About Liam Purcell

Church Action on Poverty's Communications and Supporter Relations Manager.

Extra resources for Church Action on Poverty Sunday: thoughts on the rich young man

Voices from the Margins logo no straplineWe usually read Jesus’ interaction with the rich young man in Mark’s Gospel as being addressed to one person with wealth. Sue Richardson from Christian Aid suggests it could be interpreted as an invitation to the whole church, following Pope Francis’ appeal for “a poor church, of the poor”. This reflection includes questions for groups to explore the idea – why not use it on Church Action on Poverty Sunday?

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Extra resources for Church Action on Poverty Sunday: reflection by Helen Hood

Voices from the Margins logo no straplineHelen Hood, a member of our Council of Management, led us in a reflection at our 2017 conference on ‘voices from the margins’. Helen has kindly adapted her reflection so you can use it in your church – it’s suitable for Church Action on Poverty Sunday.

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Voices from the Margins conference reports: views from attendees

Voices from the Margins logo no strapline.jpgAt our annual conference in Sheffield on 18 November, churches and projects shared stories of how they are listening to voices from the margins of society – and we talked about how we can truly become a ‘church of the poor’. This week we’re sharing some of the stories we heard. Today: reflections from some of the participants and speakers.

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Voices from the Margins conference reports: Sheffield Pilgrimage

Voices from the Margins logo no strapline.jpgAt our annual conference in Sheffield on 18 November, churches and projects shared stories of how they are listening to voices from the margins of society – and we talked about how we can truly become a ‘church of the poor’. This week we’re sharing some of the stories we heard. Today: the Sheffield Pilgrimage.

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