General Synod February 2019 news and stories

Find all the news, stories and press releases relating to the February 2019 meeting of General Synod here.
  1. State of the Nation Debate

    23/02/2019

    NEWS / The General Synod has voted overwhelmingly today in favour of a motion from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York calling for every parish and diocese to hold their local MPs, politicians and the members of the Government and civil servants in their prayers.

  2. Church of England calls for Government action on problem gambling

    23/02/2019

    NEWS / Synod backs reduction in gambling advertising

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    General Synod speaks out against racism directed against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

    23/02/2019

    NEWS / The General Synod today gave its backing to a call for the Church of England to speak out against racism and hate crime directed against Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities.

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    Church of England commits to next generation evangelism

    23/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England's General Synod today debated the future of youth evangelism in England, describing the current situation in churches as 'shocking'.

  5. General Synod backs drive to create new churches on estates

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / General Synod commits to action on Estates Evangelism

  6. General Synod commends resources to help families pray at home

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / House of Bishops Growing Faith vision launched

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    General Synod backs plans to mobilise one million worshippers

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / Plans to encourage the Church of England’s one million regular worshippers to be more confident in spreading the Christian message in their everyday lives were given the backing today by the General Synod.

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    Church of England steps up Environment Programme

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / General Synod votes to back environment motion

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    What are the Church’s digital and publishing priorities in 2019?

    22/02/2019

    Read about the Church of England's digital and publishing priorities for 2019.

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    Church of England launches Pastoral Principles for welcoming LGBTI+ people

    22/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England’s Pastoral Advisory Group has this week launched its Pastoral Principles at a presentation to General Synod.