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Found 7 resource(s) in 'News - Weekly Update', for December 2020.
News (all) for December 2020“God is with us in our pain and fear’ – Bishop of London’s message of hope Going to church in the coronavirus pandemic Parishes serving their communities Church of England launches its Anti-Racism Taskforce More than £10m in grants to 66 churches and cathedrals Living in Love and Faith ** “God is with us in... (1326 words)
“God is with us in our pain and fear”– Bishop of London’s message of hope The Bishop of London, Rt Revd Sarah Mullally, has said that despite this being a time of “great uncertainty and challenge” as the world struggles to “overcome a devastating pandemic that has cut short earthly lives, destroyed livelihoods, and separated us from the people and activities we enjoy,”... (187 words)
Going to church in the coronavirus pandemicMore than 17,000 online services and events have been provided by Church of England churches since the introduction of the lockdown and restrictions on public worship earlier this year. Figures from the Church of England’s A Church Near You website, which allows people to search for church services and events, show that more than 17,000... (387 words)
Parishes serving their communitiesRecently published Mission Statistics for 2019 show that parishes were already running or supporting 35,000 social action projects before the pandemic, serving communities across the country from lunch clubs for older people to parent and toddler groups and food banks. More than 4,000 parent/carer toddler groups are run or supported by Church of England churches,... (258 words)
Church of England launches its Anti-Racism TaskforceA Taskforce has been set up to ensure racial equality in the Church of England. The Anti-Racism Taskforce will carry out preparatory work ahead of the launch of the Archbishops’ Commission to address racism in Spring next year. It is expected to complete its work by the end of January. The Revd Sonia Barron, Co-Chair... (229 words)
More than £10m in grants to 66 churches and cathedralsThe Church of England has welcomed the award of grants from the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England for grants amounting to £10.7m to 66 churches and cathedrals across the country. A total of 16 cathedrals and 50 parish churches will receive grants under the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. The grants will support churches and cathedrals,... (81 words)
Living in Love and FaithThe Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith teaching resources have been recently published. They explore questions of human identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage. The resources, commissioned by the House of Bishops, include a book, a series of films and podcasts and a course. They will initiate a process of whole Church learning, that... (77 words)
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