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/ 13 January 2017

2017 and all that

What are your hopes and dreams for 2017? The start of a calendar year is a good time to take stock of your youth or children’s work and reflect on where God is leading you.

/ 23 December 2016

Clergy moves December 2016

Information about clergy moving into and around the Diocese. Update for December 2016.

London's faith leaders and Evening Standards food waste campaign
/ 22 December 2016

Six months of parish fundraising

In her last blog of 2016, Parish Fundraising Manager, Carol Ward, reviews her first six months with the Diocese.

Energy usage graphs
/ 22 December 2016

Record Annual Returns show ups and downs of energy and carbon saving

Brian Cuthbertson analyses the energy used in our church buildings and discusses the mixed picture over the last several years.

Bishop Rob Wickham with a guest at St Dionis Night Shelter in Parsons Green
/ 21 December 2016

Winter night shelters change the lives of both guests and volunteers

Bishop Rob writes about how church-run winter night shelters in London are helping 1,300 homeless men and women and contributing an estimated £4 million worth of social support to the capital.

All Kings Shall Fall Prostrate Cologne Cathedral
/ 20 December 2016

O Come, All Ye Faithful

This great old carol is a favourite of many, include CONCRETE’s James Fawcett. Here, he reflects on how this carol can inform our youth work over the festive period.

Group of school children singing in choir together
/ 16 December 2016

The worst Christmas song

Alex Taylor, the Diocese’s children’s ministry trainer on the top three worst Christmas tunes.

Refugees and Migrants are Welcome
/ 14 December 2016

Church calls on clergy to open their doors to refugees

Capital Mass calls on clergy to house refugees and migrants who are destitute and without opportunities whilst their immigration or asylum case to be resolved.

Christmas tree in church with origami figures
/ 13 December 2016

It’s Christmas, not rocket science

If you’re still trying to plan some youth Christmas events, then here are some simple ideas that could make last-minute planning simple and stress-free.

Benguela School Extension in Angola Sept 2016
/ 12 December 2016

Lent Appeal 2017: Sowing Seeds for Tomorrow

While we approach Christmas and the season of gifts, it is important for churches to think about giving in 2017, and the Diocesan Lent appeal.

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