At 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: Parson Cross Initiative.
Our local group in Sheffield has a very successful annual ‘Pilgrimage’ event. Revd Phil Borkett, a regular pilgrim, explains why this is such a powerful event.
Each year, our local group in Sheffield holds a Civic Breakfast. Sara Millard reports on the 2017 Civic Breakfast held on 9 March, on the theme of challenges facing unpaid carers in Sheffield.
Church Action on Poverty in Sheffield share a report on their service for Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2017 – with a powerful sermon by the Director of the Urban Theological Union.
Nick Waterfield, chair of the local Church Action on Poverty group in Sheffield, offers further thoughts on the ‘complex’ reasons why people use food banks.
Nick Jowett of our local group in Sheffield recently shared this hymn with us.