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Found 7 resource(s) in 'News', for July 2022.
News (all stories) for July 2022Up to £3 million to boost diocesan discretionary funds More clergy from UK Minority Ethnic backgrounds join House of Bishops Church Commissioners reports strong financial returns in 2021 of 13.3% Church of England national funding to increase 30% Cathedrals can ‘light the way’ to Net Zero Cathedrals have a mission to show the ‘heart of... (1057 words)
Up to £3 million to boost diocesan discretionary fundsThe Church of England is to make extra funding available to dioceses for grants to help clergy and lay workers struggling with the cost-of-living crisis. Up to £3 million will be distributed to diocesan boards of finance or nominated local discretionary funds. The grants are aimed, in particular, towards helping those with rising energy bills.... (132 words)
More clergy from UK Minority Ethnic backgrounds join House of BishopsThree clergy from UK Minority Ethnic/Global Majority Heritage backgrounds have recently been elected to serve on the House of Bishops. It is part of a drive towards making the leadership of the Church of England more representative. The Revd Canon Arun Arora, co-chair of the Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce, the Revd Canon Dr Chigor Chike, Chair of... (168 words)
Church Commissioners reports strong financial returns in 2021 of 13.3%The Church Commissioners for England, which manages the endowment fund of the Church of England, recently published its financial results for 2021 in its Annual Report. The continued strong investment returns have enabled the Church Commissioners to increase its funding of the Church’s mission and ministry in the 2023-2025 triennium to an all-time high. The... (111 words)
Church of England national funding to increase 30%The Church of England is planning a significant increase in funding for the next three years. It will go towards supporting parishes and growing new worshipping communities across the country. Ministries to young people and disadvantaged communities will be especially targeted. The Church Commissioners for England intend to distribute £1.2 billion between 2023 and 2025. That is... (161 words)
Cathedrals can ‘light the way’ to Net ZeroEngland’s ancient cathedrals could be in the ‘vanguard’ of technological development needed for the green revolution. In fact, cathedrals could show the way in making changes for achieving Net Zero carbon across the whole Church by 2030, with a route map due for a vote at General Synod this month (July). So says the Church... (188 words)
Cathedrals have a mission to show the ‘heart of Jesus’The Archbishop of York has encouraged cathedrals to continue to ask the ‘hard missional questions’ about how to transmit the gospel in the world of today. Archbishop Stephen Cottrell said cathedrals had a mission to show the ‘heart of Jesus’ in world of “so much hurt and so much confusion and so much uncertainty.” He... (173 words)
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