Tag: Community

  • Vacancy: Marfleet Team Rector

    Team Rector, Marfleet, Hull Do you believe God can transform even the toughest of situations? If not, read no further! Marfleet is a large outer estate parish of over 19,000 people in East Hull, with all the opportunities and difficulties that such places offer. We have three small but committed congregations and a collaborative Team […]

  • Transforming Lives for Good

    The Box of Hope Story Following the success of previous years, Transforming Lives for Good (TLG) are relaunching their emergency care package project, Box of Hope, this winter. Read more or get involved via the TLG website. When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the UK, TLG was incredibly concerned about children and families going into […]

  • Frontier Youth Trust – Resources and upcoming events

    Hi Friends Here’s a link to download Seeds of Resistance – a short PDF publication of learning and ideas on the theme of ’slow youth work’ Across the FYT movement we have been exploring the theme of going ’slow’ in working with young people – including looking after ourselves, being focused on relationships, thinking about pace and longevity, and having the time […]

  • Much more than just a school

      Last week I attended just some of the amazing sessions at the Food Power Festival. So many people, churches and groups are finding innovative and yet simple ways to support those suffering food poverty. Looking for good examples where dignity and solidarity are paramount. This is the story of a journey to love and […]

  • restore

    Across the country, there are many who have just had to keep going…and it won’t be until they are finally able to pause, that the full extent of the damage done in their lives will become apparent. Four years on, I know that God has restored my soul in so many beautiful ways, but I […]

  • Wanted Team Rector in South East London

    The Catford (Southend) Team Ministry has a flourishing and varied church life across four churches in a large area of South East London located between Catford and Bromley. The Catford and Downham Team, a large and diverse interwar estate parish (in the top 7% most deprived parishes according to CUF IMD), in South East London […]

  • Coastal Estates

      When we talk of coastal towns, for many of us that evokes childhood images of fish and chips, ice-creams, sandy beaches and a paddle in the clear blue sea. What is quickly forgotten is the hours of sitting in traffic on roads not built to cope with the sudden influx of holiday traffic. Perhaps […]

  • Who’s who @NECN Introducing John Rafferty

      I was born and brought up in a large council housing estate on the South Side of Glasgow. This was the 1950’s and 60’s when the policy was to move people from the old tenements of the centre to new, modern housing on the periphery of town.  50,000 people moved to Pollok where I […]

  • Funding from the Co Op

      The Co-op have announced a new funding round to support projects which benefit local communities centred around Co-op Food Stores and funeral homes across the UK or the Isle of Man. The Co-op Local Community Fund will fund projects which help local communities come together to help those in need by providing access to […]

  • A Space of Welcome in Wythenshawe

    2020 – What a year! I came back from my break to Lisbon and went into run our regular Place of Welcome on the first Monday in March.  The conversation was about one thing – Coronavirus.  It soon became apparent a closure was on its way.  Well, that’s it then.  I’ll get laid off I […]

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