Synod Campaign is Go!

We have been working with a coalition of church groups to support inclusive candidates in the 2021 General Synod Elections. With voting due to open this Friday we are able to unveil the list. There are 221 candidates who have all signed up to the following election statement:  “I am committed to equality for everyone, at all […]

IC Stories: Ruth Yorke

I first came across Inclusive Church when our church decided to ‘come out’ as inclusive. We realised that if we wanted people to know they would be welcomed and accepted, then we needed to tell them. So we contacted Inclusive Church and the now, ‘OneBodyOneFaith’ and registered with both.   We wanted to go beyond just […]

UKME ordinands and curates

UKME ordinands and curates is a new group for ordinands and curates of minority ethnic or global majority heritage (GMH) in the Church of England. We are an independent group that is not affiliated with any official bodies in the Church of England, although we aim to support and work with other groups within the […]

IC Stories: Ruth Wilde

I first came across Inclusive Church at Greenbelt Festival, and I remember thinking ‘that’s what church should be!’ Bob Callaghan was on the stall chatting to people, and I think I made a comment about being pleased to see his organisation present (for those who aren’t aware, he was the National Coordinator before me). Some […]

Mike Bishop

IC Stories: Mike Bishop

I guess I became aware of Inclusive Church when our Parochial Church Council agreed to apply for membership, quite a few years ago. We had always tried to be inclusive and welcoming, and Inclusive Church’s principles seemed to line up with what we sought to do. I didn’t realise just how much this might mean […]

New Inclusive Hymnal project

Multitude of Voyces is a registered non-profit organisation which supports underrepresented, marginalised or vulnerable communities, through the creative use of words and music. We focus on projects relating to church life, exploring ways in which the church’s Inclusive aims can be lived out through its liturgy and music. Following the success of our three-part anthology […]

IC Stories: Krysia Waldock

I had known and heard of Inclusive Church for some time before I got involved with it – I am a PhD researcher and knew that they had an annual disability conference which I ought to go to, given my thesis is on autistic people and religious/humanist groups. I’ve always felt an outsider within church […]