Bishop Donald asks church leaders in Dhaka to “finish what Jesus started” and end leprosy

Bishop Donald asks church leaders in Dhaka to “finish what Jesus started” and end leprosy

Bishop Donald rallied the support of church leaders in Dhaka, Bangladesh yesterday (Thursday 23rd January) to join the mission to end leprosy. Leprosy is thought to be the world’s oldest disease, and it is estimated that around 10 million people live with leprosy-related disabilities, including blindness. Leprosy has been entirely curable since 1982, but misunderstandings and […]

“I think these belong to you”

“I think these belong to you”

St Giles Church in Desborough enjoyed ‘a Christmas miracle’ during the festive season when stolen silverware from the church turned up in a neighbour’s garden! The discovery was made during a TV interview about the burglary. St Giles’ Assistant Priest, the Revd Canon Neil Clarke, takes up the story: “We were filming a piece for […]

Two further statements regarding Peter Ball

Two further statements regarding Peter Ball

A statement from the Diocese of Peterborough On the 13th and 14th January 2020, the BBC broadcast Exposed: The Church’s Darkest Secret, which looked at the sexual abuse carried out by the former Bishop of Gloucester, Bishop Peter Ball, and the attempts to bring him to justice. It also revealed failures by the Church of […]

A statement regarding Bishop Peter Ball

A statement regarding Bishop Peter Ball

Last night, BBC2 broadcast the first part of Exposed: The Church’s Darkest Secret, which looked at the sexual abuse carried out by the former Bishop of Gloucester, Bishop Peter Ball, and the attempts to bring him to justice. The second part will be broadcast tonight at 9pm. If anybody was affected by this programme, please […]

A sad day for the Diocese of Peterborough as Sally Crossley retires

A sad day for the Diocese of Peterborough as Sally Crossley retires

It was a sad day on Wednesday 18th December as staff members past and present bade farewell to Sally Crossley, who is retiring at the end of this week (Friday 20th December). Based at our Bouverie Court office in Northampton, Sally has been the Administrator for three teams at the Diocese of Peterborough for the past […]

An update on the Parish Giving Scheme

An update on the Parish Giving Scheme

Pete Squires, Giving Officer for the Diocese of Peterborough, gives us an update on the Parish Giving Scheme, which began to be implemented by the Diocese in June 2019. As you may already know, the Diocese of Peterborough is in the process of changing its planned giving arrangements to the Parish Giving Scheme (PGS). We […]

Are you using A Church Near You this Christmas?

Are you using A Church Near You this Christmas?

Have you got your Advent and Christmas services listed on A Church Near You? The Church of England’s local church-finder website gets more than 12 million views a year – and 80% of those people are new visitors to the site. At this time of year, people are looking to come to church services. Church […]

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