Community related articles
Churches in Newcastle-under-Lyme support vulnerable families during lockdown
A Gloucestershire mission project has provided more than 30,000 home-made meals to people in need and NHS staff across the county since the outbreak of the coronavirus.
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.
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.
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has launched a free national phone line as a simple new way to bring worship and prayer into people’s homes.
NEWS / The Church of England bishops who met in London this week have made the following statement.
One of the biggest barriers to housing is the tenancy deposit. Churches realised that for relatively little money they could help a lot of people at risk of homelessness, by setting up the Southampton Churches Rent Deposit Scheme.
A church in Eastbourne has become a radically different kind of church since the UK lockdown.
Churches planning to use their land and buildings to help people priced out of the housing market are to be given specialist support under a new scheme.
The Archbishop of Canterbury's Housing Commission believes that churches should engage with the planning system. When the Diocese of Leicester replied to the Leicestershire Strategic Growth Plan they found that it was very beneficial for them.