Wednesday, 17 February 2016

General Synod - Wednesday's business


Ian Paul What is the future of ministerial training?
briefing paper by principals of the residential theological colleges

Wednesday’s business

The Archbishop of Canterbury preached this homily at the Synod Eucharist: ‘Martyrdom is the ultimate witness to Christ’s truth’.

Order papers

Official summaries of the day’s business
General Synod February 2016 sessions: Wednesday AM
General Synod February 2016 sessions: Wednesday PM

Slides from the morning presentation on Renewal & Reform

CofE press release: Synod signals support for new ministry funding framework

Press reports

Antony Bushfield Premier Synod calls for “full independent review” of benefit sanctions

Ruth Gledhill Christian Today Church that does not side with the poor ‘cannot claim to follow Jesus’, synod told

John Bingham The Telegraph No growth for 30 years - Church of England predicts

Harriet Sherwood The Guardian Church of England expects attendance to fall for next 30 years

Ruth Gledhill Christian Today Church to launch social media ‘digital evangelism’ campaign to reach young people

Posted by Peter Owen on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 at 11:25am GMT | TrackBack
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If someone says there will be no growth for thirty years, that does not necessarily imply there will be growth after thirty years. It just means that the horizon of their forecast is thirty years. There is no particular reason to believe that in 35 years' time things will be any different.

Posted by: Interested Observer on Thursday, 18 February 2016 at 12:17am GMT
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