Mission

SPCK is the mission agency which works through publishing.

Our mission is to promote Christian ideas and values; we do this by publishing, and supporting the publishing of, books and resources for people for people of all denominational and faith backgrounds.

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News

SPCK Nominated for IPG Awards

SPCK nominated for an IPG Award!

Prayers – getting started

Category: Confession

Posture & Place

posture and place

“No pain, no gain” may be an appropriate motto for a workout at the gym, but it’s not the right approach to prayer.  We pray most easily and effectively when we are comfortable – but not so relaxed that we fall asleep.  For many people, the best posture is to sit in an upright chair with legs uncrossed, the soles of the feet flat on the floor, hands resting in the lap, palms facing upwards, and eyes closed.  Clearly, this won’t be appropriate if you “take your moment” whilst cycling or walking!  For others, kneeling is the chosen posture for prayer, or sitting on the floor.

For some, it will be helpful to always pray in the same location – perhaps a quiet room at home, or in a garden, a park or a church.  Try different locations to see which is best for you.  For others, the location may be unimportant.

 

 

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History

SPCK History

History

SPCK is the oldest Anglican mission agency. We have been promoting Christian knowledge since 1698.

Patron

Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Patron

SPCK's Patron is Her Majesty the Queen.

Archives

SPCK Archives

Archives

On 8 March 1698, a group of five friends met at Lincoln's Inn to prepare for the departure of one of their number for America.

People

People

People

Find out more about our trustees.

Grants

Grants

Grants

For historical reasons, SPCK administers a number of grant-making trusts.

SPCK Stories

SPCK Stories

Stories

Read some fantastic stories about how people came to be involved with the Society.