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Found 11 resource(s) in 'News', for July 2021.
News (all) for July 2021‘Remember Me’ – St Paul’s launches fundraising campaign for memorial £9 million funding package for mission to students and young people Church of England commits £1.25 million to enabling digital giving in parishes General Synod to meet face-to-face in July How collective worship is the heartbeat of Church of England Schools Pilgrimage routes to explore... (2174 words)
‘Remember Me’ – St Paul’s launches fundraising campaign for memorialSt Paul’s Cathedral has launched a campaign in partnership with the Daily Mail to raise £2.3m to build a physical memorial in St Paul’s Cathedral for those who died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be the first build of its kind at St Paul’s for nearly 150 years and is part... (193 words)
£9 million funding package for mission to students and young peopleTens of thousands of students and young people who may never have been to church before are to be reached by the Church of England with the message of the Christian faith as part of a £9 million funding programme for mission projects across the country, it was recently announced. Church of England parishes are... (213 words)
Church of England commits £1.25 million to enabling digital giving in parishesThe Church of England aims to enable contactless giving in half of all parishes over the next two years. The first pilot scheme has been launched in more than 100 churches across the Diocese of Carlisle to help encourage contactless giving, making giving easier for congregations. The pilot will help pave the way for a... (151 words)
General Synod to meet face-to-face in JulyThe timetable for what is expected to be the first full in-person meeting of the Church of England’s General Synod for a year and a half has been published. Synod will meet at Church House, Westminster, from Friday 9th July to Tuesday 13th July for what will also be the final meeting of the current... (187 words)
How collective worship is the heartbeat of Church of England SchoolsThe Church of England’s Chief Education Officer, the Revd Canon Nigel Genders, has been commenting on the recently updated guidance for the Church of England’s collective worship in schools. “One of the most rewarding parts of my role is the opportunity to visit schools across the country and join in inspirational and uplifting collective worship,... (579 words)
Pilgrimage routes to explore in the NorthA ‘Santiago of the North’ has been launched, encouraging people to walk ancient pilgrimage routes to Durham dating back more than 1,000 years. Around 30 churches in the dioceses of Durham and Newcastle are part of four revived pilgrimage routes starting from villages and towns in the region, re-creating the routes taken by pilgrims to... (191 words)
Guidance on contested heritageThe Church of England has published guidance for parishes and cathedrals amid concerns over memorials with links to slavery and other contested heritage. The new guidance enables churches and cathedrals to consider the history of the buildings and congregations, and to engage with everyone in their community to understand how physical artefacts may impact their... (101 words)
Church Commissioners support impact investment to address climate changeThe Church Commissioners for England recently announced their goal to reduce the carbon intensity of its investment portfolio by 25% by 2025. The Commissioners focus on using their influence as a responsible investor to engage companies and policy makers on setting and supporting net zero targets, thus bringing more constituents of its portfolio on to... (57 words)
India’s Coronavirus crisis: urgent support neededAll We Can and the Methodist Church in Britain’s joint Emergency Coronavirus Appeal are providing essential support to vulnerable communities in India. The country, home to 1.3 billion people, is currently in the grips of a deadly wave of Covid-19. Hospitals are unable to cope with the ever-increasing number of cases, oxygen supplies are scarce, and... (136 words)
How a vicar’s TikTok meant for seven teenagers reached 1.7 millionWhat began as an amusing way to keep up with the seven teenagers in her congregation is now serious outreach for the Revd Anne Beverley of Christ Church in Wesham, Lancashire. When the coronavirus pandemic struck, the first lockdown brought with it a need to stay in touch with the teenagers in her congregation, so... (161 words)
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