Archbishop of Canterbury launches 2020 Thy Kingdom Come global prayer initiative

By ACNS Staff Writer     The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, with Pete Greig at Lambeth Palace last week for the launch of the Thy Kingdom Come global wave of prayer. Photo Credit: Ben Jones / Missional Generation The global ecumenical prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come, which started life as a simple request from … Continue reading “Archbishop of Canterbury launches 2020 Thy Kingdom Come global prayer initiative”

Church of England sets 2030 net zero carbon target

The Church of England’s General Synod has set new targets for all parts of the church to work to become carbon “net zero” by 2030. At its February 2020 meeting, members voted in favor of a revised date encouraging all parts of the Church of England to take action and ramp-up efforts to reduce emissions. … Continue reading “Church of England sets 2030 net zero carbon target”

Archbishops launch Church’s first ever social media guidelines and charter

The Church of England 01/07/2019 The Church of England has published social media advice aimed at tackling offensive behaviour and misleading content and encouraging a positive atmosphere for online conversations. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, unveiled the Church’s first ever social media guidelines at Facebook today. The guidelines encourage positive engagement across all national social media accounts … Continue reading “Archbishops launch Church’s first ever social media guidelines and charter”

Media awards for South Sudanese bishop’s testimony and Church of England digital impact

Posted on: October 19, 2018  A moving interview with Bishop Daniel Deng Abot, the Bishop of Duk in South Sudan, has won a major broadcasting award in London. It came in the same week that the Church of England won five awards for its digital impact. The interview was carried out by Mike Wooldridge for … Continue reading “Media awards for South Sudanese bishop’s testimony and Church of England digital impact”

Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, to retire in 2020 after Queen Elizabeth extends tenure

Posted on: October 1, 2018 The C, speaks with Queen Elizabeth during a reception at the UK’s Houses of Parliament in Westminster, London, on 20 March 2012. Photo Credit: Toby Melville / Reuters The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will retire on 7 June 2020 – Trinity Sunday – three days ahead of his … Continue reading “Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, to retire in 2020 after Queen Elizabeth extends tenure”