Inclusive Church Blog

07/17/2018
IC's delegation with members of the Swedish Lutheran Church project plan on inclusion and the Bishop of Stockholm, Eva Brunne.   IC’s Trip to Sweden: A Church for and with All. In April a delegation from Inclusive Church was invited by Swedish Lutheran friends from the Diocese of Stockholm to take...
07/17/2018
Inclusive Church is holding its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday the 25th July at 6.45pm at Leicester Cathedral. All members and supporters are invited. If you are a member, you can also vote in the motions brought forward. If you want to attend the AGM, please sign up here. Please find below...
06/26/2018
The photo above is of Lizzie Lowe. I like to take the occasional jog along the river Mersey which runs past the southern edge of our parish in Didsbury; it also marks the border between Manchester and Cheshire. Although the route along the river is wooded and secluded in places we’re actually in...
06/07/2018
  A TEDxExeter talk got me thinking. A young deaf woman came on the stage and started signing her talk. This went on for long enough for us all to begin to feel uncomfortable. She then signed for her interpreter to come on stage. She apologised for forgetting that most of us didn’t sign and she...
04/30/2018
This statement has been written by Professor Anthony Reddie and is endorsed by the Inclusive Church board of trustees. While there has been a Black presence in Britain since the time of the Romans, the bulk of the multicultural Black presence in Britain can be traced to a phenomenon called the...
04/23/2018
  I will begin by saying that I am not a royalist. This is not the official position of Inclusive Church- in fact, I believe many of the trustees are supportive of the monarchy. I am a Quaker and one of our testimonies is to equality, which I interpret as meaning that no-one should be considered...
03/29/2018
‘That this Synod request the House of Bishops to commend under Canon B4 an Order of Prayer and Dedication after a Civil Partnership or Same-Sex Marriage, indicative of no departure from the doctrine of the Church of England on any essential matter, and furnished with ample safeguards that no parish...
03/29/2018
Press Release from Canon Jeremy Pemberton   The Court of Appeal has examined the issues in my claim against Bishop Richard Inwood and has dismissed them. I am grateful for the expertise of the Court, though naturally disappointed in the judgment. I have reached a settlement agreement with the...
02/11/2018
It is with regret that the Board of Trustees of Inclusive Church have been informed of the recent actions of one of its trustees. We have a clear code of conduct and despite earlier written and oral warnings an investigation has been made of recent postings and concluded that the individual...
12/16/2017
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Are we there yet? How many of us remember asking that question when we were children?  It didn’t matter how many different ways we were given to count the days or hours until something special would happen, we were still impatient to get ‘there’.  During Advent the temptation is to rush forward to...

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