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The Confirmation of Election of the 98th Archbishop of York

The Confirmation of Election of the 98th Archbishop of York

The Confirmation of Election of Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell as the 98th Archbishop of York took place on Thursday 9 July at 11am. The full Order of Service can be downloaded here: Weblink Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell, today took up the historic Braganza Crozier – his staff of… Read more


First online prison church service to be broadcast by Church of England

First online prison church service to be broadcast by Church of England

On Sunday 5 July, prisoners and their families will be able to worship together during the first-ever online prison church service broadcast by the Church of England. The service will be broadcast from 9am on prison television and radio, as well as on the Church of England’s website, Facebook… Read more


New Theological College planned for the Isle of Man and North-West of England

New Theological College planned for the Isle of Man and North-West of England

Bishop Peter writes: “I am delighted that the Diocese of Sodor and Man is to share with our colleagues in the North-West of England in the creation of a new theological college.  Building on the strengths of our current regional providers, we look to implement a new vision for theological… Read more


End the sin of racism, online service hears ahead of Windrush Day

End the sin of racism, online service hears ahead of Windrush Day

The Church of England’s online weekly service will hear a call for action to build a fairer world ahead of a minute’s silence to lament the racism experienced by the Windrush generation and other black and minority ethnic people. Father Andrew Moughtin-Mumby, Rector of St Peter’s Church… Read more


Island Churches to Reopen from Sunday 28 June

Island Churches to Reopen from Sunday 28 June

As the Coronavirus Lockdown comes to an end on the Island it has been announced that Island Churches can resume public worship from Sunday 28 June. This date for reopening allows our Island churches the opportunity to prepare appropriately for everyone to be able to gather together again… Read more


Jesus meets us in our darkest hour, online service to hear

Jesus meets us in our darkest hour, online service to hear

Jesus is the ‘healing balm’ and our answer in the face of the hardest of blows inflicted by poverty, racism and other suffering, the Church of England’s online service will hear this week, in a service broadcast by an east London church.   The Rector of… Read more