We are sad to report that Adrian Smith, a long-standing member of Church Action on Poverty’s Council of management, passed away recently. Rose Tyrrell, who served as a trustee alongside Adrian, wrote this memorial for him.
With Church Action on Poverty Sunday approaching on 11 February, our Director Niall Cooper says that as Christians, our challenge is to hear, value and amplify the voices of those at the margins of society.
In our new report, we call on the Government to establish a Food and Poverty Strategy for the UK.
The Right Revd Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester, wrote this blog for End Hunger UK.
We launched ‘Your Local Pantry’ as a social franchise on 7 December. Our Business Development Officer Dave Nicholson explains how Pantries will help tackle food poverty and the Poverty Premium.
Our new Empowerment Programme Officer Ben Pearson explains how the Food Power programme will tackle food poverty from the grassroots.
This reflection on Matthew 22:1-14 and ‘voices from the margins’ was written by Revd Raj Bharath Patta. You could use it in your church or house group to mark Church Action on Poverty Sunday, 11 February.