Mental Health training provided by the diocese has helped St James' secondary school support students and respond positively to the impact of the pandemic.
Despite Covid restrictions, most churches have adapted community activities and others have started new projects to meet the changing needs of their local communities.
As churches look ahead to an expected easing of restrictions and more public gatherings, they are assessing how to incorporate the lessons of the last year into their regular patterns of worship and outreach post pandemic.
As we reach the terrible mile stone of 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, we invite everyone in our nation to pause as we reflect on the enormity of this pandemic.
People joined together online to pray for mercy and find hope in the character of God during the ongoing pandemic
Churches prepare to welcome you to a different kind of Christmas this year!
Many churches have close links with the care homes in their parish. Clergy are often a familiar face, visiting parishioners to offer prayer and home communion, and to provide pastoral support and a connection with the worshiping community.During the
The government has advised that our church buildings can be opened for public worship from 4 July as long as this can be done safely.On 30 June 2020 The Church of England published very detailed information and advice to support parishes as public wo
Since church buildings have been closed for worship, many churches are finding that being sustainable financially has been more difficult. People who are used to giving by plate or envelope schemes will not have been able to make regular contribution