Social vocation related articles

  1. 07/01/2021

    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.

  2. 06/01/2021

    A church-run mental health project has provided five laptops and internet data to help participants stay in touch from home during the pandemic.

  3. 12/08/2022

    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

  4. 15/12/2020

    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:

  5. 19/02/2021

    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.

  6. 30/04/2021

    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.

  7. 26/02/2021

    Taskforce set up to recommend changes to ensure greater racial equality in the Church of England issues updates on its work.

  8. 10/10/2022

    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. 

  9. 01/02/2023

    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

  10. 01/11/2021

    Acts 435 was founded over a decade ago by the then Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. Since then more than 30,000 people in need have been helped by the charity with demand rising by more than 50% since the start of the pandemic.