Poverty in England
When you think about the parish you live in, does it feel quite deprived, fairly wealthy, or somewhere in the middle?
We live in one of the most unequal countries in the western world, where babies born within a few miles of one another can have widely differing life expectancies – of 10 years or more.
How do we feel about these vast differences in life chances and what can churches do to help bridge the gap?
Start here by finding out more about the level of poverty in your parish and how this compares with other parishes locally and nationally.