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Chancellor announces continued support for listed churches

All listed places of worship will still be eligible to apply for a grant from a pot of £42 million announced by Chancellor George Osborne today. Since 2001 the Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme (LPWGS) fund has provided a

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Christian Legacy Week is Here

Making a will is one of the most important decisions we will ever make. Yet will-making, and the opportunity to leave a gift to the church or a charity, is rarely discussed on Sundays. That’s why this Christian Legacy Week

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Six times more generous

  The latest numbers are out and once again show that Church of England members have increased the level of their giving. The average weekly gift for all planned givers is now more than £10, and for those who give

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Beyond the Collection Plate

Beyond the Collection Plate In Beyond the Collection Plate, Steve Pierce offers clear accessible advice which will be of value to everybody involved in the leadership and financial management of churches, as well as to community groups engaged in church

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New Bible Readings on Christian Giving

Generous God, Generous People   As Christians all of our life is lived as a loving response to God who gave his only Son that we might have eternal life. Many of us read our Bibles each day. ‘Generous God,

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The Good Money App – now available!

            Our FREE mobile phone app provides tools, tips and prayers to help Christians manage their money – whether you’ve got lots to look after, or are just scraping by. The Good Money app provides

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Additional £40M for Church Roof Repairs Announced

The Government has announced £40 million for church roof repairs. Churchcare, the Cathedral and Buildings Division for the Church of England were delighted at the announcement of additional funding for the urgent repairs to church buildings, made by the Chancellor

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New Resource! National List of Charitable Grants

After speaking with parishes across the country, we have  in response now produced a National List of Charitable Grants for Churches to use.This booklet has 6 funding categories along with useful websites, contact details and further sources of information. To

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New £15million fund for urgent roof repairs to listed places of worship

On Friday 5th December, the £15million government-funded Listed Places of Worship: Roof Repair Fund opened for business.  Congregations across the UK responsible for looking after listed places of worship of all faiths and denominations can apply for money to address

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A legacy really is something special

My name is Victoria James and I am the Stewardship Advisor for the Diocese of Portsmouth. I have a legal background and worked as a Solicitor for almost a decade.  I began my legal career specialising in Family Law as

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