Psalms on the go – CofE launches new mobile app

Psalms on the go – CofE launches new mobile app

Users are asked to tweet their favourite #mypsalm to @chpublishingUK The latest publication from the Church of England brings an ancient tradition of following the Psalms to mobile devices and e-readers. Adding to the popular ‘Reflections’ series, Reflections on the Psalms is a standalone book, ebook and mobile app written for anyone wishing to follow […]

Anglican Church in Ethiopia calls for support for South Sudanese war refugees

Anglican Church in Ethiopia calls for support for South Sudanese war refugees

Us (formerly USPG) is sending emergency funds to support the Anglican Church in Ethiopia as it reaches out to refugees fleeing war in South Sudan. A civil war between political factions in South Sudan saw 350,000 refugees fleeing the country for the Gambella and Asosa regions of Ethiopia during 2014. Now fighting is intensifying and […]

Syrian Refugees: Appeal aims to lighten Lebanon’s load

Syrian Refugees:  Appeal aims to lighten Lebanon’s load

IMAGINE AN AREA the size of Devon and Cornwall coping with more than a million new residents – traumatised by war and most with nowhere habitable to live.  That’s the nightmare facing the tiny country of Lebanon, now trying to deal with a Syrian refugee crisis – leaving it with the highest concentration of refugees […]

A Long Walk for Freedom From Torture

A Long Walk for Freedom From Torture

A long Walk for Freedom from Torture The Reverend Anthony Hodgson is celebrating his 80th birthday in a different way, “The alternative is to give a party when you are 80.  I decided to go for a walk instead.”  Tony made plans to walk the 80 miles across Peterborough Diocese. Why such a long walk? “I happened to […]

In prison, on the rails, fighting fit …..we celebrate the #newrevs 

In prison, on the rails, fighting fit …..we celebrate the #newrevs 

Around 1000 men and women – #newrevs – will be ordained into the Church of England this summer to minister in communities across the country and to mark the occasion the CofE has published a new video and audio faith stories. The #newrevs come from a wide range of backgrounds and include a former professional wrestler […]

Dame Fiona Reynolds to be Chair of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England

Dame Fiona Reynolds to be Chair of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, after consultation with the Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport, have appointed Dame Fiona Reynolds to be Chair of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England (CFCE), it has been announced today. She succeeds RT Hon Frank Field MP, who is standing down after serving two terms and […]

Peterborough Diocese Healing Ministry

Peterborough Diocese Healing Ministry

A Healing Ministry,  as the Church declares from the Church of England website,  is fundamental to the gospel. “Healing, reconciliation and restoration are integral to the good news of Jesus Christ. For this reason prayer for individuals, focused through laying on of hands or anointing with oil, has a proper place within the public prayer […]

Oakham Archdeaconry Youth Missioner takes post

Oakham Archdeaconry Youth Missioner takes post

We’ve asked the new Youth Missioner Chad Chadwick to tell us a little about himself: “My name is Chad, I am 36 years old, married to Steph. We live in the little village of Chelveston (Northants) with our 1 year old twins, Jack and Emily. I have an odd array of hobbies that keep me out […]

Youth Missioner for Northampton Archdeaconry

Youth Missioner for Northampton Archdeaconry

On the 13 April Becky Wills hit the ground running as the Youth Missioner for Northampton Archdeaconry.  We asked her to tell a little about herself: My name is Becky Wills and I’m your new Youth Missioner. I’m here for you and your church, to help, advise, support, inspire and resource you in growing youth […]