Synod: what happened and why does it matter?

Jul 13, 2024 by

by Benjamin John, Christian Concern: Christian Concern’s Communications Officer Benjamin John breaks down what happened at Synod this week in the debate about clergy entering into same-sex civil marriages. On Monday 8 July, the General...

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CofE “overseers” opposed to same sex blessings will be appointed today

Jul 12, 2024 by

from Religion Media Centre: A group of evangelicals in the Church of England are taking unilateral action today, in their continuing opposition to same sex blessings, by creating “overseers”, people who will take over duties of a local...

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Statement from the Alliance after July 2024 General Synod

Jul 12, 2024 by

We were saddened that, on 8th July, General Synod approved the latest LLF motion. Despite assurances that this is just one more step in an unfolding process, we believe this was in fact a decisive moment. Stand-alone services were...

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Pastoral Letter Following The Church of England’s General Synod

Jul 11, 2024 by

by The Most Rev Dr Justin Badi Arama, GSFA: Dear brothers & sisters who hold to the faith once delivered, ‘Looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising...

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EFAC Global expresses deep disappointment

Jul 11, 2024 by

EFAC Global expresses deep disappointment on ‘milestone day’ as Synod approves bishops’ Living in Love and Faith proposals The General Synod of the Church of England has approved the Living in Love and Faith proposals, brought forward by...

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Same Sex Blessings in the C of E: ‘The Bus Rolls On’

Jul 11, 2024 by

by Mark Michael, The Living Church: The Church of England’s General Synod narrowly backed stand-alone services for the blessing of same sex unions alongside a provision for conservative parishes to register for alternative episcopal...

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