Church of England


March 12, 2015

Bishop Libby Lane with servers at Chester Cathedral during her installation service on March 8. Photo: Diocese of Chester

[Diocese of Chester] The Rt. Rev. Libby Lane – the first female bishop in the history of the Church of England – was formally installed as the eighth...

March 5, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

A new global movement - #washday15 – provides a means for participating in a worldwide Lenten discipline through social media postings on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Facebook.

Initiated by the Diocese of Oxford in England, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society is joining with...

January 25, 2015

Archbishop of York John Sentamu prays over the Rev. Libby Lane during her ordination and consecration as the first female Bishop in the Church of England at York Minster in York, northern England Jan. 26. Photo: Reuters/Lynne Cameron

[Episcopal News Service] In a packed service at York...

January 22, 2015

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Church of England’s Lichfield Diocese has broken new ground by advertising for a lay or ordained diocesan pastor to connect and support people online.

According to Bishop of Stafford Geoff Annas, the Diocesan Online Pastor is “a brave new...

March 23, 2014

[Inclusive Church Press Release] As the first same–sex weddings are set to take place in England, Inclusive Church welcomes this as a significant milestone.

Acknowledging that some Christian churches are perceived to be hostile to the LBGT&I community, Inclusive Church takes this...

December 10, 2013

[Church of England press release] The House of Bishops of the Church of England met for two days in York Dec. 9 and 10. This meeting was the first at which 8 female regional representatives attended the meeting as participant observers with the same rights as Provincial Episcopal...

November 26, 2013

By: episcoglobal

The Anglican Communion

There are many blessings that come with being a member of the worldwide family of churches known as the Anglican Communion. One of them is how we can all come together and work towards affecting positive change around the world. Today we’d like to use...

November 12, 2013

By: episcoglobal

“The pilgrimage has been inspiring and uplifting. We have learned, we have experienced, we have worshipped, we have struggled, and we have partied. The best thing about it is that God is at the heart of all we have done. The pilgrimage has made me realize that faith can...

November 9, 2013

By: episcoglobal

“Partnership is more meaningful when we practice the culture of love both locally and globally.” The Rev. Jessie Anand, London Tamil Christian Congregation

2013 Partnership for World Mission conference attendees

Each year the Church of England hosts the Partnership for...

July 8, 2013

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby addresses the Church of England’s General Synod, meeting in York July 8, during a debate on the next steps towards enabling women to become bishops. (C) Keith Blundy / Aegies Associates

[Episcopal News Service] The Church of England’s...