Our Weekly Focus features a reflection and prayer on a topical issue. This week we look at the long term future for migrants and refugees who come to live in the UK: Mission, Migrants and Refugees 12 – 18 February 2018 War, violence and persecution worldwide are causing more people than ever to be forcibly […]
Our society is witnessing rising levels of hate crimes related to racial and religious discrimination following the Brexit vote and a race disparity audit, published by the UK government in October 2017, found that ‘there is still a way to go before we have a country that works for everyone regardless of their ethnicity’. This Weekly Focus looks at issues of racial justice in the run-up to Racial Justice Sunday on 11 February 2018.
Following on from Homeless Sunday, which highlighted the fact that homelessness in England is rapidly rising, our Weekly Focus explores home and homelessness. This week’s prayer and reflection comes from the Dispossession Project, an interactive project from the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG) that explores what ‘home’ means.
This Weekly Focus comes from the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018. Material originated by the Caribbean churches looks at how the Church is called to hear the voice of the poor, that is often silenced, but the disunity of the Church hinders this prophetic voice.