Come & See Update – 7 June 2019

Come & See Update – 7 June 2019

CHURCHES: – here’s the latest on who’s doing what … St John the Baptist, Chalveston Prayer stations have been set up New photo of the ‘Pray and See’ candle in action   Whitefriars Rushden We have a prayer event every day for the 10 days and then a 24 hour prayer vigil on Saturday/Sunday 8 […]

Come & See update – 31st May 2019

Come & See update – 31st May 2019

The ‘Come and See’ praise and prayer event held last Saturday (25th May) was attended by over 130 worshippers. Here’s just a few comments from those who attended the service:  “We found the service very uplifting and inspiring …” “… lovely, uplifting worship from the accomplished worship band, thoughtful prayers, and huge inspiration and encouragement from both Bishop […]

‘Motivating the Million’: The 2019 Richard Beadon Lecture

‘Motivating the Million’: The 2019 Richard Beadon Lecture

The 2019 Richard Beadon Lecture will be held on Saturday 22nd June, and will be given this year by Revd Canon Dave Male, Director of Evangelism and Discipleship for the Archbishop’s Council. Entitled ‘Motivating the Million’, the talk is aimed at equipping and releasing people for evangelism and discipleship in the whole of their lives. […]

A Diamond Jubilee celebration

A Diamond Jubilee celebration

A special service will be held at St Matthew’s Church, Northampton on Saturday 8th June to celebrate Canon Peter Garlick’s 60 years of ministry. We recently caught up with Peter to ask him about this incredible achievement. 60 years of ministry is an amazing achievement, Peter. How do you feel having reached this milestone? I […]

Statement from the Diocese of Peterborough regarding the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

Statement from the Diocese of Peterborough regarding the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse

On 9th May 2019, the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) published its report into the Anglican Church, based on its case studies last year of the Diocese of Chichester and the response to allegations against the former Bishop of Gloucester, Peter Ball. The 252-page report makes five recommendations about a range of issues. The report states […]

Revd Neil Tyrer appointed as Kettering General Hospital’s Lead Chaplain

Revd Neil Tyrer appointed as Kettering General Hospital’s Lead Chaplain

Kettering General Hospital has officially welcomed Revd Neil Tyrer as its Lead Chaplain, in a service held in the hospital’s Chapel of Peace. The service was conducted by the Bishop of Brixworth, the Rt Revd John Holbrook, who officially licenced Neil to begin in his role. Neil brings a wealth of experience to the role from […]

Thy Kingdom Come 2019 is coming!

Thy Kingdom Come 2019 is coming!

Thy Kingdom Come 2019 is getting underway at the end of this month (30th May to 9th June). For those who don’t know, Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, lasting from Ascension to Pentecost, which aims to encourage Christians to pray for people to find faith in Jesus. This helpful animation gives more details of about the event: Within […]

A safeguarding statement following Monday’s BBC Panorama programme

A safeguarding statement following Monday’s BBC Panorama programme

The BBC Panorama programme, ‘Scandal in the Church of England’, was shown on Monday 29th April. It featured interviews with survivors of church-related abuse, and revealed failures by the Church of England in handling past allegations and concerns about abuse. The Church’s lead safeguarding bishop issued a personal statement immediately after the programme. We would like to take […]