Vicky Beeching has written a column for the Independent in response to the utterly superb wedding flash mob featuring the Revd Kate Bottley. It made me reflect on the summer solstice, attended by over twenty one thousand people, at Stonehenge last …

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Unfortunately I don’t have time at the moment to do the serious analysis I did last year on the CofE attendance figures that have just been released. That said, a few observations from ten minutes spent in Excel. Average Sunday …

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Two months ago I wrote a blog piece looking at Average Sunday Attendance figures in the Church of England over the past decade. I showed that the majority of dioceses were in decline and that even the celebrated cases like London diocese …

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The Church of England’s Research and Statistics Department (OK, technically the Archbishops’ Council’s Research and Statistics Department) has released figures for the past decade or so’s attendances at Cathedrals. The headline figures are encouraging, showing a growth in attendance of …

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New TwurchCast over at the Twurch. Enjoy! It’s the new year (in fact it’s already February) and so without any further ado here is the latest twurchcast! In this episode @peterould and @thechurchmouse talk Going for Growth, Big Bible Lent …

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