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 distancing57 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?
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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 Church23 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
Mandy Ford ViaMedia.News Space, Time, Prayer and Cranmer
Steve Goddard Ship of Fools In praise of online church
Lorraine Cavanagh Church Times Companionship with God and others in the Covid-19 pandemic
“There are ways of belonging to a worshipping community at this time that do not rely on a broadband connection”
Andrew Davison Church Times When priest and people are apart
“The eucharist remains vital, even if offered behind closed doors”
Fergus Butler-Gallie The Critic Return of the Dance of Death
“Coronavirus may be sweeping the world but we’ve been here before”
Peter Leonard ViaMedia.News Flattening the Curve
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Chance Encounters and Changed Lives part 1
Christopher Southgate, Carla Grosch-Miller and Hilary Ison Tragedy and Congregations guidance for ministers as the coronavirus crisis deepens
“Thoughts for ministers during the first phase of the coronavirus crisis”
Godfrey Kesari Church Times Finding hope in the midst of a pandemic
“During this crisis, it is normal and natural to ask where God is. But this is not a time for Christians to retreat from their faith”
Laudable Practice Pray the Litany Daily
Meg Munn Chair of the National Safeguarding Panel Synod Discusses Redress
Nicholas Henshall ViaMedia.News “Yoga-Gate” – Fundamentalism in a Twist
Savitri Hensman ViaMedia.News Dolly Parton and ++Michael Curry on the Power of Love12 Comments
Fergus Butler-Gallie The Fence Diary of an Urban Parson
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church The John Smyth saga – further observations
Andrew Lightbown Theore0 Talking of coronavirus,church, continuation and concomitance
David Ison ViaMedia.News Minding Our Adjectives…1 Comment
Janet Fife Surviving Church Surviving Lent
Jonathan Jong St Mary Magdalen School of Theology On receiving communion in one kind
Jayne Ozanne ViaMedia.News Bridges, Kingdom and Unity5 Comments
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Safeguarding, Compassion and the Law
BBC World Service Religion apps: Daily Prayer and the Devil’s Data
Sophia Smith Galer investigates the world of religion apps – from prayer hacks to actual hacks
Episode 1 of 4
David Walker ViaMedia.News Taking Advice – Gentlemen vs Players
This refers to the advice Duty to “have due regard” to House of Bishops safeguarding guidance recently published by the Church of England.
Rosie Harper ViaMedia.News The Whitewashing of Spiritual Leaders – Is Vanier Like Weinstein?
Jeffrey John St Albans Review Loving and remembering
Nick Bundock ViaMedia.News Uganda’s Unholy Trinity & the Forgotten Martyrs15 Comments
Mandy Ford ViaMedia.News ‘Dirty Bodies’, Dust and Ashes…
Robert Thompson ViaMedia.News A Call to Repentance – A Lenten Reflection
Giles Goddard ViaMedia.News Living in Love & Faith: Will the Deer Scatter?
Women and the Church Women in Ministry, the Church of England and Statistics: A closer look2 Comments
Miranda Threlfall-Holmes Ethical Evangelism
Lorraine Cavanagh Church Times Jean Vanier’s misuse of power
“Spiritual direction can be dangerous. It requires a radical rethink.”
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Idealisation of Church Leaders. Problems for the future.8 Comments
Each day during Lent 2020 Clare Hayns will be posting on her blog about a different woman from the Hebrew Scriptures, and each post will end with a guide for personal prayer. She starts today with Hagar.
Simon Butler ViaMedia.News The Darkness Within…
Martin Sewell Archbishop Cranmer Welby brings peace and reconciliation to South Sudan
Stephen Parsons Surviving Church Christian Celebrities and Betrayal3 Comments
Anthony Archer ViaMedia.News Church and State – The State We’re In!
Janet Fife Surviving Church Being a Witness
Cherry Vann was interviewed on BBC Radio4’s Woman’s Hour; it’s the first item.39 Comments
Giles Fraser UnHerd Churches are closing down – I won’t let mine be one of them
John D Alexander The Living Church The Bishop Who Foretold Dresden
Richard Peers Oikodomeo Growing the Church: parish weekends and events36 Comments