C of E Focus for Premier Christian Radio
New weekly feature explores different aspects of the Anglican Church
A new programme focusing on different aspects of the Church of England has been launched on Premier Christian Radio. Starting at 6.20 pm on Thursday the 3rd of February, Premier will each week look at a different aspect of the Church's ministry - from education to publishing; from its popular website to new initiatives aimed at creating 'mission-shaped churches.'
The ten-minute features, called 'Work in Progress' - also to be available on Premier's website www.premier.org.uk - will form part of the station's afternoon programming, hosted by presenter Cindy Kent.
The first features include a look at the increasing numbers of Church of England schools, a survey of new titles from Church House Publishing, an exploration of the work of the Church Commissioners, and a discussion of how churches are playing a key role at the centre of their communities.
Peter Crumpler, Director of Communications for the Archbishops' Council, says of the programme: "The series aims to help listeners learn more about the Church of England's vital ministry, and to hear how its Christian mission is going forward in communities across the country."
David Heron, Chairman of Premier Christian Radio, is excited by the potential of the series. "I'm delighted that we have entered into this partnership, and look forward to programmes which explore the multitude of excellent projects that the Church is involved in."
Westminster-based Premier have been broadcasting a mix of music and speech-based Christian programming for nine years. As well as transmitting on three MW frequencies (1305, 1332, 1413 AM) in the capital, the station is also available nationally on Freeview (channel 96) Sky digital and NTL, and worldwide via its website www.premier.org.uk.
For further information, or to request an interview with David Heron, call Martin Saunders, on 0207 316 1463, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, Peter Crumpler of the Church of England can be contacted on 0207 898 1462.
Sunday 30 January 2005