Stories and features
A series of video diaries from key workers in the South West offers an insight into how people’s faith is motivating their work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Amid a sharp rise in demand at food banks and other distribution organisations, Thrive Together Birmingham began piloting food collections in five streets in the Kings Heath and Hall Green areas of Birmingham.
Nancy Kingston, who will be 100 in October, and her husband Eric, 98, celebrate their 80th wedding anniversary today, on 1 June. They have been part of their church community since they were married at Saint Mary And All Saints Church in Meare.
New resources have been developed to help schools working with bereaved children and young people
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 rise in stress levels as a result of the coronavirus pandemic was a key factor in setting up an emotional health and well-being phone line for people aged 18 years and above at St Germain’s Church in Birmingham.
During Mental Health Awareness Week, Revd Jeremy Law, Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Coordinator at the Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) NHS Foundation Trust, reflects on the impact that the coronavirus emergency has had on the mental health chaplaincy there.
St Albans Cathedral has pledged its support for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week by illuminating the West End in turquoise.
A new phoneline run by 90 lay and clergy chaplains has been set up to provide emotional support for those suffering from COVID-19 related anxiety in the Avon and Somerset area.
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.