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.
Communications Manager Liam Purcell reports on powerful new support for our call on the Government to rethink benefit sanctions.
Living on a low income makes it difficult for people to plan for the long term or make the best decisions. That’s the (unsurprising) finding of some new research. Our Communications Manager Liam Purcell considers the implications for tackling poverty – and stigma.
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.