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New Greener, Fairer Banking Guide

New Greener, Fairer Banking Guide

This newly updated guide compares 4 of the more ethical bank accounts suitable for churches and charities.  …
Arms exports to Israel must stop immediately: UN experts

Arms exports to Israel must stop immediately: UN experts

Any transfer of weapons or ammunition to Israel that would be used in Gaza is likely to violate international humanitarian …
Informed prayer, prayerful action: a call from Palestinian Christians

Informed prayer, prayerful action: a call from Palestinian Christians

Palestinian Christian women living in Palestine ask us to pray especially for women, refugees, the sick, dying and grieving in …
News Release - Inter Faith Network For The UK Board Announces Closure Of Charity Due To Withdrawal Of Government Funding

News Release – Inter Faith Network For The UK Board Announces Closure Of Charity Due To Withdrawal Of Government Funding

The Board of Trustees of the Inter Faith Network for the UK met on 22 Feb. It has, with much …
JPIT churches among 265 signatories of joint statement on Rwanda Bill

JPIT churches among 265 signatories of joint statement on Rwanda Bill

Among the diverse list of signatories are the JPIT denominations: the Baptist Union, The Methodist Church, and the United Reformed …
Churches General Election website launched

Churches General Election website launched

As UK political parties prepare for another General Election, CTBI has relaunched the Churches’ General Election website to provide a …
Climate justice song launches on Racial Justice Sunday

Climate justice song launches on Racial Justice Sunday

Singer/songwriter Jake Isaac has teamed up with Christian Aid to come up with the single Everything is Yours as part …
Hardship deepens as millions find the poverty line further out of reach

Hardship deepens as millions find the poverty line further out of reach

New analysis in the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) flagship UK Poverty report quantifies for the first time how many thousands …
Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza

Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza

House of Bishops makes call for immediate ceasefire and release of hostages …
Is Digital Resurrection Possible?

Is Digital Resurrection Possible?

Our latest report, AI and the Afterlife: from Digital Mourning to Mind Uploading, delves into the intersection of technology with …
The journey of disability inclusion – as easy as ABC

The journey of disability inclusion – as easy as ABC

Disability charity Through the Roof is calling on all UK churches to join the ABC journey of disability inclusion, from …
Nicaea 2025 – Living the Apostolic Faith Together Today

Nicaea 2025 – Living the Apostolic Faith Together Today

The year 2025 marks the 1700th anniversary of the world’s first Ecumenical Council, the Council of Nicaea of 325, a …
Celebrities join Essentials Guarantee campaign

Celebrities join Essentials Guarantee campaign

Dozens of celebrities and faith leaders, including Ed Sheeran, Jodie Whittaker and Liam Gallagher, have signed an open letter demanding …
Letter to the Prime Minister from the Humanitarian and Human Rights Sector on Rafah

Letter to the Prime Minister from the Humanitarian and Human Rights Sector on Rafah

Alongside other charities and faith organisations, Quakers in Britain have written to the Prime Minister calling on him to use …
Lent Stations: Vices & Virtues

Lent Stations: Vices & Virtues

Our 2024 Stations will share with you a series of seven works exploring, first, the seven vices most commonly included …
Lent Resources 2024

Lent Resources 2024

Resources from our national Member Churches and partner organisations …
Run a Social Action Audit

Run a Social Action Audit

Imagine the impact churches in your community could make if you were working more closely. A Cinnamon Social Action Audit …
General Election Resources

General Election Resources

Every election presents an opportunity for citizens to participate critically and constructively in the democratic process. The Joint Public Issues …
Inter Faith Network for the UK: Imminent Closure

Inter Faith Network for the UK: Imminent Closure

On 7 February, the Board of the Inter Faith Network for the UK took, with great regret, an in principle …
Lent 2024 reflections

Lent 2024 reflections

This year we are inviting participants to reflect on the question of how we might be called to engage as …
Bishop: Churches’ support for asylum seekers shouldn’t be seen as a magic ticket

