New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
News > Around the dioceses >

Small church, big backing

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 @ 12:05

A SMALL rural church on the outskirts of Crewe, in Chester diocese, is rising to the Archbishop of Canterbury's challenge in a big way. St Peter's, Minshull Vernon, is putting £20,000 from its reserves into two credit unions: the Cheshire Neighbours Credit Union, and another in the wider area that is yet to be decided.

The Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Dr Philip Goggin, tells me that they had already been thinking about this before Archbishop Welby raised the issue ...

If you have a valid subscription to Church Times, please log in to view this content. If you require a subscription, please click here.
Job of the week

University Chaplain

South West

University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth Plymouth, Britain's Ocean City University Chaplain With its 175 year heritage, outstanding reputation for teaching in distinctive subject areas an...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

A lantern unto their feet

A lantern unto their feet

The words and, sometimes, the very presence of the Bible were a source of comfort and inspiration during the First World War  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Is outing counter-productive?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Why the worry about ministering together?

Some clergy are too fearful of collaborative ways of working, says Brian Cranwell   Subscribe to read more

Fri 1 Aug 14 @ 12:00
.@PeterTatchell plans to out 'hypocritical' gay bishops http://t.co/RuxGJqihxU

Fri 1 Aug 14 @ 10:30
Priest and family live as refugees in solidarity with Gaza http://t.co/Z2pPAhn18q