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10/01/2012
women bishops
Dear WATCH friends, Since the announcement by the House of Bishops that wording suggested by Revd Janet Appleby (“the Appleby amendment”) has been selected to replace the previous Clause 5(1)c of the draft Women Bishops Measure, WATCH has been consulting widely to help us determine how best to...
09/06/2012
inclusive church
Inclusive Church At-a-glance 2012 Inclusive Church is preparing for it's Annual General Meeting on October 2nd 2012. Here is a summary of life of Inclusive Church - including a statement from retiring chair Giles Goddard, a financial update and looking ahead to Inclusive Church preparing to mark...
08/14/2012
Opening the Roof
Disability Conference : A partnership conference between St Martin in the Fields and Inclusive Church Opening the Roof: Opening the conversation about disability Saturday 20th October 2012 10.30 am  – 4 pm St Martin in the Fields, Trafalgar Square, London Speakers include:  Professor John Hull (...
08/10/2012
Permanent Faithful Stable
Permanent, faithful Stable Christian same-sex marriage. By Jeffrey John New edition – revised and updated. As Inclusive Church prepares to mark it’s 10th anniversary in 2013, how appropriate it is to have a re-issue of this important book. From the Press Release: It is no less than a tragedy for...
07/09/2012
making sense book covers
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
bishop cross
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
gay blessing
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...

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