Sir Philip Rutnam has become the new Chairman of the National Churches Trust.
Thousands of people took part in the annual Ride+Stride fundraiser for historic churches on Saturday 10 September 2022.
The Archbishop of York writes about the continuing importance of church buildings.
The National Churches Trust has expressed its profound sadness at the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth,
We have submitted a response to the consultation on the future strategy of the National Lottery Heritage Fund.
41 churches across the UK will stay open and in good repair that to £437,000 of funding awarded by the National Churches Trust.
A new National Church Awards competition has been launched.
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth has been our Royal Patron since 1953 when we were founded as the Historic Churches Preservation Trust. In that time we have supported over 12,000 churches with grants and loans in excess of £100 million.
The death and injury of many thousands of people is – without a doubt - the most distressing aspect of the war. But the damage and destruction of religious heritage evokes a particular sadness. Places of worship are sacred buildings and their violation is abhorrent. They are also rich in heritage; created over many years through the work of craftspeople and artists.
They are sharing in £584,000 of funding.
That's one of the findings of our 'The Future of the UK's Church Buildings' consultation.
Nine churches in Northern Ireland are to benefit from £200,000 of funding.