Pray for those in authority

Sep 27, 2019 by

During this time of political turmoil, we must remember to pray for those in authority. God is not tossed to and fro by political events, he is absolutely sovereign over what happens. Join us in prayer. You can download the video via this link. 

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Prayer spaces in schools ‘encouraged positive mental health’

Jul 31, 2019 by

By Rachel Conner-Hill, Northern Echo: PRAYER spaces in schools have helped encourage positive mental health in young people, according to pupils who have been involved in a project promoting them. Four Church of England secondary schools in the Diocese of Durham were involved in the “reservoirs of hope” project, which started in February. The prayer spaces were set up in The Venerable Bede Church of England Academy in Sunderland, Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy in Stockton,...

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Over 5,000 Christians to pray in Trafalgar Square on Pentecost Sunday

May 27, 2019 by

from ICN: Trafalgar Square is being turned into #TrafalgarPrayer on 9 June as thousands of Christians from across London unite in prayer and worship. The event on Pentecost Sunday will mark the culmination of Thy Kingdom Come 2019, the annual prayer campaign launched by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, in which Christians are invited to pray for their friends and family to know Jesus Christ. Last year saw churches from over 65 denominations in 114 countries taking part in the 10 days of...

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Richmond Council taken to High Court over buffer zone banning pro-life vigils.

May 24, 2019 by

from SPUC: “I will challenge the PSPO in Richmond for mothers who need help in the future, at the place they need it most.” Legal proceedings have been launched in the High Court against Richmond Council to challenge a controversial Public Space Protection Order (“PSPO”) around an abortion clinic on Rosslyn Road. This buffer zone makes it a criminal offence to, among other things, pray or have conversations about abortion. The legal challenge has been brought by Justyna Pasek, who has...

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Reversing the Reformation?

May 18, 2019 by

by Adam Young, Church Society. A number of events have happened in the past few weeks which make one wonder what on earth has happened to this nation’s “Protestant Reformed Religion established by Law.”  This phrase is, of course, is taken from the Coronation Oath, and is meant to describe the Church of England. More often than ever it seems important to remember what is actually established by law and what is commonly found to be contrary to it.  Canon A5 tells us that: “The doctrine of the...

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Prayer vigils outside Twickenham abortion clinic banned

Mar 7, 2019 by

by Cara Bentley, Premier: A south west London abortion clinic is the latest to have a boundary zone placed around it which applies to vigils, protests or interaction with staff, visitors or patients. A Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) criminalises any form of interaction with people going into the BPAS abortion clinic on Rosslyn Road in Twickenham. The ban, which would affect the pro-life group the Good Counsel Network, also includes “protests that affect residents in Rosslyn Road...

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