Archbishop's visit 'encouraged us in our faith.'

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby's official visit to the Diocese last week was a great success. He followed a busy programme and met community volunteers and business leaders, students, and young people across the Diocese. You can read our news report here.

There were several opportunities during the Archbishop's visit to participate via live-streaming and we are pleased to offer recordings of some of the events:

St John's Crawley - Archbishop Justin addresses the Community Leaders Breakfast Click here

Hastings - Passion for Life event with introduction and interview by Glen Scrivener Click here

St Mary Hartfield  - Rural clergy Afternoon Tea  Click here

Lewes, Cliffe Centre - Community Leaders reception Click here

Chichester Cathedral - To hear the Archbishop's address - Click here

Prayers for Ukraine continue as bishops call to pledge further support

 

Prayers for Ukraine continue as bishops call to pledge further support


As the situation in Ukraine continues to develop, Bishop Ruth has urged individuals, communities and parishes in the Diocese to support the Sanctuary Foundation. All three bishops have supported the call. You can read more here

Latest news from the Church of England:
Growing number of churches register as sponsors for new UK scheme for Ukrainian refugees. Hundreds of churches across the country, including Church of England parishes, are registering to help ahead of a new UK humanitarian sponsorship scheme for Ukrainian refugees. Read more here

 

 

Platinum Jubilee resources

Platinum Jubilee resources

Churches are in an ideal place to bring communities together for the four day Bank Holiday from 2-5 June 2022 when the nation will celebrate HM the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

HOPE Together is working with Thy Kingdom Come, the Methodist Church, Biblica and others to bring churches resources to mark the occasion. Hope resources can be found here