David Primrose, Director of Transforming Communities in the Diocese of Lichfield and a trustee of Church Action on Poverty, reviews the first two volumes of an exciting new series edited by Paul Cloke and Mike Pears: Mission in Marginal Places.
Our local group in the North East used the opportunity of Church Action on Poverty Sunday to reflect on some big questions, and get involved in the End Hunger campaign. Group secretary Pat Devlin shares some of their thoughts and learning.
People in the Church of England have been exploring how the vision of social justice and a ‘church of the poor’ relates to the Church’s mission. In this guest blog, David Primrose (Church Action on Poverty trustee and Director of Transforming Communities in the Diocese of Lichfield) explains.
Church Action on Poverty supporter Ian Ross preached at Longden Church on Church Action on Poverty Sunday. He kindly shared with us this sermon on transfiguration and poverty.
The Methodist Church’s National Learning and Development Coordinator for Scotland and Shetland, Gary Williams, challenges the Church to learn from the margins. This article first appeared in Connexions magazine, and addresses many of the same concerns as our Church of the Poor work.
Some end-of-the-week reading: five interesting links we came across this week.