Stories and features

Stories and features from across the Church of England.
  1. The Reverend Mia Hilborn.

    A chaplain’s view – the Coronavirus pandemic

    07/04/2020

    The Rev Mia Hilborn, Senior Brigade Chaplain at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, writes about her experience of the Coronavirus pandemic. 

  2. A cross with flowers on at Easter

    How is the Church of England adapting plans for Holy Week and into Easter to meet the challenges of coronavirus?

    01/04/2020

    We have become ‘a different sort of church’ in ways we couldn’t have imagined several weeks ago. While worship in our churches is suspended, our joy in the resurrection is not to be silenced.

  3. #FollowTheStar 2019 Advent and Christmas campaign.

    How did we engage different audiences with #FollowTheStar over Advent and Christmas 2019?

    17/01/2020

    Building on the very positive response to #FollowTheStar in 2018, we kept the same theme and were delighted to see the way in which churches, dioceses, individuals and clergy used the resources.

  4. #LiveLent: Care for God's creation

    News on upcoming campaigns: Everyday Faith and #LiveLent 2020

    10/01/2020

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

  5. #FollowTheStar 2019 Advent and Christmas campaign.

    Join the #FollowTheStar journey this Christmas

    22/12/2019

    Download the app or sign up to our email reflections. However you join in with #FollowTheStar, we're excited you're here!

  6. logo for everyday faith for churches PDF booklet

    Everyday Faith: New Year, new approach to finding and following God

    10/12/2019

    We're still in December, so it seems a bit much to be talking about the New Year – with or without resolutions. However, we want to point out a new resource coming in January to help all of us resolve to find and follow God in everyday life.

  7. The Church of England Digital Roadshow rolls into London

    09/12/2019

    100 churches gathered for the second event of its kind, to be envisioned and trained to make the most of the digital opportunity that presents itself to us all

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

     

  10. 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.