Andrew Brown, Secretary to the Church Commissioners talks about the support that is given to local churches and projects across the country, after the Commissioners have published their annual report for 2014.
St Peter’s Wisbech was awarded a grant from the Developing Church Growth in Deprived Areas fund from the Church Commissioners. Watch a short film about the project.
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 […]
Startburst was a blazing success this year. It was a packed day. After coffee and chat, Bishop Donald opened the conference leading worship, The keynote talk was given by Martin Payne, a Messy Church team member. He has written several books on such as Footsteps to the Feast, A Cross the World, Unpacked and Bethleham Carols. […]
By Luke Smith For the 200th anniversary this year for the battle of Waterloo Irthlingborough celebrated with a talk by Peter Stratton on 5 May. Peter’, an expert on the battle, brought photos and hand drawn maps to help set the scene. Roy York, the Irthlingborough Historical Society Chairman said “it felt like you were there” […]
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has welcomed a new training resource designed to help local churches “play a vital role” in signposting people to free and professional debt advice services. Guiding people to free debt advice: a debt awareness and signposting workshop is a two-hour video-based workshop developed by the Money Advice Trust, the […]
The Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield is opening their doors to everyone who would like to test their vocation during Monastic Week from 7 to 10 July. Mirfield’s Monastic Week is opportunity to work as part of a religious community as a monk. All will work alongside the brothers sharing the common life and taking part in the daily routine. […]
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 […]
Victoria Cross commemorated. Residents of Spratton last week remembered a young man who was awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery on 26th April 1915. Lt William Rhodes-Moorhouse VC RFC lived in the village before the First World War and was well-known for his fast motorcars and his exciting, new flying machines. One hundred years […]
Bishop John and Bishop John Flack recently spent three days in Rome visiting The Anglican Centre and meeting with Vatican officials. This was a return home for Bishop Flack as he was the Anglican Centre Director from 2003 to 2008. “It was very special for me to return to my former residence in the Palazzo […]
AEDdonate have teamed up with Crowdfunder.co.uk and SADS UK to support Community Heartsafe Projects to fundraise for Automated External Defibrillator (AED). AED Donate Managing Director, Jamie Richards said “100,000 people die each year from Sudden Cardiac Arrest, 90% of those patients could of have been saved if they had quick access to an AED.” A […]
National Day of Prayer for our Police is on Thursday 14th May. The aim is to spark prayer for the police service in general and for those who support them. This is especially important in this time of a reduced force. These are difficult times for our Police. The National Day of Prayer for the […]
Poverty Sunday is a national initiative encouraging local churches and community groups to reflect, raise funds and respond to issues of poverty affecting communities in England. We are inviting you to take part in a Poverty Sunday Service followed by a Frugal Lunch on Sunday 21st June, or a day or time that suits you. […]
From the Standard On 26th March 2015 Lord Lloyd of Berwick led a short debate, “to ask Her Majesty’s Government what is their assessment of the Report of the Inquiry into the Use of Immigration Detention in the United Kingdom, published on 3 March”. The Bishop of Peterborough, Rt Revd Donald Allister, spoke in the […]