The United Nations annual Climate Change conference (COP 28) is amazing, it brings people together from across the world to look at how we can keep global average temperature rise "well below" 2°c, and how humankind can move forward in a life giving and climate resilient way in harmony with all of creation.
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The storm that tore through Jersey on the night of 2 November left a path of destruction across the Island, uprooting thousands of trees, ripping roofs from people’s homes and raining down hailstones the size of tennis balls on cars and through windows.
Read the report from lay member of General Synod Chris Webb
Graffiti Church is a new initiative, which seeks to promote the good news of Jesus and the Bible in a fun, creative way.
In an event part funded by the Aldhelm Mission Fund, last month international children’s worship song writer Doug Horley visited Hampreston First School, Ferndown First School and St Mary’s Church, Ferndown, using science, bubbles, songs and interaction to explore the greatness of creation and God’s love for everyone.
The whole of the Sudans needs your prayers as the bloody internal ‘War of the warlords’ in Khartoum and Omdurman and Darfur areas of Sudan shows no signs of diminishing
A total of £2.8 million has been allocated for 30 Church Buildings Support Officers across the country to give specialist advice on the management, conservation, repair and development of church buildings, including community use alongside worship.
On Sunday 5 November, Bishop Stephen gave out 3 St Aldhelm Crosses in a service at Salisbury Cathedral. In 2005, on the 1300th Anniversary of the consecration of St Aldhelm as the first Bishop in this part of Wessex, Bishop David Stancliffe established a diocesan award, the Cross of St Aldhelm, to give to people whose contribution to the life of the Church and the Diocese goes far beyond the normal call of duty. This award is presented to a small number of Church members who have made an especially significant contribution to our shared life.
Communities in the Channel Islands have asked for prayers as Storm Ciaron wreaked serious damage with trees down, buildings battered and graves ripped out of the ground. Parts of Dorset have also suffered damage, including extensive flooding in rural and coastal areas.
Over the past few weeks, St John's Parish, Jersey have been celebrating Harvest Festival and prepping donations, ready for Christmas.