Stories and features

Stories and features from across the Church of England.
  1. Why the Church of England is prioritising digital


    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.

  2. Risk of 'ghettoising' faith in schools


    FEATURE / Chief Education Officer discusses the Church of England's response to draft guidance on Relationship and Sex Education

  3. CofE Digital team filming interviews

    Meet the Labs Live 2019 Judging Panel


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

  4. Become a star church this Christmas


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

  5. Shamsher Albert - My Church of England


    STORY / Shamsher Albert's faith story

  6. Rev Dr Tim Bull

    New round of grants for Scientists in Congregations


    FEATURE / Since 2016, 32 projects promoting better understanding between science and faith have been funded as part of the Scientists in Congregations scheme. We spoke to four to hear about their experiences.

  7. The Church’s first national digital evangelism and discipleship workshop


    FEATURE / This week we held our first national digital evangelism and discipleship workshop, inviting people from all dioceses to attend.

  8. Church spire in distance, with trees and buildings

    England’s churches: creating sustainability in challenging times


    FEATURE / The Church of England's Director of Churches and Cathedrals, Becky Clark, explains how churches have been affected by the end of ring-fenced repairs funding and the Government's Taylor Review

  9. #FollowTheStar logo

    How can your church get involved in #FollowTheStar, our 2018 Advent and Christmas campaign?


    We’re delighted to be sharing details of the Church of England’s 2018 Advent and Christmas campaign, #FollowTheStar.

  10. Female clergy member hugging friend and smiling

    More and more people are seeking ordination – Could you be one of them?


    FEATURE / Latest figures show a 22% increase in people selected to train for the priesthood over the last two years, with a 32% increase in young people.