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Found 8 resource(s) in 'News', for November 2021.
News (all) for November 2021Bishops join leaders of major faiths to demand climate action at COP26 A fair way to Christmas Afghanistan crisis: advice for parishes on helping refugees Recommendations made for Church of England Governance Reform Dioceses invited to bid for funding to explore new approaches to mission Vital support service anniversary Church Commissioners, C of E Pensions... (1380 words)
Bishops demand climate action at COP26 in GlasgowFaith leaders have been joining together to demand climate action ahead of the COP26 meeting in Glasgow (1st – 12th November). Graham Usher, Bishop of Norwich, and lead Bishop on the Environment for the Church of England signed the letter alongside leaders of every major Christian denomination and representatives from Baha’i, Buddhist, Hindu, Jain, Jewish,... (252 words)
A fair way to ChristmasTo mark the launch of the 2021 Real Advent Calendar, the Meaningful Chocolate Company is offering free delivery to churches and schools if they buy a case of 18 calendars. The Real Advent Calendar is designed to support outreach work, mission and is a great way to share the Christmas story. Each calendar includes a... (124 words)
Afghanistan crisis: advice for parishes on helping refugeesThe Church of England has published a ‘toolkit’ of resources for parishes seeking to help refugees and asylum seekers from Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban takeover of the country. The material, available online, brings together links and information on how churches can welcome people arriving from Afghanistan through giving, longer-term practical support such... (317 words)
Recommendations made for Church of England Governance ReformA Church of England Governance Review working group, established by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York to explore options for simpler and more effective governance, has recommended changes to the Church’s national governance structures. These recommendations are being considered by the Church’s governance bodies this autumn. The main recommendation of the Governance Review Group is... (176 words)
Dioceses invited to bid for funding to explore new approaches to missionA fund aimed at helping parishes explore new ways of sharing the Christian message alongside tried and tested approaches has been launched. Dioceses are being encouraged to apply for a share of the £4.8 million Innovation Funding for projects lasting up to three years that could act as blueprints for future mission and growth across... (140 words)
Vital support service anniversarySafe Spaces, the independent support service for survivors of Church-related abuse, run by the charity Victim Support, recently marked its first anniversary. The service has so far helped a total of 188 people. Safe Spaces has given emotional support, advocacy, information and advice. Service users have also been supported to raise their cases with the... (170 words)
Church Commissioners, C of E Pensions Board and CCLA now signatories to UK Stewardship CodeFollowing their successful applications to the Financial Reporting Council, the Church Commissioners for England, the Church of England Pensions Board and CCLA, investment manager for the Church of England CBF Funds, are now signatories of the UK Stewardship Code. They have met the FRC’s expected standard of reporting in 2021. The UK Stewardship Code 2020... (74 words)
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