Community group related articles
A parish church office in North Staffordshire has become a hub of community coordination after launching a helpline for those who can’t leave home.
A community café run from a church in Leeds has been named a #LocalLegend thanks to an award from the Leeds Civic Trust.
A church in Eastbourne has become a radically different kind of church since the UK lockdown.
Parish churches on Alston Moor have been delivering essentials to residents across the North Pennines since the coronavirus pandemic lockdown began in March.
A vicar has spearheaded a rapid response to the coronavirus crisis, leading a major community effort to support those isolated or housebound because of Covid-19.
Two competitions aimed at helping local churches to support people in housing need – from advocacy and advice for vulnerable tenants to ‘micro-housing’ schemes on church land – are launched today by the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Commission on Housing, Church and Community.
Several Devon churches have become busy hubs despite being closed for public worship after stepping-up to host foodbanks.
Since the government announced that public worship in churches could restart after more than three months of lockdown, churches have been taking innovative steps to help keep their congregations as safe as possible:
Exeter Cathedral needle workers have swapped vestments for NHS scrubs in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
A food bank founded by a church has seen demand surge by 500 per cent during lockdown as elderly and vulnerable people unable to get to shops because of shielding and self-isolating receive help.