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The Church of England published  a press-release yesterday announcing the official launch of The Teahouse that is happening on Monday 16th August 2021. The press-release includes an endorsement from The 98th Archbishop of York, The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell, as well as the Chair of...

Rev. Mark Nam hosted a webinar for the Diocese of Bristol last month for anyone hoping to learn how their church might welcome and support families from Hong Kong who are settling in Bristol under the U.K. Government's special BN(O) Visa scheme. Mark was joined...

On April 22nd 2021: Stephen Lawrence Day, the Archbishop's Anti-Racism Task Force published its first report, From Lament to Action. The report identifies five key areas of church life in need of immediate action: participation (including appointments); education; training and mentoring; young people; and governance...

As well as marking Easter Sunday this year, April 4th 2021 marks the ancient Chinese festival of Qingming 清明節, called Tomb Sweeping Day, or literally, ‘Pure Brighteness’ festival in English. This is an occasion where Chinese families all over the world visit the tombs of...

This post originally appeared on Feb 26, 2021 as a blog post on preach web.com.  Today is the 15th Day of Chinese New Year, 元宵節, which marks the first full moon of the Lunar New Year. This is a significant celebration for many people across the world...

On November 26 2020, twelve members of The Tea Room (9 clergy and 3 ordinands) responded to the Archbishop's Anti-Racism Task Force's Open Consultation. Andy Bird (Bristol) Rev. Mark Nam (Bristol) Rev. Agnes Palairet (Bristol) Yin-An Ian Chen (Cambridge) Rev. Dr. Jonathan Jong (Chichester) Rev. Eileen Harrop (Durham) Rev. Fung Edith Lau (Kent) Rev....

A unique ordination stole represents reconciliation in Christ and the coming together of East and West. This article was written by Maddy Fry and originally appeared in The Church Times on 06 November 2020 [link to article] A BRITISH-CHINESE curate in Bristol is using his clerical...