Stories and features

Stories and features from across the Church of England
  1. Cereal box in foodbank, volunteers in the background

    Podcast: Tackling debt through food banks

    27/11/2017

    FEATURE / Hear Steve Burrows, who is part of the Wirral Debt Advice team, speak about how the team works alongside food banks in two churches in the Diocese of Chester. 

     
  2. Bishop of Liverpool with two nurses in clinic

    Why I checked my HIV Status

    20/11/2017

    COMMENT / Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes discusses why he took an HIV test for HIV Testing Week.

  3. Image of Church of England website on tablet computer

    The new Church of England website launches today!

    15/11/2017

    FEATURE / Today marks a significant milestone since the founding of the Digital Communications team at Church House in London one year ago. We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the new Church of England website, which has been rebuilt from scratch with the help of many colleagues in the national office in just seven months from start to finish. 

  4. School child walking down street, autumn leaves everywhere

    Why our guidance on combating bullying is part of our vision for education

    13/11/2017

    COMMENT / Revd Nigel Genders, Chief Education Officer speaks about new guidance to Church schools on tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullyin

  5. People taking part in a sleepout at night

    How Church Urban Fund is responding to rising levels of homelessness

    06/11/2017

    FEATURE / Jon Miles, Director of Church Urban Fund’s Together programme, writes about how the Advent Sleepout Challenge is providing crucial funding for the charity’s work on homelessness.

  6. Landscape of mining pits

    Church of England’s National Investing Bodies launch policy on investing in Extractive Industries

    06/11/2017

    FEATURE / The Church of England’s National Investing Bodies (NIBs) today announced the launch of a new policy on investing in extractive industries. The policy provides a distinctively Christian approach to investment in the extractives industries.

  7. #GodWithUs logo

    How can your church get involved in our #GodWithUs Christmas campaign?

    25/10/2017

    FEATURE / We’re excited to be updating churches and congregations across the country with this year’s #GodWithUs campaign.

  8. Portrait of Nicola Hulks

    ‘Life, and for me motherhood, has been the most fertile training ground for priesthood’

    06/10/2017

    COMMENT / Nicola Hulks, a curate at St Luke’s Church, Maidenhead, Berkshire, writes about how motherhood has been a blessing to her ministry.

  9. Rev Kate Bottley portrait

    “It might boost my ego, but no one becomes a vicar because they saw it on TV”

    03/10/2017

    COMMENT / Growing up I always wanted to be a newsreader or a diplomat. My primary school teacher, Miss Penrose, was convinced I’d be a nurse or a teacher and she got it right, in part - I was a teacher, secondary RE, for almost 10 years...

  10. over the shoulder shot of child reading bible

    What is the point of RE?

    21/09/2017

    COMMENT / A rounded and positive religious education should be available to all and is about understanding what it is to be human, says the Revd Nigel Genders, Chief Education Officer for the Church of England.