29 Jul | Society of Martha & Mary, Sheldon: Autumn Resources
For people in ministry, here are a few ideas for good space in your diary … Give Sheldon a ring if you’re interested in any of these or check www.sheldon.uk.com for full listings, including 2014 dates. 12,000-mile Service weeks The flagship …
24 Jul | Bishop’s Letter; Who are we?
Should the Church support liberal social and ethical reforms? Bishop Mike says we need to remember who we are and the values we live by before answering that question. “The Church is part of the problem, not part of the …
11 Jul | Updates from General Synod
Women bishops, welfare reform and diocesan shuffles. Archbishop Justin calls on the Church to engage with change
11 Jul | FHS 2013 Retreat
The Fellowship of the Holy Spirit Annual Retreat: 11-15 November 2013, Abbey House Glastonbury. Following Francis of Assisi: A retreat for Priests and Licensed Lay Ministers. Led by Revd Canon Charmion Mann Please see flyer below for more information and booking …
08 Jul | Events for Clergy – Building Teams
A number of people have asked us for training and help for working with volunteers and establishing and working with teams. We have asked CPAS to address this need and we will be offering three linked training sessions over the …
05 Jul | Cycle of Prayer: Q3 now available
The Cycle of Prayer for the third quarter of 2013 is now available
05 Jul | Schools central to Church’s mission, says Archbishop
Archbishop Justin Welby asserted the centrality of schools to the Church’s mission to the nation as he hosted a seminar called Church of England: Education and our Future at which the Secretary of State, Michael Gove, also spoke and affirmed the part Church Schools have to play.
02 Jul | Safeguarding – Consultation on changes to Clergy Discipline Measure
There are proposed legal changes to the Clergy Discipline Measure (CDM) relating to safeguarding. These changes result from the recommendations of the Commissaries’ Report following a Visitation to the Diocese of Chichester which related to sexual abuse cases. They include: …
01 Jul | Bishop’s Letter; ‘Them’, ‘Us’, and what it means to be the Local Church
This month Bishop Lee reflects on the Church of England’s understanding of what it means to be the local Church. If you think this is all about parishes then read on. A few months ago I posed a question about …
26 Jun | 37 Ordained at Bristol Cathedral
Last weekend saw 37 people Ordained into ministry, at Bristol Cathedral.