LLF letter to bishops, July 2023

Inclusive Church is among the inclusive organisations who have today (12 July 2023) sent the below letter (in text then PDF) to the Archbishops of Canterbury and of York and the Bishops of London and of Truro, regarding the outcomes of the Church of England’s ‘Living in Love and Faith’ process. A Public Letter on […]

IC Story: Jack Woodruff

My first encounter with Inclusive Church was a few years ago when I joined St Luke’s in Clifton, York, who at the time were one of two registered inclusive churches in the city. A few of us in the congregation began a monthly gathering called OutsideIN which sought to bring together LGBT+ Christians from across […]

Sermon: We All Need One Another

Sermon given by Ruth Wilde at Holy Trinity Church Twydall, Gillingham on the 12th February 2023 Gen 1:1 – 2:3; Matt 6: 25-end There are passages in the Bible that are very hard to hear for different groups. I am not going to lie – this passage from Matthew is hard to hear for people […]

Statement from Inclusive Church and the Campaign for Equal Marriage

—————————————————————————————————————— Joint Statement to General Synod from Inclusive Church and the Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England on Living in Love and Faith and the response from the Bishops of the Church of England about identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage. Both Inclusive Church and the Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church […]

IC Story: Warren Hartley

I grew up in Sydney Australia in what I would these days label fundamentalist Christianity. There was no room for error, and despite it being spoken about frequently, there was no room for grace. As I matured, I soon learnt that there was certainly no room for gay people like me and I spent years […]

IC Stories: Gwilym Stone

I have been aware of Inclusive Church from its earliest days as people began to come together in response to the fiasco around Jeffery John’s nomination and then un-nomination as Bishop of Reading back in 2003. As early 2000s saw some big steps forward in the rights of lesbian and gay people in the UK, […]