[Anglican Communion News Service] New Christian communities are to be created across England in an ambitious new growth program announced today. More than 100 new churches will be created in a £27 million drive “to revive the Christian faith in coastal areas, market towns and outer urban housing estates,” a Church of England statement noted. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby described the plans as a “wonderful example” of how churches are seeking to be faithful to God and to serve their communities.
A total of 10 dioceses will receive grants ranging from £887,015 to £5.34 million for church planting and evangelism initiatives.
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