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Three-fold increase in young people on Church of England ministry-discernment placements

A record number of young people considering a call to ministry are spending a year in parishes as part of a Ministry Experience Scheme.

01 May 2018

Church of England unveils £24 million national investment in new churches and evangelism

The Church of England has announced grants of £24.4 million in the latest tranche of its Renewal and Reform programme funding.

04 January 2018

Bishop says that the Church has forgotten the poor

An English bishop has accused priests of deserting the nation's poor and working class areas.

04 August 2017

Soldiers on flood-relief duty given sanctuary in local church

A platoon of soldiers has taken up residence in a church in north-west England – but the troops are not part of an invasion force – they are helping to alleviate the effects of severe flooding that has impacted north-east England.

11 December 2015