Daily Digest for Thursday 7th March 2013
Issued at 08.50 by NC/RH
1. News from the Church of England
Church supports the call for more responsible lending
The Church of England is supporting the strong stance taken by
the Office of Fair Trading in giving the leading 50 payday lenders
12 weeks to change their business practices or risk losing their
2. Today's press coverage
Times p17, Exp p31
Further reports on the life and career of the Archbishop of
Canterbury prior to ordination.
Comment (Brian Reade) on Real Easter Eggs appearing in
Exp p21, BBC News
Reports that a cross on the village green in Brearton, North
Yorkshire has been thrown into a 'duck pond'.
I p3 & 17, Ind p15, Guard online
Reports that the first official chart for Christian music will be
published next Monday.
Diary item about a tweet from the CofE "God is the ultimate
Reports of an American TV mini-series based on the Bible which is
attracting big audiences in the States.
WSJ p5 Times p33
Further reports on the Vatican and allegations levelled at
Cardinals regarding sex abuse.
Ind p18 Roger Ellis, Jane Yerbury Sweeney
Catholic schools get away with discrimination
Your Church Wedding
Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.
Shrinking the footprint
The Church of England's environmental campaign aimed at resourcing the reduction of the church's carbon footprint.
A comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the running of a church, with a wide range of practical advice and tips.
Encouraging gifted and committed young men and women, from all backgrounds, to consider whether God is calling them into ordained ministry.
The Church and Community Fund
Encouraging churches to engage with their local communities by funding effective and innovative outreach.
Going for Growth
A spiritual challenge for every child and young person to have a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith.
For individuals considering a gift in their will, Church Legacy provides example will clauses, inspiring parish stories & information for solicitors.
WorshipWorkshop offers Church schools a way of creating engaging collective worship.
Crockford's Clerical Directory
Crockford's Clerical Directory, contains biographies of over 27,000 Anglican clergy, details of English, Welsh and Irish benefices and churches and more
Church House Publishing
The Archbishops' Council publishes a range of liturgy, reference and other resources under the CHP imprint.
We support you in your stewardship, providing online guidance & resources on; finance, gift aid, preaching, fundraising & administration.
High quality media, presentation and social media training for the CofE and related charities. Find out more about our current courses.
Lambeth Palace Library
The historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury.
Offering national contracts and buying tips to help the Church buy and save together.
Resourcing Christian Community Action
Information on best practice in providing Christian care in local communities
A course for the Christian Journey - where people can explore the Christian faith together and see how it can be lived out each day.
Church Growth Research and Development
Church of England's work on church growth research and development that aims to help the Church allocate its resources effectively to facilitate its mission and growth