Opening Our Eyes to Homelessness 

Homelessness is a serious and growing issue in England and the number of people sleeping rough in London has doubled in the last five years. This paper looks at different types of homelessness and shows what churches can do to help. 

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Near Neighbours - Evaluation Summary

This is a summary of evaluations of the Near Neighbours programme (2014-2016).

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POVERTY BRIEFING 2016

This paper is an overview of this data from our updated Lookup Tool, highlighting inequality and deprivation across England.  

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CONNECTING COMMUNITIES: THE IMPACT OF LONELINESS AND THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR CHURCHES TO RESPOND

Almost one in five people say that that they feel lonely often or always. Connecting Communities explores what loneliness is and the impact that it has on individuals and on society and offers a summary of best practice for churches. 

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CHURCH URBAN FUND IMPACT REPORT

This report details what we have achieved in all aspects of our work, partnerships we share, evaluation and finances for 2015. 

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BUILDING KINGDOM COMMUNITIES: THE PROPHETIC ROLE OF THE CHURCH IN COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

This paper is an invitation to theological reflection on your community engagement, following on from Fullness of Life Together.

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EVENTS

ASYLUM SEEKERS AND THE CHURCH

How can the church be a responsible, active and loving support to asylum seekers and refugees in our communities? This paper is a summary of an event at which a group of Christians from across the Black Country and beyond gathered together to consider this important question.  

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CREATING CONVERSATIONS: EXPLORING COMMUNITY-BASED RESPONSES TO POVERTY

This report is a synopsis of the four events which aimed to bridge the gap between theology and practice, with summaries of presentations from each one.

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