James Gilder All Things Lawful And Honest A Church for All
“Want a Church for all? Be prepared to engage with the nitty-gritty.”
Peter Leonard ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…to Pretending!
Danny Pegg Anglicanism.org A New Beginning or a Curate’s Egg?
“A local and national reflection on the Church of England during the time of Coronavirus”
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church The Clergy Discipline Measure. Time for Replacement?9 Comments
Alison Webster ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…to not Caring about Care
Russell Dewhurst All Things Lawful And Honest Table for One
“The lawfulness of Holy Communion celebrated without a congregation”
Together for the Common Good The Plague and the Parish: An Invitation to the Churches
Church Times Lockdown could change the Church permanently
Richard Giles, John Sadler, and Robert Warren “call for a radical rethink of the work of a parish priest”
Janet Fife Surviving Church The Church of England Gentlemen’s Club34 Comments
Sam McNally-Cross All Things Lawful And Honest For the love of God, don’t sacrifice the poor.
Philip Murray All Things Lawful And Honest Thoughts and questions about ‘online Church’
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of bishops, truth, & the flimsy altar of political expediency
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church A letter from the future. Safeguarding in 2025
Peter Crumpler Christian Today Longing for a return to church
Rachel Treweek ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…to Social Distancing
Richard Bastable All Things Lawful And Honest Archiepiscopal Contradictions49 Comments
Elizabeth Anderson Earth and Altar “Wash Your Own Feet”: on singleness and the domestic church
Trevor Thurston-Smith The Pensive Pilgrim Speeding up the Tortoise
Jamie Harrison ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…to Pre-Judging Our “Good Samaritans”
Christopher Craig Brittain Anglican Journal
The Eucharist and coming out of lockdown: A tract for these COVID-19 times
On virtual communion: A tract for these COVID-19 Times (Part II)
Rosie Harper ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back….to Power Games & Inequality
The Guardian reports on this as Synod member attacks Church of England’s ‘self-obsession’ in pandemic
Zoë Ettinger Insider Inside 19 of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world
The photographs are also available here.
Tom Wright Church Times Don’t let the weak go to the wall again
“Society needs wise, statesmanlike leadership — not a mad rush back to profiteering”
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of ‘new vision,’ status, money and prayer.
Jonathan Clatworthy Château Clâteau When lockdown ends, what will ‘normal’ be like?
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Iwerne Camps. All Change?
Meg Munn Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel Zooming Along72 Comments
Michael Sadgrove Woolgathering in North East England God, the Virus and Tragic Optimism
Peter Leonard OneBodyOneFaith Be Hot With Anger, But Do Not Boil Away…
Tim Goode ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…to Our Old Familiar Cages!
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church The Jonathan Fletcher Inquiry. Progress?
Thomas Plant Greater Silence Your parish church is not an idol: it’s an icon5 Comments
Nicholas Henshall ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…to Being Focused on Our Own Significance
Savitri Hensman Church of England Newspaper Sharing burdens and showing kindness
Gilo Surviving Church Elites, the Church and the Dynamics of Social Power
Christina Beardsley DLT Books Blog Feeling Unsafe
Steve Morris Church Times Many are on the brink of financial disaster
“Credit unions are needed more than ever to help those who face money troubles”
K Augustine Tanner-Ihm Church Times Social distancing is a race issue
“It is a permanent reality for people of colour”
Trevor Thurston-Smith The Pensive Pilgrim A Post-Covid CofE : Better than ‘Songs of Praise’ Repeats?
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of being invigorated & tired by church
Tina Beardsley ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…But We Can Say Sorry
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church The Toxic Power of Secrets in the Church2 Comments
Serenhedd James The Critic Priests and palaces
“The Archbishops don’t realise the significance of the church building”
David Ison ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back…to Being In Control
OneBodyOneFaith An Engagement in Lockdown
Martin Sewell Archbishop Cranmer The Church should shine during lockdown
Jonathan Clatworthy Château Clâteau Coronavirus and moral responsibility55 Comments
Helen King ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back..in Our Quest for the “Perfect Service”
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church How Institutions fail us. Chernobyl, Trump and the Church of England
Kelvin Holdsworth What if this is the end of the Eucharist?
Colin Coward Unadulterated Love Christian wisdom for the Covid-19 epidemic23 Comments
Peter Selby The Tablet Is Anglicanism going private?
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Giles Fraser UnHerd The C of E has retreated to the kitchen
Jeremy Pemberton From the Choir Stalls Funerals in a time of plague
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of ministry: Woes, worries & possible blessings in COVID times
Martyn Percy Viamedia.News We Can’t Go Back…A Re-Minder To Us All
Michael Sadgrove Woolgathering in North East England What We Can Do For The Dead
Naomi Lawson Jacobs Church Times Disabled people say welcome to our world
“Maybe now churches will listen to people with disabilities about inclusive ministry”
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Titus Trustees and Simon Austen’s resignation
Andrew Graystone Church of England Newspaper Why the Titus Trust must close
Matthew Duckett Writing on the Walls of Nineveh The Treachery of Images – The Church in the Online Age28 Comments
Fergus Butler-Gallie reviewed streamed services from the Church of England and protestant churches for BBC Radio 4‘s Sunday programme (listen from 3 min 16 sec).
