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Found 8 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for January 2022.
Looking at Church (all articles) for January 2022Call for action to free Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe The soaring cost of heating our church ‘Truth is under attack’ BBC chief tells church service Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – 18th to 25th January The young pray and worship more than you think Place2Worship, please! “I wish we could wave a wand and all the... (1495 words)
Call for action to free Nazanin Zaghari-RatcliffeThe Bishop of Chelmsford, Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani, is calling upon the British Government to repay its £400-million debt to Iran, and take immediate action to secure the release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe was first jailed in Iran five years ago, accused of crimes that involved plotting against the Iranian government. Last year she lost... (139 words)
The soaring cost of heating our churchHere is some chilling news about the church’s heating and electricity bills: they could be doubling this year. The energy crisis is hitting the UK hard, and churches are not protected by the domestic energy cap. That could leave many churches in the same plight as St George’s in Rugby, which fears it will have... (85 words)
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – 18th to 25th JanuaryThe Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from the 18th to 25th January – the octave of St Peter and St Paul. This year, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has been prepared by the churches of the Middle East. The Christians of the Middle East say that they offer these... (101 words)
Sitting down in churchDid you ever wonder how our churches first acquired pews? Dr Nicholas Orme, Emeritus Professor of History at Exeter University, has written a book, Going to Church in Medieval England (Yale University Press), in which he points out that “no medieval church pronouncement ordered the provision of seating in churches other than for the clergy.... (112 words)
The young pray and worship more than you thinkMore than half of adults (51 per cent) who are aged under 35 pray at least once a month, while almost as many (49 per cent) make a monthly visit to some place of worship. In contrast, of adults aged over 55, only a quarter (24 per cent) pray, and only one fifth (16 per... (117 words)
Place2Worship, please!Iranian Christians who are serving prison sentences have made video appeals to the Iranian government. They want the government to tell them where they can worship after their release. Their efforts are part of a new campaign, Place2Worship. It has been launched by a coalition of charities, which include Open Doors, Article 18, Christian Solidarity... (59 words)
“I wish we could wave a wand and all the bills would disappear!”Many of us enjoy spending at Christmas. But receiving credit card bills in January can range from being an unpleasant hassle to a massive burden. Money is also the number one trigger for arguments between partners. But it is possible to manage your finances with confidence together, so you can make money work for you.... (280 words)
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