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Chaplain mobilises churches and community to identify more than 1,000 over 80s for Covid-19 vaccination
A Church of England hospital Chaplain has led a campaign which has identified more than 1,000 people over 80 to be vaccinated with the Covid-19 vaccine.
A church-run mental health project has provided five laptops and internet data to help participants stay in touch from home during the pandemic.
A growing number of children are receiving lunches during the school holidays provided by a ‘Places of Welcome’ network supported by churches in South Tyneside, as families feel the impact of the cost of living crisis
Churches are increasingly involved in running and supporting food clubs – often known as pantries – helping families to cut their food bills amid the long-term economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
We feature food clubs supported by Church Action on Poverty:
Key workers are to be celebrated by poets in a new competition founded by a Christian cleaning company that promotes fair pay and dignity at work.
From a ‘free fridge’ to catering for 150 families every week – the story of a church-run food cooperative
In the shadow of The Shard, and close to fashionable Borough Market, a food cooperative providing low cost or free food to 150 families a week is being run by St George the Martyr Church in Southwark.
From listening services to food deliveries– churches step up support to local communities during pandemic
More than 4,000 Church of England parishes are estimated to have stepped up their support to local communities in the face of rising levels of poverty, loneliness and isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research published today.
Taskforce set up to recommend changes to ensure greater racial equality in the Church of England issues updates on its work.
This World Mental Health Day, Christ Church in Surbiton is among a number of churches delivering a free, six-week, online mental health course to support adults living with mild to moderate depression and anxiety; and those who care for them.
A pet food bank set up with support from a church is helping people to feed their dogs, cats and even guinea pigs amid the cost of living crisis