Social action related articles
Churches in Newcastle-under-Lyme support vulnerable families during lockdown
In a Shropshire town, a young church member’s idea to help people with shopping has seen more than 1,000 answered calls for practical support for the vulnerable and isolated.
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.
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.
NEWS / Children and young people helped to spot slavery and avoid becoming victims
Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani to become the Church of England’s Lead Bishop for Housing to spearhead the Church’s efforts to help ease the UK’s crippling housing crisis.
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.
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
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.
A community café run from a church in Leeds has been named a #LocalLegend thanks to an award from the Leeds Civic Trust.