Stories and features

Stories and features from across the Church of England
  1. The Bishop of Oxford with an Instagram frame smiling at the camera

    Five ways for your church to get involved with LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim this year

    30/01/2019

    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.

  2. Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    How did #FollowTheStar help people grow closer to God through Advent and Christmas?

    18/01/2019

    #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. 

  3. How Community Sponsorship is Transforming Lives

    11/01/2019

    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.

  4. Screenshot of A Church Near You

    Has your church added its Advent and Christmas services to A Church Near You?

    04/12/2018

    FEATURE / Find out more about the special #FollowTheStar features on A Church Near You. 

  5. Churches and schools help keep rural communities alive

    25/11/2018

    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

  6. The Church of England website shown on a computer screen.

    Relaunching the Church of England website: one year on

    15/11/2018

    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.

  7. Why the Church of England is prioritising digital

    14/11/2018

    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.

  8. Risk of 'ghettoising' faith in schools

    08/11/2018

    FEATURE / Chief Education Officer discusses the Church of England's response to draft guidance on Relationship and Sex Education

  9. CofE Digital team filming interviews

    Meet the Labs Live 2019 Judging Panel

    07/11/2018

    BLOG / Judging panel for the second Labs live event announced. 

  10. Become a star church this Christmas

    29/10/2018

    FEATURE / Ideas on how your church can become a star church for this year's #FollowTheStar campaign