CNI NEWS @ 1800, February 6

CNI NEWS @ review of today’s church news in GB papers

News feature on young people sharing their faith on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook. Includes mention of the Church of England’s #GodWithUs campaign over Advent and Christmas and quotes Adrian Harris, Head of Digital Communications for the Church of England.

Report that the Archbishop of York John Sentamu will complete a tour of his diocese in 2018 with mission weekends across the Diocese of York.  He will also join bishops and other senior church leaders across the Northern Province for missions in the county of Cumbria in March and in the Diocese of Newcastle in September. (See also News from the Archbishop of York, above)

Report on appeal to stay in the UK by 19-year-old former child slave ‘Stephen’ who was trafficked into the UK. The teenager was rescued by Rev David Tomlinson, of St John’s Church, Shildon, and his wife Davina, three years ago.

Fourth part of A Vicar’s Life, a major documentary series following a group of Church of England priests in the Diocese of Hereford.

UK Fundraising
Report on grants made by Allchurches Trust in 2017 including funding for the Church of England Foundation for Educational Leadership. Sir Philip Mawer, Allchurches Trust Chairman, is quoted.

Christian Today
Further report on Church in Action survey of 1,094 senior clergy conducted by the Church of England and Church Urban Fund on social action by Church of England parishes.

Christian Today
Report on booklet sent to Synod members from survivors of sexual abuse.

Christian Today
Further report on George Bell case.
Report on response on Twitter to first show for the revamped and refreshed BBC Radio 2 Good Morning Sunday, presented by Rev Kate Bottley and Jason Mohammad.

Christian Today
Article on report by Evangelical Alliance’s Theology Advisory Group (TAG) on the term spiritual abuse. Includes comment from General Synod member Jayne Ozanne.

Pictures of the day – annual Clowns International Joseph Grimaldi memorial service at All Saints Church, Hackney.