Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Advice for church leaders and pastoral workers engaged in the healing ministry UPDATED 03-11-20

All churches are advised to follow the guidance being published by their national church leaders and the latest Government advice. On 10th March, the Archbishop of Canterbury updated the advice for churches: “A letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York advises priests to suspend the use of the shared chalice – known as the... Read more »

Election day – the impact on health in the UK

Tomorrow is the General Election. I am pretty sure that a General Election is never good for anyone’s health, but this one seems to be more extreme than others. Brexit has caused division and tension within our communities, and markets and business have been paralysed by the uncertainty over our relationship with Europe.   As... Read more »

Mental Health lecture to include launch of clergy wellbeing resources

At her Mental Health lecture on the 1st of April, the Bishop of London will also be launching a new strategy and practical resources for supporting the wellbeing of the clergy within the Diocese of London. We have just released a limited number of free tickets for Diocese of London clergy only. These tickets are... Read more »

The Church as a Healing Community

On 21st November, delegates gathered from all over Scotland and the north of England to explore the many ways that a church can be a hub for healing for the whole community. The afternoon showcased a number of projects and organisations that were running in churches. These included Dementia groups, Capacita, Fischy music which works... Read more »

New Trustee Opportunities

The Guild of Health and St Raphael is an ecumenical charity which has been bringing together Christians, ministers and healthcare professionals since 1905 to promote a whole person approach to human health and wellbeing. We have ambitious plans for our future as we seek to fold all aspects of our rich history, action and theology... Read more »