RESEARCH REPORTS

FULLNESS OF LIFE TOGETHER: REIMAGINING CHRISTIAN ENGAGEMENT IN OUR COMMUNITIES

Using case studies from around the country, theological reflection and questions for discussion, in this report we invite Christians seeking to impact their communities to reflect on how we might do this in ways that build community and result in life in all its fullness, shared together. 

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TELL ME YOUR STORY: STARTING CONVERSATIONS ABOUT POVERTY IN ENGLAND

In this report we share three stories that show how complex life can be for ordinary people on a low income in the hope that these stories will start meaningful conversations about poverty.  

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CHURCH IN ACTION: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF CHURCH-BASED SOCIAL ACTION

This national survey highlights and celebrates the contribution that churches are making to their local community,

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EVENTS

A GLASS HALF FULL: EXPLORING STRENGTH-BASED APPROACHES TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

This paper is a summary of the presentations delivered at A Glass Half Full and has been written in order to share the learning and hopefully, to encourage similar discussions about approaches to community development around the country.

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MONEY TALKS: HOW CAN WE TACKLE FINANCIAL EXCLUSION?

Money Talks was the third event of a series with CUF and Edinburgh University’s Divinity School, this summary paper has been written in order to share the learning and to encourage similar discussions about financial exclusion around the country.

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A SILENT EPIDEMIC: HOW CAN WE SHARE ONE ANOTHER'S LONELINESS?

A Silent Epidemic was the second event of a series with CUF and Edinburgh University’s Divinity school, this paper has been written in order to share the learning from the day and encourage further discussion about loneliness.

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GROWING STRONGER TOGETHER: HOW CAN WE BUILD FLOURISHING COMMUNITIES?

Growing Stronger Together was the first of four events hosted by CUF and Edinburgh University’s Divinity School on the theme of flourishing communities. This paper is a summary of the presentations delivered during the event.

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HOMELESSNESS: ARE WE REALLY HELPING?

This paper is a summary of an event that Together Middlesbrough and Cleveland hosted discussing how people could work together to more effectively transform the lives of the homeless. This paper is a brief summary of the talks and discussions that took place throughout the day.

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