Welcome to the CTE Coronavirus Hub.

Here you’ll find a range of content under four sections: Guidance, Resources, Stories and Church reflections.


As all legal coronavirus restrictions are lifted the Government and Member Churches issue new advice.
What are the next steps for our Member Churches as the coronavirus regulations lapse?
CTE supports the coronavirus vaccination programme as one of the key tools we have to combat this pandemic
With Tier 4 now throughout mainland England, communal worship remains open.
New regulations come into force on Wednesday 2 December.
Far wider opening of churches in England is permitted from 4 July 2020.
Resources to help churches as they consider how and when their buildings may carefully re-open.
From 13 June 2020, it will be permissible for churches in England to re-open their buildings for private prayer.
Signposting you to guidance and resources from our Member Churches and Christian organisations.


Church leaders join the campaign to tackle the sharing of false information about the coronavirus vaccine on social media
Churches across England are encouraged to join together in a sustained commitment to pray for our National Health Service.
A series of free online events from 16-20 November 2020...
Christians across the nation are invited to participate in the month of prayer as a second lockdown in England comes into force.
The Prayer Shield was launched by CTE's Pentecostal President, Pastor Agu Irukwu, this autumn.
A new series of reflections on the Daily Hope phone line gives older people the opportunity to use their imaginations to visit the sea or the countryside...
The Society for Ecumenical Studies has arranged a webinar on Communion in the light of COVID-19, to be held on 16 July, 6-7.30pm.
We are now beyond the 12th week of lockdown and the initial flurry of blogposts and reflections on covid-19 is beginning to slow.
As we continue to offer our prayers for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, we've collated a range of prayer resources.
CTE trustees encourage continued prayers for our world.
Presidents of CTE are encouraging us to keep praying prayers of hope.
NCLF reflects on the disproportionate impact on the BAME community, suggesting some strategic responses.
Interdenominational group the National Church Leader Forum (NCLF) has released the following ten-point plan for churches coming out of restricted movement post the Covid-19 Lockdown...
Guidance for churches supporting people from their congregations and communities on their 'bereavement journey'.
With growing concerns around people’s mental health in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, churches are responding by providing a range of resources...
We’ve collated a range of guidelines and resources to help your church or Churches Together group on your social media journey.


Churches are invited to be prayerful on Tuesday 23 March, one year on from the start of the first lockdown.
CTE looks back on a year of prayer and action from our national Member Churches
A summary of how our Member Churches and Church Leaders are supporting the Covid-19 vaccine programme
Churches Together in All Lincolnshire shares how they have offered comfort and hope to people affected by the coronavirus
A new prayer for those affected by the continuing coronavirus pandemic
Bishop Auckland's churches have come together to put on a shared sell-out Sunday service in their town centre.
Christians from churches across region have come together during lockdown to unite as one and produce a powerful creative declaration.
Advice for dealing with the financial impact of COVID-19, from the Pentecostal Credit Union.
Quakers in Britain are co-launching a new campaign for a green and just recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
43 denominations join together to sing the Ipswich Blessing
Researchers at York St John University request help to discover the impact of COVID-19 on churches and the faith of individuals.
Pentecost prayers in Cornwall as Christians across the county 'gather' for Thy Kingdom Come
The experiences of Pentecostal and Charismatic communities in England following the coronavirus outbreak. Compiled by CTE's Bishop Joe Aldred.
The global prayer campaign Thy Kingdom Come has launched new elements, including ‘Prayer and Care’, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
More than 65 churches, representing hundreds more, have come together to sing a blessing over our land in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.
An online initiative to help the Christian community across Norfolk respond to the developing Covid-19 crisis has been backed by senior church and charity leaders.
This is a time for us as a church community, along with others across the city, to show a spirit of generosity and kindness.
British and Irish Church leaders issue a Holy Week statement and are united in response to Covid-19 pandemic.

Church reflections

CTE President Justin Welby reflects on 100,000 deaths tragically lost to Covid, saying “today is a day for solidarity and support".
A reflection from National Ecumenical Officer Rev Dr Callan Slipper
A thematic index to the June 2020 reflections
A reflection from the Church of England's Rev Dr Stephen Hance.
A reflection from the Acting Superintendent of the Wolverhampton Methodist Circuit, Rev Dr Joanne Cox-Darling.
A reflection from a Deaconess of the New Testament Church of God, Charlotte Johnson.
A reflection from the United Reformed Church's Philip Brooks
A reflection from the Church of England's Annika Mathews.
A reflection from Quakers in Britain’s Marigold Bentley
A reflection from the Pioneer Network’s, Canon Billy Kennedy
A reflection from a Parish Priest in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Salford, Monsignor Paul Smith
A reflection from Fr Andrew Cole, a Roman Catholic Parish Priest in the Diocese of Nottingham.
A reflection from President of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the British Isles, Ian Sweeney.
A reflection from the Ground Level Network's Richard Bradbury
A reflection from New Life Wesleyan Church's Kai Daley, who is 18 years old.
A reflection from the Greek Orthodox Church's Fr Anastasios D Salapatas
A reflection from Pastor Lloyd-Anthony Hall from the Acts Christian Church (part of the Joint Council of Churches for All Nations)
Thoughts and concerns from two Member Churches in our Pentecostal and Charismatic Forum


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