Church of England credit union to compete with pay day lenders
The Church of England plans to extend the credit union established for clergy and church staff to provide an alternative to pay day lenders.
Methodists urged to fight poverty by their new Vice-President
Dr Daleep Mukraji, called on the Methodist people to ‘speak out, take sides,’ and ‘stand up for justice’ in his inaugural address to the Methodist Conference.
Church of England invites Government to re-open Big Society talks
General Synod of the Church of England has approved a motion calling for a ‘renewed settlement between the state, the churches and civil society’, and for ‘close attention to the impact of welfare cuts on the most vulnerable, and for support for those not in a position to support themselves’.
Truth and Lies About Poverty – Bible study
Bible study materials linked to the Truth and Lies campaign from the Joint Public Issues team of the Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed churches, together with the Church of Scotland, are available to download.