Found 7 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for September 2022.
Looking at Church (all articles) for September 2022New resource to help churches become more ‘fruitful in evangelism’ Church of England unveils strategy to help rural churches thrive General Synod Presidential Address by the Archbishop of York Calls for stronger age verification for pornography websites Daily Prayer podcast celebrates 1,000th episode ‘Choir Churches’ to be funded as part of projects to spread the... (1663 words)
New resource to help churches become more ‘fruitful in evangelism’The Church of England has launched an online resource to help churches to become more ‘fruitful in evangelism’. Leading in Evangelism will support church leaders in developing a culture for evangelism in their local context. Leading in Evangelism consists of a series of one hour video-supported sessions which can stimulate conversation and action, and thereby... (258 words)
Church of England unveils strategy to help rural churches thriveThe Church of England has launched a 10-point strategy to help its thousands of rural churches survive and thrive. The CofE has published How Village Churches Thrive, a practical guide to help the churches – many of them historic listed buildings with small congregations – have a sustainable future. The strategy sets out 10 key... (371 words)
General Synod Presidential Address by the Archbishop of YorkHere is an edited version of Stephen Cottrell’s recent speech… Following Jesus isn’t easy. In the public square our words will often be misunderstood, misinterpreted and misquoted. People will think we’re woke, naïve, misguided, too left wing, too right wing, too liberal or too conservative. We will be applauded for taking a moral stand, and... (456 words)
Daily Prayer podcast celebrates 1,000th episodeA free service bringing the ancient monastic cycle of daily prayer to millions of modern listeners has recently broadcast its 1,000th episode. The Daily Prayer podcast* brings listeners together twice a day for the short traditional services of Morning and Evening. The podcast, available both via the Daily Prayer app as well as all major... (141 words)
Calls for stronger age verification for pornography websitesThe Church of England’s General Synod has recently called on the Government to introduce legislation requiring pornographic sites to use age verification systems preventing access by under 18s. A large number of children and young people say they have viewed pornography, with one survey before lockdown showing that 78 per cent of sixth formers in... (211 words)
‘Choir Churches’ to be funded as part of projects to spread the Christian faithChildren are to get a chance to learn music in the English choral tradition, as part of plans by the Church of England to inspire young people to learn about the Christian faith. A total of £249,530 has been awarded to The Church of England in Lancashire to invest in up to 24 ‘Choir Churches’... (106 words)
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