Faith communities in post-industrial towns across Scotland are delivering social action to tackle the effects of poverty and to try to create a Good Society. Many of these projects are dealing with ever-growing need and are stretched … [Read more...]
Churches have long been concerned with fairness in society, particularly related to poverty and homelessness. Here we detail the involvement of the Churches in Britain and Ireland in social justice.
Poverty and homelessness
Details of churches and Christian organisations involved in poverty and homelessness issues are listed under Economics and Poverty.
Churches and Christian organisations are also campaigning against tax dodging by large corporations which deprives governments here and abroad of funds that could be used to help the less well off (hidden offshore wealth has been estimated at as much as $36 trillion). These include:
Movement Day UK is a two day gathering of Church leaders, and leaders and practitioners (emerging and established) from many areas of society, who share a heart for the transformation of their towns and cities. It takes place at … [Read more...]
The Centre for Theology and Justice was launched at Luther King House in Manchester on 10 May 2017. It is the culmination of various collaborations between Christian Aid, Church Action on Poverty, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland … [Read more...]
This new resource from the Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) is designed to bring people together and help churches explore the important underlying questions about the sort of society we wish to live in, and to leave to future generations, … [Read more...]
Think tank, Theos, has followed up its ten year anniversary report looking at the future of Christianity in the UK with a series on its blog. The Theos report, Doing Good: A Future for Christianity in the 21st Century, put forward the … [Read more...]
Homeless Sunday, a partnership between Housing Justice in England and Wales, and Scottish Churches Housing Action in Scotland, is an opportunity for Christians to pray for those in their own community who are homeless, consider practical … [Read more...]
This year's Church Action on Poverty Sunday will be on 26 February in 2017. This corresponds with 'Transfiguration Sunday' in many churches marking the Transfiguration of Jesus. On Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2017, you are invited … [Read more...]