The most recent message regarding Living in Love and Faith, first posted on 14 February 2023
The Church of England’s General Synod has welcomed proposals that would enable same-sex couples to come to church after a civil marriage or civil partnership to give thanks, dedicate theirContinue reading
I know that many of you will have been following discussions at General Synod over these last few days, and in many ways, there has been a profound sense of dislocation as we have discussed important issues regarding the Church of England while being so deeply aware of the unfolding devastation in Turkey and Syria…
To our sisters and brothers in the Diocese of Gloucester … This week, we have spent a further three days with the Bishops of the Church of England in aContinue reading
It has been an enormous privilege for us both to be part of the Lambeth Conference which gathered some 650 Anglican Bishops and 450 spouses from across the world atContinue reading
The Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith listening process closes at the end of April 2022, so now is the time to get involved if you haven’t already. WhatContinue reading
From Margaret Sheather – see LLF main page for full information on what’s happening There is still plenty of time to get involved in the Living in Love and FaithContinue reading
Being a disciple of Jesus is an adventure – it can unsettle, challenge, disturb us but always leads to life.
You will read elsewhere in today’s Bulletin of the continuing invitation to be engaged with ‘Living in Love and Faith’ the teaching document which as Bishops we have prepared about identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage.
In the Church’s calendar, today is the day when we remember Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. I am struck once again not only by Christ’s trust in him but also byContinue reading
A message from Diocesan Advocate Margaret Sheather “Many of you have raised concerns about the limited time available to engage with the Living in Love and Faith (LLF) programme, soContinue reading
An update from Margaret Sheather, diocesan LLF Advocate www.churchofengland.org/resources/living-love-and-faith The Taster session in April was a successful launch of the LLF programme in the diocese, with more than 90 peopleContinue reading
Living in Love and Faith – Christian teaching and learning about identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage, written by Margaret Sheather. “We, the Bishops of the Church of England invite youContinue reading