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.
In this article reposted from the William Temple Foundation’s blog, Greg Smith explores more issues relating to the idea of a ‘church of the poor’.