Support for local churches and projects

Support for local churches and projects

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.

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 […]

Burn like a star

Burn like a star

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. […]

Irthlingborough experiences the Battle of Waterloo

Irthlingborough experiences the Battle of Waterloo

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” […]

Archbishop welcomes training for churches to help people in debt

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 […]

Testing vocation for religious life

Testing vocation for religious life

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. […]

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 […]

First World War Hero remembered in Spratton

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 […]

Peterborough Bishops in Rome

Peterborough Bishops in Rome

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 […]