Tag: Sheffield

But we don’t have a choice. We’re in love with each other.

Fascinating piece on the BBC website. Imagine one house, with four people, but five couples. How does it work, asks Jo Fidgen. Charlie is talking excitedly about a first date she went on the night before. Next to her on

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Sheffield – Bishop’s Statement

Bishop Steven Croft of Sheffield Diocese has made a further statement on the ordinations. On Sunday 10th February I received a short note informing me that Pete Jackson had been ordained in Kenya the previous day to serve the Church

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More on the Sheffield Spat

The advantage of having such a widely read public forum to ask questions in is that you then get answers. A number of people have written to me to clarify some of the issues around yesterday’s post on the irregular

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Church Growth – Adult Baptisms

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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While we’re having a go at the Eucharist, how about Cathedrals?

Last week’s article in the Church of England newspaper about re-examining the Eucharist got me thinking. Is the way that a large number of Anglican churches do the Eucharist not the only thing in church life that is dominated by

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Proposed Diocesan Changes

I’ve created an interactive map to show the proposed changes to Church of England dioceses in the north. Put your mouse over the dioceses in the north to see how each is affected. Wakefield, Ripon and Leeds and Bradford dioceses

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