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/ 1 July 2015

Prayers for peace following Tunisia shootings

The Church of England has issued four prayers ahead of the time of remembrance on Friday 3 July 2015 at 12 noon.


The Revd Liz Adekunle
/ 1 July 2015

A new Archdeacon of Hackney

The Revd Liz Adekunle, Chaplain of St John’s College Cambridge, has been invited to succeed Rachel Treweek as Archdeacon of Hackney.


Christ Church Spitalfields, organ by Richard Bridge
/ 30 June 2015

Restored Baroque organ plays again after fifty-year silence

Restored 1735 organ plays again at Christ Church Spitalfields, after fifty-year silence with a series of concerts in its honour.


/ 24 June 2015

Diocesan synod elections update

The nomination period for the Diocesan Synod elections has ended. Monica Bolley provides an update on the current situation: voting is required in nine houses and some deaneries will be unrepresented.


St Mary of Eton prize-winning development
/ 23 June 2015

St Mary of Eton development in Hackney Wick wins architecture prize

The church of St Mary of Eton in Hackney Wick has won a RIBA National Award for its site redevelopment and renovations including new flats, church renovation and new community halls and landscaping.


Stay Safe Have Fun banner for Hope in Tottenham festival
/ 23 June 2015

Tottenham church helps build relationships between local school pupils and police

Local charity, Hope in Tottenham, and St Ann’s South Tottenham joined with the Met to run a ‘Stay safe – have fun’ festival for schools ahead of the outdoor festival and Notting Hill Carnival season.


Performing arts programme brings Tottenham communities together
/ 22 June 2015

Performing arts programme brings Tottenham communities together

30 children from across two of Tottenham’s estates came together at The Engine Room for a performing arts workshop aimed at providing affordable access to the arts and promoting community cohesion.


St Luke's Oseney Crescent
/ 22 June 2015

Buildings on Sure Foundations: stories of opened churches

Stories of how buildings that lay locked and empty have been reopened through a commitment of time, money and energy from those who longed to see them filled by new worshipping communities.


Cye Glentworth, his son and people from St Cyprian's Clarence Gate
/ 18 June 2015

Cye Glentworth comes home to St Cyprian’s Clarence Gate

In 1933 a baby, left by the font in St Cyprian’s, was named after the church, lived in orphanages in the UK, and was sent to Canada in 1945. 70 years later, Cye Glentworth returns to visit the church.


CofE Porvoo celebration at St Mary-at-Hill
/ 17 June 2015

Celebration of Full Communion between Church of England and Lutherans in Britain

The close relationship between the CofE and the Lutheran Church in Great Britain has been celebrated at St Mary-at-Hill in Billingsgate, where a Lutheran congregation meets for a weekly service.


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