Church Action on Poverty is launching a new project that will enable people on low incomes across the UK to avoid the Poverty Premium and escape food poverty, by getting good food at fair prices. Our Business Development Officer Dave Nicholson explains…
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.
The richest 10% of households spend more on eating out (£58.40) than the poorest 10% of households spend on housing, fuel and power combined (£44.50). That’s one of the findings of new research published today by the Equality Trust.
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.
Our friends at the Student Christian Movement are partners with us in the End Hunger UK campaign. Here’s an update on how they’ve been getting students involved.
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’.