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Growing number of ex-Muslim asylum seekers baptised

An eclectic mix of Iranians, Syrians, Iraqis, Bangladeshis and Eritreans seeking asylum in the UK have become members of an Anglican Church in Stoke-on-Trent.

18 July 2016

Church of England is mainly "cradle Christians", report suggests

Only two per cent of Anglicans in England and Wales are converts, a new study suggests. Research by Dr Stephen Bullivant, published this week, suggests that in a group of 100 Anglicans, 93 will have been brought up as such, five will have started life in another Christian denomination, and only two would have belonged to no religion.

27 May 2016

PB Michael Curry shares his vision for mission

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, brought his message of the Jesus Movement to the 21st Global Episcopal Mission Network conference in Puerto Rico: Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find [some] bread,” he said, offering a quote from by the Ceylonese Methodist pastor, D T Niles.

19 May 2016

Week of prayer for evangelism has "touched a chord" says Archbishop Welby

The call for Christians across England to prayer for our nation to know Jesus Christ has “touched a chord”, the Archbishop of Canterbury has told Premier Radio. Archbishop Justin Welby spoke to Premier about prayer, evangelism and Thy Kingdom Come.

12 May 2016

Churches throughout England gear up for "great wave of prayer"

Churches throughout England have responded to a call from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York for a “great wave of prayer” in the week leading up to Pentecost Sunday for the re-evangelisation of England. Dubbed, Thy Kingdom Come, the week will see 24/7 prayer rotas, open prayer times and special services.

06 May 2016

Anglicans share strategies to retain the youth

A panel of both young and elderly representatives from the Church of the Province of Central Africa (CPCA), the Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA) and the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia shared with ACC-16 members the various strategies of keeping young people in the church.

18 April 2016

Archbishop Welby in Holy Week mission

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will spend Holy Week visiting community projects, groups, schools and Christians in his Canterbury diocese.

15 March 2016

Proclaiming the Gospel is "integral to being a Christian" - Archbishop Welby

Worshipping God and proclaiming the Good News of Jesus Christ is integral to being a Christian, the Archbishop of Canterbury had said. Speaking at an event in Lambeth Palace to promote sports ministry within the C of E, Archbishop Justin Welby said that everything else the church does is “decoration”.

09 March 2016

Archbishops of Canterbury and York pray for evangelisation of England

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called for a “great wave of prayer” for the evangelisation of England. In an “unprecedented step”, Justin Welby and John Sentamu have written to every parish priest in the Church of England, inviting churches across the country to take part in the focused prayer initiative in the week leading up to Pentecost Sunday.

26 February 2016

Queen Elizabeth speaks about God's faithfulness

The Supreme Governor of the Church of England, Queen Elizabeth II, has made a strong personal statement of her faith, and has told the people that she is “very grateful” for their prayers for her; saying that she has felt God’s “faithfulness” during 64 years on the throne.

23 February 2016

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East African choirs unite to support regional peace

Cathedral choirs from around east Africa descended on Kigali, Rwanda, last week for a celebration of Christian music and to enhance “regional peace, integration and cooperation.”

US-Ghana partnership to tackle child slavery

The Anglican Diocese of Accra has won the backing of the US government for its ambitious programme to tackle modern-day slavery and child trafficking.