Category - Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

  • January 27, 2015

    Brazilian Christians were joined last week by the National Council of Churches in India in issuing an invitation to reflection and action on water.

  • January 17, 2015

    The 2015 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity starts this weekend, on Sunday 18th January.

  • January 25, 2014

    The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity has been globally celebrated this year with prayers, reflections, ecumenical services and events.

  • January 17, 2014

    The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally celebrated between 18-25 January (in the northern hemisphere) or at Pentecost (in the southern hemisphere) and enters into congregations and parishes all over the world. The theme for the week of prayer in 2014 is "Has Christ been divided?" (1 Corinthians 1.1-17).

  • February 15, 2013

    As in previous years, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI), the official ecumenical body for the churches in England, Scotland, Wales and both jurisdications in Ireland, is encouraging local study groups to meet and share their stories. Simon Barrow reports.

  • February 13, 2013

    Human beings are 'storied' people. We all have narratives to tell and to live by: about who we are, where we come from and where we hope to go in life.

  • January 19, 2013

    At least once a year, many Christians become aware of the great diversity of ways of honouring God. Hearts are touched, and people realize that their neighbours' ways are not so strange - says the Faith and Order Commission of the World Council of Churches.

  • January 25, 2012

    Despite many divisions and dissensions, Christian communities across the world have observed the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity this January.

  • January 21, 2012

    Traditionally celebrated between 18 and 25 January (in the northern hemisphere) or at Pentecost (in the southern hemisphere), the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity mobilises countless congregations and parishes around the world.

  • January 24, 2010

    Eleven church denominations and agencies have launched a set of online resources designed to help Christians prepare for the forthcoming UK General Election - which many pundits now believe will be called in May.