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12/07/2012
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Joint letter to the House of Bishops. Inclusive Church is a signatory to a joint letter that has been sent to the House of Bishops ahead of their meeting to discuss the next step in the women bishops legislation. The letter has been sent from Modern Church, Progressive Christianity Network and...
12/06/2012
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Women Bishops Debate in Parliament Dear WATCH supporters in Inclusive Church We have just heard that a debate is going to be held in the House of Commons on either the 12 or 13 December under the heading, "Debate on the General Synod Vote on Women Bishops". It would be extremely helpful to those...
11/20/2012
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Inclusive Church responds to the General Synod vote on Women Bishops Inclusive Church deeply regrets that General Synod did not approve the Measure that would have allowed women to become bishops in the Church of England. We hope that church leaders will take urgent action to bring forward new...
11/17/2012
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Reminders of Arrangements during General Synod Women Bishops Debate: As we prepare for General Synod - just to remind you that a vigil is taking place at Westminster Abbey on Monday 19 November from 7.00-10.00pm for everyone to pray for all those who are taking part in the debate and vote. All...
11/08/2012
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Inclusive Church responds to the news that The Rt Rev'd Justin Welby is to be the next Archbishop of Canterbury Inclusive Church has issued the folowing comment: Inclusive Church welcomes Justin Welby as the next Archbishop of Canterbury. We know that he supports the full ministry of women in...
11/05/2012
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Update from National Watch Dear WATCH friend, As you know, WATCH has been consulting with members and others over the past weeks to get a better sense of whether the draft legislation to allow women in the episcopate has the support of our constituency. Immediately after the September meeting of...
10/22/2012
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WATCH Newsflash It is only a few weeks until General Synod meets (again!) to vote on the women bishops’ legislation. There is a lot of information in this newsflash, including a number of dates for your diaries, so please do read to the end! AGM Our 2012 AGM was scheduled for 17th November at...
10/16/2012
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Preparing for General Synod - news from WATCH Westminster Abbey Vigil: Monday 19 November A vigil is planned for all who wish to pray for those who have the responsibility for voting on the Women Bishop’s Measure at General Synod. This will take place at: Westminster  Abbey on Monday 19 November...
10/01/2012
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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
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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...

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