Inspiring music in worship

Inspiring music in worship

Anglican Life Royal School of Church Music   The Royal School of Church Music, RSCM, unveils a new project working in partnership with Praxis. “Education at RSCM now encompasses training for the leaders of worship (whether ordained or lay) firmly based on a theology that can help individual churches reach consensus through prayer, study and […]

Creation is waiting

Creation is waiting

Anglican Life Church Mission Society   Dave Bookless is a mission partner with Church Mission Society, and director of theology at A Rocha International, a leading international Christian conservation charity. The team at CMS caught up with him to talk about mission, mindsets and his hopes for the world.   How would you complete the […]

The magical and mysterious season of Advent

The magical and mysterious season of Advent

Anglican Life   Embrace the Middle East   There is something both magical and mysterious about the season of Advent. But with the days getting shorter,four weeks always seem to pass in a flash, and then it’s Christmas. I find it all too easy to imagine asking myself in four week’s time:why, yet again, did […]

Faith behind bars

Faith behind bars

Behind the imposing walls and barbed wire of HMP Eastwood Park,lie hidden many sad stories of mental illness, sexual abuse, mothers separated from their children and women who self-harm. Michelle Pellegrino talks to the chaplain of the women’s prison in Gloucestershire, Church Army evangelist, Tony Williams,to find out more   How long have you been […]

Who is my neighbour?

Anglican Life Latimer Trust   By Gerald Bray   Most of us are aware of the complex Brexit negotiations now taking place and the many difficult aspects of our relationship with Europe that have to be examined. For Christians one of the most important questions concerns the rights of British people settled on the Continent […]

Women priests 25 years on. . .

Women priests 25 years on. . .

Anglican Life WATCH   On 11 November 25 years ago I, along with many others, spent the day waiting. I did my waiting in London outside Church House Westminster. The day began with the singing of songs and the waving of banners as I joined other members of the Movement for the Ordination of Women […]

Why are there no children in church?

Why are there no children in church?

Anglican Life Church Society   Premier Christian Radio recently posted a question on Facebook (in response to the 2016 church attendance figures released in the Statistics for Mission report): “A quarter of Church of England services do not have a single child in the congregation, increasing fears of a gradual ‘extinction’. An average-sized Anglican church […]

‘Albion’ leaders are walking a tightrope

By Andrew Symes, Anglican Mainstream   The Principal and Governing Body of Albion Middle School were walking a tightrope. Seeing themselves as reconcilers and peacemakers, they found themselves in an impossible position, trying to find a via media between radically different views. Albion was a large school franchise in England, but it also had major international interests, […]

Anglicans in Malawi are bringing education to girls

Anglicans in Malawi are bringing education to girls

Fran Mate, USPG Programmes Manager for Africa, reports on how the holistic mission of the Anglican Church in Malawi is helping to improve lives.   It started with the observation that girls were dropping out of school and a desire to do something about it. There was a clear gender divide between boys and girls, […]

What we think about mission

What we think about mission

Anglican Life CMS Church Mission Society asked more than 2,000 people what they thought about mission this summer. Here are the results…     Church Mission Society wanted to uncover the nation’s attitude to mission and to renew people’s confidence in mission. So, they set up a campaign called ‘Mission Is’ and in its first […]

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