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Bishop Rachel Treweek and Bishop Sarah Mullally with Archbishop Justin Welby
/ 23 July 2015

The Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester

Rachel Treweek has been consecrated Bishop of Gloucester, and becomes the first female diocesan bishop in the Church of England and the first female bishop to sit in the House of Lords.

St Martin's Gospel Oak with a sunburst over the tower
/ 22 July 2015

St Martin’s Gospel Oak nominated for heritage award

St Martin’s church in Gospel Oak has been shortlisted in the Best Rescue of a Historic Place of Worship category in the 2015 Historic England Angel Awards, and is open to a public vote.

St Luke's Oseney Crescent
/ 21 July 2015

£1 million funding to seed 100 new church communities in London

New funding awarded by the Spending Plans Task Group of the Church Commissioners and Archbishops’ Council will help to create or renew 100 worshipping communities in London by 2020.

The Studd Brothers
/ 16 July 2015

Bishop of London commemorates cricketing missionary brothers, as Lord’s Test begins

The Bishop of London has announced, on the first day of the Ashes Test at Lord’s, that 16 July will mark the commemoration of the three Studd Brothers whose family name is inscribed on the Ashes urn.

/ 15 July 2015

Diocesan synod elections update after voting

Voting recently took place for Diocesan Synod membership in nine houses.

Engine Room team and David Lammy MP
/ 15 July 2015

David Lammy MP meets our community champions at the Engine Room

David Lammy MP visited the new Engine Room Community Centre and St Francis Church in Hale Village to tour the site and meet the development team and congratulate our community volunteers.

10 km run 2015
/ 14 July 2015

Breathing new life into our churches – the impact of the BLMF

The Bishop of London’s Mission Fund has invested 5.3m in London’s communities over the last ten years. On 12 July, 24 Runners ran 10km to raise money for the fund that supports youth and children’s and family workers with the aim of doubling the number of young people who go to church by 2020.

The Bishop of London with staff and pupils
/ 9 July 2015

Kentish Town CE Primary School celebrates 200th anniversary

The Bishop of London led a service to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Kentish Town CE Primary School.

Ric Thorpe, the Bishop of London, Rob Wickham and John Hawkins
/ 9 July 2015

Two new bishops and new archdeacon for London announced

New bishops for Edmonton and the revived See of Islington were announced by Downing Street today, alongside the next Archdeacon of Hampstead.

BLMF runners prepare for 10k
/ 6 July 2015

Under a week for BLMF 10k runners

It is less than a week until 24 runners will be limbering up for a 10km race in London for the Bishop of London’s Mission Fund.

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