Stories and features

Stories and features from across the Church of England.
  1. Adrian Harris speaking at the Digital fringe session held at General Synod in July 2019.

    General Synod July 2019 Digital and Church House Publishing update


    FEATURE / On the Saturday and Sunday of July General Synod we ran a series of fringe meetings and spoke to members about upcoming campaigns, A Church Near You, #FollowTheStar and our social media community guidelines.

  2. The two Pilgrim Journey books for Lent and Easter 2019

    Lent and Easter reflections reach nearly 7 million


    FEATURE / We’re delighted that LentPilgim and EasterPilgrim had an overall reach of 6.9 million through the national Church’s social media accounts, the app, email and Alexa.

  3. “For too long, we have felt squeamish about talking about death."


    FEATURE / A priest from the Diocese of Liverpool is supporting the work of funeral directors and parishes by offering professional, pastoral and compassionate ministers to listen carefully to families who seek to celebrate a life in a unique and bespoke way.

  4. Church communities clean the streets whilst sharing a prayer


    FEATURE / Churches encouraged to take part in a litter pilgrimage to help clean up the local community. 

  5. The pub that hosts talks on death and dying


    FEATURE / A Church of England priest has set up a group in a pub to discuss death and dying.

  6. Close up of three panes of stained glass

    The Power of Church Buildings


    COMMENT / Becky Clark, Director of Churches and Cathedrals reflects on the popular response following the devastating fire at Notre Dame in Paris

  7. Archbishop of Canterbury

    Archbishop Justin: Britain’s housing crisis is one of the major challenges facing this country


    COMMENT / The Archbishop of Canterbury on the launch of a new Commission on Housing

  8. #TheologizingWithDeans


    COMMENT / The Third Church Estates Commissioner on progress since the Cathedrals Working Group report

  9. Mothering Sunday, what are its origins in the Church?


    FEATURE / The origins of Mothering Sunday and the traditions which have developed and changed becoming what we know today

  10. A card with the Digital Labs logo on held up in front of a room of delegates.

    Digital Labs Live 2019 in MediaCityUK


    FEATURE / On Saturday 16 March 2019 we held our second Digital Labs Live event, this year in MediaCityUK in Manchester. Check out what we got up to and find out more about the projects our delegates were working on throughout the day.