Peter Anthony Are virtual celebrations of the Eucharist a good idea or not?
[21 minute YouTube video]
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church What are Safeguarding Core Groups in the Church of England?
Savitri Hensman ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back….to Pretending Closeness is Unnecessary
Doug Chaplin Liturgica When catching a virus changes the church.39 Comments
Paul Bayes Viamedia.News We Can’t Go Back….Remember, These Are Early Days
Janet Fife Surviving Church Memories of Communion
Charlie Bell Anglicanism.org The Eucharistic Feast: participation, representation and sacramental integrity in the time of social distancing64 Comments
Mandy Ford ViaMedia.News We Can’t Go Back – Hidden Lives & Untold Stories
This is the first in a series on the topic ‘We Can’t Go Back…’ based on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s words in his Easter sermon. They will also be available as podcasts; this one is here.
Archdruid Eileen The Beaker Folk of Husborne Crawley Online Worship – the Beaker Guide
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Power and Influence in the world of Safeguarding
Al Barrett This estate we’re in Resurrection deferred? COVID-19 & the disruption in liturgical time (5)
This is the fifth in a series; it has links to the earlier items.
Peter Anthony How should we celebrate the Eucharist at a time of lock down and social isolation?
[28 minute YouTube video]
Andrew Walker Ship of Fools The doubting disciple
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of Church: dispersed yet communal & catholic
Kelvin Holdsworth Grace Received: communion on the battlefield
Emma Major Building community in a crisis Church Online: Nothing New
Ann Memmott Ann’s Autism Blog Who is welcome? A reflection for churches, during online times.
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Coercion and Control and the Church36 Comments
Mark Vernon Medium Easter And The End Of Christianity
“If Coronavirus turns Christian leaders into exemplary citizens, the gospel is lost”
A K M Adam AKMA’s Random Thoughts On Streams and Places
Paul Vallely Church Times This is teaching us about the mass
“Paul Vallely samples eucharists on the internet”
Jeremy Fletcher Rules for Lock Down Reverends
Dana Delap Church Times How we shared the bread and wine on Zoom
“Parishioners were asking for communion on Easter Day, says Dana Delap, and she wanted to feed them”
Mia Kyte Hilborn Church of England A chaplain’s view – the Coronavirus pandemic
“The NHS has withstood many emergency situations. It will withstand this one, but this crisis is different.”
Hilary Ison ViaMedia.News Trauma & Tragedy in Congregations & Communities
Giles Fraser UnHerd Where is God in this Covid horror?
“Church is one of the few places where we can acknowledge the existence of futile suffering”
Martyn Percy Modern Church Dean’s Diary: Light and Dark in Holy Week
Luke Coppen The Spectator Will coronavirus hasten the demise of religion – or herald its revival?
“The lockdown is testing believers of all stripes”
Anglican Communion News Service Primates’ Easter Messages 2020
A collection of Easter Messages from Anglican Primates and other senior Church leaders.
Stephen Cottrell The Spectator A first for Christendom: Holy Week without church
“We are going to have to follow Jesus in his isolation”
Georges Staelens Blogue de Georges Ajourner la Pâque. Postpone the Easter.
Jonathan Jong St Mary Magdalen School of Theology On receiving communion in desire
Kevin J Moroney The Living Church On Presence, Real and Impaired
Simon Butler ViaMedia.News Do We Believe in Life After Death – A Response
Meg Munn Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel Safeguarding Adults
Janet Fife Surviving Church Surviving Creeds
Jayne Ozanne ViaMedia.News Who’s Caring for our Nation’s Spiritual Health?4 Comments
Jonathan Gibbs The Church of England Blog from Lead Safeguarding Bishop
Bosco Peters Liturgy Spiritual Communion
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Looking to the Future. The Church after COVID-19
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of mission and finance in challenging times
Giles Goddard ViaMedia.News Into the Dark….
Church Times Interview: Brendan McCarthy, C of E medical adviser3 Comments
Rosie Harper ViaMedia.News Covid-19, Theodicy and Common Grace
Wendy Bower ViaMedia.News A Sermon for Our Time: Tears & Tombs
Jonathan Draper Afterthoughts Virtual Church?
Tim Stratford One way of looking at things… Changed but not stopped
Richard Peers Oikodomeo Life with Zoom – Small solitudes, little deserts: Poustinia for a time of Pandemic
Gary Waddington The Busy Priest Three Rules for Love, in a time of pandemic4 Comments