Mission and Public Affairs related articles

  1. 04/02/2020

    St Bride's was approached by Trafford Housing Trust about buying their land to provide a new community centre and housing. St Bride's got a new, more appropriate building, and it gave the community badly needed facilities.

  2. 14/02/2020

    Revd Sophie Cowan suggests that, in exploring the ground between a ‘house’ and a ‘home’, we will enrich our vision of what might be achieved by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community.

  3. 21/01/2020

    St Silas, Blackburn had a problem. Their church hall was falling into disrepair. At the same time, Nightsafe, a charity working with homeless young people, had issues housing 16-18-year-olds together with their older clients, aged up to 25. Together, they had an opportunity: renovating the hall to create a home for six young people at risk of homelessness.

  4. 10/10/2019

    NEWS / Bishop of Birmingham welcomes the appointment of Colin Bloom as Faith Engagement Adviser at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government.

  5. 24/06/2019

    NEWS / The Archbishop of York has congratulated the winners of a schools song competition aimed at raising awareness of modern slavery.

  6. 23/10/2019

    NEWS / The Bishop of St Albans, Dr Alan Smith, has responded to a new report from the Gambling Commission looking at gambling trends of 11 to 16 year-olds in Great Britain.

  7. 17/07/2019

    NEWS / In intervention by bishops in the House of Lords  means gambling rules in Northern Ireland could be brought into line with tighter standards in the rest of the UK

  8. 21/06/2019

    NEWS / Churches to be encouraged to offer a place of sanctuary for young people as part of efforts to combat knife crime and serious youth violence, in key General Synod debate.

  9. 10/12/2019

    Jo Chamberlain has been appointed as the National Environment Officer for the Church of England, taking forward the strategy developed by the Environment Working Group

  10. 03/03/2019

    NEWS / New translation launched serving increasing numbers of Iranian Christians