Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London

Posted on: March 12, 2019 Photo Credit: All photos: Picture Partnership / Westminster Abbey [ACNS, by Lucy Cowpland] Senior members of Britain’s royal family, led by Queen Elizabeth II, attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey yesterday (Monday). The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states, all of … Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London”

Tributes paid following the death of former Church of England evangelist Michael Green

Posted on: February 8, 2019 Dr Michael Green pictured with his wife, Rosemary Photo Credit: Wycliffe Hall via Twitter The renowned evangelist, theologian and apologist Dr Michael Green, who once served as senior evangelism advisor to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, has died in hospital at the age of 88. “It is with great … Continue reading “Tributes paid following the death of former Church of England evangelist Michael Green”

Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed

Posted on: August 3, 2018 A rare medieval Bible has been returned to Canterbury Cathedral, the mother church of the worldwide Anglican Communion, some 500 years after it was removed. The Lyghfield Bible – named after the 16 Century monk who once owned it – was amongst a number of items removed from the cathedral’s … Continue reading “Rare 700-year-old Bible returns to Canterbury Cathedral, five centuries after it was removed”

Hymnathons: Episcopal choirs perform marathon-style training events to raise funds

By Amy Sowder, Episcopal News Service January 31, 2018   Children, as well as adults, participated in a hymnathon fundraiser at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle, Washington. The singers covered all 720 hymns in the Episcopal Church’s Hymnal 1982. They stayed seated, had water by their sides and took two snack breaks to help … Continue reading “Hymnathons: Episcopal choirs perform marathon-style training events to raise funds”