Inclusive Church Blog

07/09/2012
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Summer Reading Making Sense of Sex. Adrian Thatcher provides an alternative theological understanding of sexuality, sexual difference and of gender, yet one that is rooted in Christian scripture, tradition and reason. Looking at different aspects of the to the topic, such as the body is sinful...
07/02/2012
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WATCH pre-Synod update. What do ordinary people think about the House of Bishops' amendment to Clause 5? The House of Bishops has changed the legislation that will allow women to be bishops, senior clergywomen have expressed their concern, but what do the rest of us think? WATCH has had responses...
06/27/2012
Christians at Pride
Inclusive Church is getting ready for Pride! Pride is now only days away – and we are keen that as many from supportive Inclusive Churches would want to encourage their congregations to join with us. There have been some changes to the Pride event - the information here is  up to date as of 30th...
06/25/2012
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WATCH prepares for General Synod Dear WATCH friends within inclusive Church Thank you for your comments and support over the past few weeks. The WATCH Committee are now involved in a multitude of conversations and planning meetings about how best to approach July Synod. There are two specific...
06/17/2012
Not in my name
NOT IN MY NAME If you were as angry and disillusioned as were many of us with the Church of England Response to the Government Consultation on Same Sex Marriage please join this campaign by personally disowning the content of the Response. Pick up a pen. Write a plain card/ post card/ short note...
06/12/2012
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Inclusive Church statement on Women Bishops WATCH (Women and the Church) have very grave concerns about the House of Bishops' amendments to the legislation for women bishops.  Inclusive Church shares WATCH's concerns.  The area which we find most distressing is that, under the proposed amendment...
06/06/2012
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To mark the 20th anniversary of the Methodist Conference resolution on human sexuality, a worship anthology is being drawn together and Inclusive Church have been asked to help. Do you have an experience of finding worship or church a difficult place to be because you have been felt to be excluded...
05/16/2012
Queer identifying youth
Making space for queer-identifying religious youth. Inclusive Church is working with a Research Assistant at London South Bank University, conducting research into queer identifying youth. The research involves LGBT individuals' understanding of religion, their experiences within the churches and...
05/08/2012
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Celebrating 30 years of the Association of Black Clergy To mark the 30th Anniversary of its establishment The Association of Black Clergy, along with the Southwark Diocesan Children and Youth Development Group and the Southwark Development Group and the Southwark Diocesan Ministry Ethnic Anglican...
04/25/2012
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Please write to your Diocesan bishop before 21st May. The House of Bishops meets on 21st May to discuss whether to amend the Measure that will allow women to be consecrated as bishops. They have been asked by General Synod NOT to amend it substantially (as this would require sending it back...

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