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How churches responded during lockdown

First published on: 2nd November 2020

The Church for a Different World Awards 2020 celebrated how churches adapted in inspiring ways to meet local spiritual, practical and pastoral needs.

Caring for Care Homes

First published on: 10th August 2020

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

New Covid-19 grants programme launched!

First published on: 16th July 2020

Allchurches Trust has launched a new grants programme Hope Beyond - aimed at enabling churches and Christian charities to meet changing need within their communities as the longer term impact of Covid-19 becomes clearer. Funding projects that will e

Resumption of Public Worship from 4 July 2020

First published on: 1st July 2020

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

Churches may reopen for worship from 4 July

First published on: 23rd June 2020

Following the Government announcement that church buildings will be able to reopen for public worship from 4th July, providing physical distancing remains in place, the Bishop of London, Sarah Mullally, who leads the Church of Englands Recovery Group

Cathedral open for private prayer

First published on: 16th June 2020

Since Monday 15 June 2020 churches have been able to reopen for private prayer, after being closed since mid-March due to the coronavirus emergency.The Dean of Manchester, Rogers Govender, explains what you can expect to see and do at Manchester Cath

Generous giving in lockdown

First published on: 3rd June 2020

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

Virtual mission in Bolton followed by 2000

First published on: 1st June 2020

A mission planned for months took an unexpected turn: going virtual and attracting 2000 people.Revd Oli Preston from St Peter's Halliwell writes:When the Covid19 crisis hit in March it looked like the end of our plans for a 'Believe in Bolton' missio

New worship phoneline for coronavirus lockdown

First published on: 26th April 2020

A free national phoneline to bring worship and prayer into peoples homes while church buildings are closed because of the coronavirus is being launched today by the Archbishop of Canterbury.Daily Hope, launched today, offers music, prayers and refle

Church food parcels are a lifeline for people self isolating in Gorton

First published on: 23rd April 2020

The church at Gorton and Abbey Hey is adapting to life under lockdown by turning donations dropped off at the rectory into food parcels that are delivered every day to local people who are self isolating during the coronavirus emergency.The Gorton Fo

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