Church blogs

Read a selection of blogs from churches and faith communities.
  1. Almshouses in Berkshire which look much like any twentieth-century houses, including a small well-kept shared garden.

    Almshouses for the twenty-first century?

    30/09/2020

    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community is looking at various different ways in which churches can meet housing need. This week, Mark Bennet, Team Rector at Thatcham in Berkshire, explains why we should hold almshouses in a higher regard.

  2. In my house are many rooms: radical hospitality in the vicarage

    10/03/2020

    We’re in the midst of a housing crisis. The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community believes that, if real change is going to be made, we all need to play our part. For Lent, we’re looking at how individual Christians can get involved. This week, Revd Dr Catherine Shelley writes about her experience of taking in lodgers.

  3. Competitions launched for church projects tackling housing crisis

    24/02/2020

    Two competitions aimed at helping local churches to support people in housing need – from advocacy and advice for vulnerable tenants to ‘micro-housing’ schemes on church land – are launched today by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community.