Bishop: Churches’ support for asylum seekers shouldn’t be seen as a magic ticket

The Bishop of Chelmsford writes that links between the abuse of our asylum system and the action of bishops in …
Archbishop of Canterbury launches Difference for Secondary Schools

Archbishop of Canterbury launches Difference for Secondary Schools

New resource launched to support young people gain the tools and skills necessary to engage constructively and respectfully to grow …
New report from Age UK reveals the enormous challenges millions of older people face this winter

New report from Age UK reveals the enormous challenges millions of older people face this winter

A new report ‘We have to take it one day at a time’, launched today by Age UK as part of …
Calls for more scrutiny on religious conversion on asylum applications

Calls for more scrutiny on religious conversion on asylum applications

The Home Secretary is expected to consider whether laws need to be changed to better scrutinise the claims of asylum seekers …
Note regarding planned Episcopal Ordination in Plymouth

Note regarding planned Episcopal Ordination in Plymouth

The Episcopal Ordination of Canon Christopher Whitehead will not take place on 22 February 2024 as expected …
Season of Creation 2024: To hope and act with Creation

Season of Creation 2024: To hope and act with Creation

Launch video and details for the 2024 Season of Creation …
New Covenant for Cornwall signed

New Covenant for Cornwall signed

A special event to mark ten years of growing Christian unity in Cornwall took place at St Petroc’s Church in …
Peace is Every Step: thousands join silent peace walk

Peace is Every Step: thousands join silent peace walk

Quakers and other faith groups took to the streets of London in a silent walk for peace on Sunday, 21 …
World renowned worship leaders release new version of 'How Great Thou Art', marking its 75th anniversary

World renowned worship leaders release new version of ‘How Great Thou Art’, marking its 75th anniversary

Matt Redman and Mitch Wong wrote an extra final verse in the song which focuses on hope in a “warring …
Every Church Counts : a six-point plan to save the UK's church buildings

Every Church Counts : a six-point plan to save the UK’s church buildings

The UK has some of the most historic and beautiful churches, chapels and meeting houses to be found anywhere in …
New Dean of Truro Cathedral Officially Installed

New Dean of Truro Cathedral Officially Installed

On 21 January the new Dean of Truro Cathedral and Rector of St Mary’s Parish, Truro was installed by the …
Becoming Better Together: A new covenant for Churches Together in Cornwall

Becoming Better Together: A new covenant for Churches Together in Cornwall

Churches Together in Cornwall Coordinator Kathy Pope reports on their 10th anniversary gathering …
World Watch List 2024: Persecution is growing – but so is the church

World Watch List 2024: Persecution is growing – but so is the church

The release of the latest World Watch List brings a familiar story – persecution is getting worse. What are the …
Social Prescribing – what is it?

Social Prescribing – what is it?

Marianne Rozario explains what Social Prescribing is and why Theos is exploring it in an upcoming research project with Good …
Bishop Philip installed as 98th Bishop of Winchester

Bishop Philip installed as 98th Bishop of Winchester

Former Bishop of Truro, The Right Revd Philip Mounstephen was installed as the 98th Bishop of Winchester at a packed …
Unity in Cornwall

Unity in Cornwall

Letter from Kathy Pope, CTC Co-ordinator, published in The Tablet, 19 January 2024 …
Churches Together in Cornwall 2013-23

Churches Together in Cornwall 2013-23

as recorded in extracts from CTC Newsletter 2013-19 and CTC Review 2019-23 …
Religious leaders meet with EU to weigh situation in the Middle East

Religious leaders meet with EU to weigh situation in the Middle East

Religious leaders met with the EU last month to discuss the war in the Middle East and its impact on …
Pope Francis: 'Peace is a responsibility incumbent on all of us'

Pope Francis: ‘Peace is a responsibility incumbent on all of us’

In his annual “State of the World” address to members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, Pope …
Christian unity: choice or certainty?

Christian unity: choice or certainty?

