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Found 10 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for April 2021.
Looking at Church (all articles) for April 2021Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement’s plans for 2021 100 years of the PCC The history of the PCC Give away the Hope for All magazine Join the Youth Wellbeing Journey Connecting with people through sport Message of hope Archbishops in the Spectator: the Church in changing times Average age of churchgoers ** Editor: We... (2712 words)
Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement’s plans for 2021Thy Kingdom Come, the ecumenical prayer movement for evangelisation, uniting Christians in nearly 90% of countries worldwide from the Ascension to Pentecost, will be run differently this year, from the 13th-23rd May. Thy Kingdom Come – which is led by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and has attracted the support of His Holiness Pope... (530 words)
100 years of the PCCIt’s a hundred years since parish churches gained the power to run their own affairs, separately from what we now regard as local government. The religious affairs of a parish, as well as its secular business had been controlled by a single committee, which met in the church and was known as the ‘Vestry’. Then, in... (391 words)
The history of the PCCAnd we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28 When you next attend a PCC meeting, which is probably more likely to be by zoom than in person, you could say “Happy 100th Birthday!” to your colleagues.... (635 words)
Give away the Hope for All magazineThe all-new Hope for All magazine helps readers plan a post-Covid Wellbeing Journey with TV presenters Joanna Adeyinka and Simon Thomas. The 32-page magazine from HOPE Together turns the spotlight on celebrities and their faith – singer Justin Bieber, cricketer AB De Villiers and James Lusted from Songs of Praise and the panto circuit. Four real-life stories focus on... (127 words)
Join the Youth Wellbeing JourneyThe Youth Wellbeing Journey is by young people for young people! HOPE Together and KingsGate Community Church have created the video series to run in tandem with the series for adults, to help young people go on the same Wellbeing Journey. Filmed from the perspective of four young people, it tackles six key areas of... (123 words)
Connecting with people through sportThe Revd Chris Kennedy, a physiotherapist-turned-vicar, is a ‘Pioneer Sports Minister’ in Teddington, where he has created a crossfit gym in his church building. ‘We shouldn’t just be a Sunday gathering, but we should be a group of people that are striving to see God’s kingdom come and His will be done and we’ve got... (257 words)
Message of hope‘Hope in Uncertain Times’ is an ideal gift to give away to people in your community, with its simple message of hope for both now and eternity. You can buy copies from online HOPE shop here (https://www.hopetogether.org.uk/Shop/Products/500611/Hope_Together/Books/HOPE_in_Uncertain.aspx) – copies cost just 30p per copy when ordered in bulk. (60 words)
Archbishops in the Spectator: Church in changing timesThe Archbishops of Canterbury and York have recently written an article for the Spectator magazine, responding to the recent media coverage asking: ‘Where is the C of E?’ The Archbishops say: “Let us offer an answer. … the Church of England has been a bedrock of faith, love, hope and compassion in this country for... (267 words)
Average age of churchgoersThe average age of a pre-Covid churchgoer in 2020 was 50, whereas the average of a person living in England as a whole was 41. So, churchgoers are almost 10 years above the average in age. It doesn’t vary hugely by gender – in 2020 male churchgoers were 48 on average and female 51. In Scotland in... (161 words)
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