Launching the EXPLORE Project

31st March 2022

Intrigued by historic churches and interested in exploring the meaning behind them?

Curious about faith and Christianity, or wanting to dig deeper – but not sure where to start?

“You’ve come to the right place. Here you can explore some of the basics and discover what Christianity is about.”

Join the online Explore project launch for churches and cathedrals of all sizes and denominations

About the event

We (the Association of English Cathedrals) are hosting an online event on Monday 4th April at 11am BST. It is for EVERY church and cathedral, for all sizes and denominations.

Find out more and register for FREE here.

It marks the launch of the Explore Project which offers new, accessible, engaging on-site resources for visitors, local communities, and congregations in the form of prayer cards and booklets, as well as pathways to further exploration via a linked ‘gateway’ website.

Speakers will include the Very Revd Adrian Dorber (Dean of Lichfield and Chair of the Association of English Cathedrals); Archbishop Stephen Cottrell; Canon Charlie Allen (Durham Cathedral); Canon Dr Paula Gooder (Chancellor, St Paul’s Cathedral); the Rt Revd Dr John Inge (Bishop of Worcester); the Rt Revd Sophie Jelley (Bishop of Doncaster); Peter Graystone (writer and Lay Training Officer, Diocese of Southwark); Revd Dr Stephen Hance (CofE Lead for Evangelism and Witness); the Revd Canon Chris Russell (Archbishop of Canterbury’s Adviser for Evangelism and Witness); Canon Maggie McLean (York Minster); Rebecca Swansbury (Canterbury Diocesan Schools Officer); Revd Professor Dee Dyas and Dr Louise Hampson (University of York).

More about the EXPLORE project prayer cards here.

The new EXPLORE project allows you to explore many aspects of faith including

  • Christianity
  • The Bible
  • Pilgrimage
  • Churches and Cathedrals
  • Faith
  • Prayer

Visit the new EXPLORE website to find out more and don’t forget the free online launch event is on Monday 4th April at 11am BST. It is easy and simple to register here.  And everyone is welcome.