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An open letter to the Bishops of the Church in Wales

An open letter to the Bishops of the Church in Wales

The Chair of the Board of OneBodyOneFaith, Jeremy Pemberton, and Chief Executive Tracey Byrne have written an open letter to the bishops of Swansea and Brecon, Bangor, St Asaph, Monnmouth and S...

Dean Jeffrey John and the Bishops of the church in Wales

Dean Jeffrey John and the Bishops of the church in Wales

As an ecumenical organisation OneBodyOneFaith is concerned for the actions of all the churches in the UK in relation to their policies and practices with regards to LGBTI people. The Church in Wal...

Time to write to your Synod members again

Time to write to your Synod members again

The vote not to take note of GS 2055 was a watershed. It disrupted the smooth management of how bishops of the Church of England wanted to handle matters relating to sexuality and ...

An open letter to the Bishops of Guildford and Dorking from the Chair of OneBodyOneFaith

An open letter to the Bishops of Guildford and Dorking from the Chair of OneBodyOneFaith

Dear Bishops Andrew and Jo, Last night on the diocesan website you published a blog by Hugh Bryant entitled “Shared Conversations concerning Sexuality – a Suggested Solution”.  The c...

Nigel Nash receives MBE

Nigel Nash receives MBE

We are rather late to the party with this but we are pleased to be able to share the news that Brighton & Hove LGCM Convenor, Nigel Nash, received an MBE in the 2016 Queens Birthday ...

Making the difference: from supporters to activists

Making the difference: from supporters to activists

Following the remarkable events in London last week - the launch of OneBodyOneFaith and the refusal of General Synod, the following day, to take note of the Bishops' report on sexuality - this is a...

Press release:  Archbishops' bold proposal for radical inclusion

Press release: Archbishops' bold proposal for radical inclusion

OneBodyOneFaith welcomes the Church of England Archbishops’ bold proposal for a new and inclusive process following defeat of GS2055 In response to the joint letter from ...

Press release: a new start - GS2055 defeated in synod

Press release: a new start - GS2055 defeated in synod

Press release: a new start for the Church of England - GS2055 defeated in synod Today’s events in the Church of England are unprecedented, with the refusal of the General Synod to take no...

A time to build

A time to build

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven:  a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to scatter stones, and a time to gather stones tog...

New era, new name

New era, new name

Today sees a very significant shift in the identity of two organisations that have campaigned for LGBTI+ liberation and integration in churches in England for over forty years. LGCM (formerly the L...

After the bishops' speeches - still don't take note

After the bishops' speeches - still don't take note

Introduction of GS2055 by the Bishops of Willesden and Norwich brought forward Bishops Graham and Pete carefully used their speeches the morning of the debate on human sexu...

Alternative case studies for GS2055

Alternative case studies for GS2055

Alternative case studies As an alternative to the official studies being looked at by Church of England Synod members on 15th February OneBodyOneFaith offer their own c...

Presence and prayer at Synod

Presence and prayer at Synod

On Wednesday 15 February, the General Synod of the Church of England will debate the Report of the House of Bishops arising out of the Shared Conversations on sexuality. It's a deb...

Church of England Synod - GS2055 case studies

Church of England Synod - GS2055 case studies

The Church of England's Synod's case studies for GS2055 - what can we all learn? We are pleased to be able to publish for you the “Case Studies” that General Synod ...

Why GS2055 can't improve the tone of the CofE

Why GS2055 can't improve the tone of the CofE

On Sunday 12th February, Bishop Stephen Cottrell said that he thought people were talking about what was not in the Bishops report rather than what was. OneBodyOneFaith has...

An urgent call to our members and supporters

An urgent call to our members and supporters

Like very many people, we were shocked and dismayed at the report published last week by a working party of the House of Bishops of the Church of England. You can read the report ...

Press Release

Press Release

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE LESBIAN AND GAY CHRISTIAN MOVEMENT 27 January 2017   We’ll work with you – but we won’t wait for you,...

Open Letter to the House of Bishops of the Church of England

Open Letter to the House of Bishops of the Church of England

Open letter to the Bishops of the Church of England from the Board of the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement Dear brothers and sisters, A Response to the Ho...

Valentine's Day - of action!

Valentine's Day - of action!

The report from the House of Bishops of the Church of England at the end of three years of Shared Conversations on sexuality has come as a huge shock and disappointment to us all.  What a sadness ...

Bread or stones?

Bread or stones?

1is week sees us in something of a liminal space – the space between what was, and what is to be.  After almost three years of speaking and listening, on Friday we will receive ...