CHURCH IN ACTION: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF CHURCH-BASED SOCIAL ACTION Social action is not an optional side project for the Church; it is core to its heart and mission. The commitment to this calling can be clearly seen in the sheer scale and diversity of activities offered by local churches, ranging from food banks and debt advice, to lunch clubs and fitness classes. By sharing the results of a large-scale national survey, assessing the scale and nature of Anglican social action in England, this report highlights and celebrates the contribution that churches are making to their local communities. Click here for the Executive Summary. Click here to read the full report. If you found this useful you might also be interested in reading Connecting Communities: The impact of loneliness and the opportunities for churches to respond and Church Urban Fund Impact Report.