Rev Dr Alison Evans, Secretary of the Society for Ecumenical Studies shares her Reflection of the Month for January …
Prayer Calendar 2024

Prayer Calendar 2024

Our prayer calendar which has a prayer for every month. For 2024 we would like to offer these monthly themes …
Going Forward : A Community Manifesto For Cornwall 2024

Going Forward : A Community Manifesto For Cornwall 2024

As we enter another election year CIPF is looking to renew the Manifesto for eventually submitting it to those who …
Half of Britons think religion does ‘more harm than good’ to society

Half of Britons think religion does ‘more harm than good’ to society

A new survey has found half of British people view religion as “having more negative consequences for society than positive” …
In World Peace Day message, Pope warns of risks of AI for peace

In World Peace Day message, Pope warns of risks of AI for peace

Pope Francis reflects on the impact of Artificial Intelligence on world peace, and urges the international community to adopt a …
Church leaders issue joint call for action on poverty in 2024

Church leaders issue joint call for action on poverty in 2024

Senior leaders from churches and charities have called on politicians to take urgent action on rising poverty in the UK …
Becoming Better Together: Ecumenical Progress in Cornwall

Becoming Better Together: Ecumenical Progress in Cornwall

It’s ten years since churches in the county signed a Declaration of Intent to work together more closely …
Youth Justice Survey

Youth Justice Survey

We are seeking the views of young people about justice and peace issues, especially but not limited to young people …
Prayers and statements on violence in Israel and Gaza

Prayers and statements on violence in Israel and Gaza

Churches and Christian organisations are responding with prayers and statements to the violence in Israel and Gaza …
Act on Poverty: Lent Course for 2024

Act on Poverty: Lent Course for 2024

With a General Election on the horizon, we believe that this is the time to speak out as a Church …
A New Lent Course: ‘Calling a Wounded Earth Home’

A New Lent Course: ‘Calling a Wounded Earth Home’

Inspired by Green Christian’s Deep Waters Course, it asks “What kind of people might we need to be to face …
Easy Eco Tips 2024 Calendar

Easy Eco Tips 2024 Calendar

Our new easy eco tips 2024 calendar will keep you and your church inspired throughout the year with fresh ideas …
Archbishop of Canterbury and Nicky Gumbel among Christians celebrated in New Year Honours list

Archbishop of Canterbury and Nicky Gumbel among Christians celebrated in New Year Honours list

The Archbishop of Canterbury and Rev Nicky Gumbel are some of the most recognisable names in the Christian community to …
Responding to the current situation in Israel and Palestine

Responding to the current situation in Israel and Palestine

A regularly updated page of statements and resources …
Call for Advent candle to remain unlit for peace

Call for Advent candle to remain unlit for peace

To remember all those who have died in the Israel/Palestine conflict, Methodist churches across the country are being called upon …
Church of England’s Christmas single sees thousands poised to ‘Join the Song’

Church of England’s Christmas single sees thousands poised to ‘Join the Song’

Choirs up and down the country will sing the new carol, released today across streaming platforms …
Crisis Communications Course for Churches

Crisis Communications Course for Churches

The course is for church leaders wanting to know how to safeguard their church against a reputational crisis and how …
Friendships: The heart of ecumenical witness – the webinar

Friendships: The heart of ecumenical witness – the webinar

CTE’s Principal Officer for Ecumenical Development and Relations, Doral Hayes, reports on the webinar she co-hosted on 24 May 2023 …
Archbishop of Canterbury's Statement on the Church of Uganda

Archbishop of Canterbury’s Statement on the Church of Uganda

The Archbishop of Canterbury expresses grief and dismay at the Church of Uganda’s support for the Anti-Homosexuality Act …
“If your banks don’t care about climate change—ask them why”

“If your banks don’t care about climate change—ask them why”

Thirteen-year old Ellyanne Chlystun-Githae has a serious message for the adults in the world: “While you are worrying about whether …
Does Government Do God?

Does Government Do God?

Conversation about the recent Bloom report has continued in various fora during recent weeks. These discussions are going to be …
Online Services

Online Services

A regularly-updated list of churches offering live-streamed worship across Cornwall …
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