General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Tuesday 10th February 2009 PM
10 February 2009
General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Tuesday 10th February 2009 AM
10 February 2009
General Synod - Summary of Business Conducted on Monday 9th February 2009 PM
09 February 2009
Dioceses Commission begins review of structures
29 January 2009
Further provisions of the Dioceses, Pastoral and Mission Measure 2007 come into force on 1 February. The Measure makes it a duty of the Dioceses Commission to review the provincial and diocesan structure of the Church of England, including the size, boundaries and number of provinces and dioceses, and arrangements for episcopal ministry. It will also have the power to draw up reorganization schemes.
Elections to the Church Commissioners (1)
28 January 2009
In its current round of quinquennial elections to the Church Commissioners, the General Synod has appointed three clerical and four lay members.
Church of England opposes proposed increases in stakes and prizes for gaming machines
26 January 2009
The Mission and Public Affairs Council of the Church of England (MPA) has opposed Government proposals to double the stakes and prizes for fruit machines and even larger increases for 'crane-grab' machines.
New Chair for Central Readers’ Council
23 January 2009
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have jointly appointed the Rt Revd Robert Paterson, Bishop of Sodor and Man, to chair the Central Readers’ Council with effect from the end of April 2009.
Christian scholars call for New Year’s resolution to daily prayer
21 January 2009
Renowned Christian authors behind the latest in a series of Bible notes from the Church of England, released today, have called for Christians to reconsider the time and energy they spend on daily Bible study and prayer in the same way as they might be reassessing other areas of their lives at the beginning of the year.
Statement from Chair of Church of England’s Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns on the inauguration of the new American President
20 January 2009
At a meeting last week, the Church of England’s Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns discussed the impact of the election of the new American President, reflected in the following statement from the committee's chair.
General Synod: February 2009 - Key debates on the international financial crisis, women bishops, the Anglican Covenant, human trafficking, asylum, Anglican-Roman Catholic relations and inter faith relations
19 January 2009
Major debates concerning the Church’s ministry and relations with other Churches, the financial crisis and the Church’s engagement with wider society will be on the agenda at the General Synod when it meets at Church House, Westminster from Monday to Friday, 9-13 February.