Three-fold increase in young people on Church of England ministry-discernment placements

Posted on: May 1, 2018 A record number of people are taking part in a Church of England scheme which provides a practical year in a parish to young people considering a call to ministry. The Ministry Experience Scheme is a nationwide initiative which developed from ad-hoc programmes run by individual parishes and dioceses. It … Continue reading “Three-fold increase in young people on Church of England ministry-discernment placements”

Archbishop breaks ground on new library

By Anglican Communion News Service ( ACNS )  April 20, 2018 Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby speaks with media after the groundbreaking ceremony. Photo: Lambeth Palace   Work began on a new, bigger library at Lambeth Palace Friday, April 20, when the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby symbolically “broke ground” for the building. It is the … Continue reading “Archbishop breaks ground on new library”

How does size matter?

By Nissa Basbaum March 6, 2018 Illustration: Shutterstock From 1979 to 1980, I lived and served as a lay pastor in a small village church in England. During that time, I co-authored a church pantomime, a take-off on Cinderella. Our Cinderella was Nicholas, the assistant curate at St. Mary’s, who was so overworked that he … Continue reading “How does size matter?”

Archbishop of Canterbury calls for greater Anglican Communion say in selection of successor

By ACNS     (Anglican Communion News Service)   February 09, 2018   Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at the 2016 Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Lusaka. Photo: Anglican Archives   The primates of the Anglican Communion should have a greater say in the appointments of future Archbishops of Canterbury, the current Archbishop, Justin Welby, said Thursday, … Continue reading “Archbishop of Canterbury calls for greater Anglican Communion say in selection of successor”

Church of England gathers digital creatives to develop new apps and social media campaigns

By ACNS January 12, 2018 The Church of England says its #GodWithUs Advent and Christmas social media campaign reached 6.8 million people. Photo: God With Us campaign logo   Around 50 Christians with experience in digital communications are being brought together by the Church of England to pool ideas for new apps, websites and social … Continue reading “Church of England gathers digital creatives to develop new apps and social media campaigns”