same logic as supermarkets, ahead of a symposium at Lambeth Palace
BLOG / A year on from launching the redesigned Church of England website, we wanted to highlight some of the figures that help us understand how people are using this award-winning resource and what we are looking forward to in 2019.
FEATURE / The Church of England has more than doubled its monthly reach on social media this year, from 1.2 million in 2017 to 2.44 million in 2017/2018.
FEATURE / Chief Education Officer discusses the Church of England's response to draft guidance on Relationship and Sex Education
BLOG / Judging panel for the second Labs live event announced.
FEATURE / Ideas on how your church can become a star church for this year's #FollowTheStar campaign