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  1. SMMIB3

    New board to oversee ‘unprecedented’ Church of England investment in mission and ministry

    26/01/2023

    New 12-person board to oversee £350 million of grant funding to support mission and outreach
    4 min read
  2. The Archbishop of Canterbury's Football Weekend in training

    Archbishop of Canterbury FC lace up for green campaign alongside Premier League stars

    17/01/2023

    Archbishop of Canterbury’s football team to host a ‘green’ football match as part of national campaign

    5 min read
  3. Queen Anne's Bounty Charter

    Archives revealing Church of England’s links to historic transatlantic slavery to be displayed in new Lambeth Palace Library exhibition

    10/01/2023

    Enslavement: Voices from the Archives, opens to the public at Lambeth Palace Library, in central London, on 12 January 2023.

    3 min read
  4. Bishop Jo Grenfell

    Bishop of Stepney to be new lead safeguarding bishop

    16/01/2023

    Bishop of Stepney to be new lead safeguarding bishop

    2 min read
  5. LILAF logo

    Bishops propose prayers of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples

    18/01/2023

    For the first time, under historic plans outlined today, same-sex couples will be able to come to church to give thanks for their civil marriage or civil partnership and receive God’s blessing.

    6 min read
  6. Church Commissioners for England Logomark

    Church Commissioners publishes full report into historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery and announces new funding commitment of £100m in response to findings

    10/01/2023

    The report follows an interim announcement in June 2022, which reported for the first time, and with great dismay, that the Church Commissioners’ endowment had historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery*

    6 min read
  7. Church House Westminster shot from Dean's Yard

    Church House Westminster achieves Bronze Eco-Award

    02/02/2023

    For its drive towards sustainability, Church House Westminster - host to General Synod and CofE offices - has been awarded a Bronze Eco Church Award.

    3 min read
  8. Fountains

    Diocese of Leeds receives £4.2 million boost for churches in Bradford

    25/01/2023

    Key Christian mission projects in the Diocese of Leeds are to receive a £4.2 million boost, thanks to funding from the Church of England
    1 min read
  9. LILAF logo

    Draft prayers of thanksgiving, dedication and for God’s blessing for same-sex couples published

    20/01/2023

    Prayers asking for God’s blessing on same-sex couples as they give thanks for their civil marriage or civil partnership published

    5 min read
  10. The Church of England logo on a laptop.

    House of Bishops - Monday 20 January 2023

    30/01/2023

    The House of Bishops met for the second meeting of 2023 by Zoom.

    2 min read

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