LLF-related news, articles and events

News, articles and events about the Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith project, including the book, the video-based course, and other resources available online

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Zoom LLF Workshops discontinued (for now) 23 October 2021 A workshop to explore the content of the LLF resources from an inclusive perspective NB As there is now less demand for these workshops we have decided not to offer any more for the time being. If you would like to come to a workshop if we decide to restart them,… ... Read more
Living in Love and Faith: some great articles coming up 22 September 2021 Over the next few weeks the Equal Campaign will be reproducing some helpful articles, by various authors, commenting on different aspects of the Church of England's 'Living in Love and Faith' project. Except where indicated, these articles have been previously published on ViaMedia.News and the Modern Church website; the authors… ... Read more
Book for our next LLF Zoom Workshop in October (two evening sessions) 1 September 2021 An Inclusive Introduction to Living in Love and Faith: A Zoom workshop to explore the content of the LLF resources from an inclusive perspective The Campaign for Equal Marriage in the Church of England invites you to join us for two consecutive Tuesday evening Zoom sessions to explore the content… ... Read more
Back by popular demand – our Zoom Workshop on LLF 16 May 2021 An Inclusive Introduction to Living in Love and Faith: A workshop to explore the content of the LLF resources from an inclusive perspective Following the success of the pilot workshop on Saturday 10 April, we are offering two more of these workshops, on Tuesday 25th and Saturday 29th May. They… ... Read more
Living in Love and Faith – Official Press Release 9 November 2020 The Church of England’s Living in Love and Faith resources were published on 9 November 2020, along with a press release, copied here for convenience: Living in Love and Faith resources published as bishops issue appeal to Church to ‘listen and learn together’ 09/11/2020 The Church of England has published a landmark… ... Read more

LLF-related articles

LLF – Patience & Pain 17 October 2021 by Peter Leonard The Venerable Peter Leonard is Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight and Chair of OneBodyOneFaith. In this article he explores how discussions about sexuality in the Church of England – including Living in Love and Faith – are unsafe, painful and costly for LGBTQIA+ Christians. This article was… ... Read more
Dr Christina Beardsley: Why I left the Bishops’ sexuality project 22 September 2021 by Christina Beardsley The Revd Dr Christina Beardsley (Tina) is a retired healthcare chaplain, researcher, speaker, author, and honorary assistant priest at St John’s Church, Fulham, London. A long-time advocate for trans inclusion in the Church, Tina was appointed in 2017 as a consultant to the Co-ordinating Group of the… ... Read more
On the outside Looking in 22 September 2021 by Sara Gillingham Sara Gillingham was a lay member of the Church of England but left the C of E as a result of the distressing experiences described in this article. She was invited to join the LLF project because she is a Christian with intersex traits, and she contributed… ... Read more
Sex on the brain 29 June 2021 by Paul Bayes This article is the keynote address given on 26 June 2021 at the recent national conference of MoSAIC, the Movement of Supporting Anglicans for an Inclusive Church. MoSAIC is a coalition bringing together campaigns on issues such as race, ability, sexuality, gender, and gender identity. The Rt… ... Read more
Enlarging marriage 13 July 2019 by Michael Sadgrove The Very Revd Michael Sadgrove, who before his retirement was Dean of Durham, has long supported equal marriage in the Church. We are very grateful to him for writing this excellent article for the Equal Campaign, demonstrating that our case is 'built on a solid theological and… ... Read more

LLF-related events

Repeating Workshop:
An Inclusive Introduction to Living in Love and Faith
5 April 2021 A workshop to explore the content of the LLF resources from an inclusive perspective NB As there is now less demand for the workshops we have decided not to offer any more for the time being. If you would like to come to a workshop if we decide to restart them,… ... Read more