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Theology and Unity
16 September 2014
WCC: Young theologians explore ways of furthering ecumenical formation link to external website
Theology and Unity
15 September 2014
WCC: Church organizations explore ways of strengthening relationships link to external website
Current issues
12 September 2014
Churches campaign for abolition of Trident ahead of Peacemaking Sunday
Irish Council of Churches
12 September 2014
Vacancy: Finance and Administration Assistant (Maternity Cover) link to external website 
Christianity in the Middle East
11 September 2014
Bishop Angaelos calls for collaboration on Middle East religious freedom
Christianity in the Middle East
11 September 2014
Congregational Federation make call to prayer for kidnapped aid worker link to external website
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015
9 September 2014
Leaders notes available for next year's order of service
Christianity in the Middle east
5 September 2014
WCC calls for increased humanitarian response in Northern Iraq link to external website
Action of Churches Together in Scotland
3 September 2014
Still Pilgrims Together conference 11 Oct 2014 - information and booking link to external website
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015 
3 September 2014
Resources are available for next year's Week of Prayer - The Well is Deep
Peacemaking Sunday 
3 September 2014
Download resources for Peacemaking Sunday from Joint Public Issues Team link to external website
Christianity in the Middle east 
1 September 2014
Urgent appeal from Church leaders in Lebanon and Syria to the world Church
Churches Together in England 
28 August 2014
Latest E-news, including statements, prayers and resources on Middle East link to external website
Churches' Refugee Network
27 August 2014
Wales Migration Partnership publishes briefings on migration and asylum in Wales
Racial Justice Sunday 2014
27 August 2014
Welsh/English resource pack for Racial Justice Sunday 2014 available
Racial Justice Sunday 2014
22 August 2014
Download the resource pack for Racial Justice Sunday 2014
Christianity in the Middle East
20 August 2014
Bishop Angaelos interviewed on BBC TV about crisis for Christians in Middle East
Christianity in the Middle East
20 August 2014
WCC: Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew speaks against violence in Iraq  link to external website
Christianity in the Middle East
20 August 2014
Statement by Bishop Angaelos on Iraq, Syria and the Middle East link to external website
Criminal justice 
18 August 2014
Find out about Prisons Week 2014 - 'Building Hope'
Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS) 
13 August 2014
Prayers and liturgical material for Scotland's independence referendum link to external website
Theology and Unity 
12 August 2014
Anglicans and Oriental Orthodox Churches' theological breakthrough link to external website
Churches Together in England 
12 August 2014
Latest CT E-news includes a unifying prayer link to external website
Crisis in Iraq 
8 August 2014
World Council of Churches calls for urgent action in Iraq link to external website
Crisis in Iraq 
8 August 2014
Pope Francis: Appeal for Iraqi Christians link to external website
Environment and Climate Change 
7 August 2014
Download prayers of intercession for Creation Time 2014
Inter-Religious 
6 August 2014
Conference: "Cacophony or Conversation? The Bible and Inter Faith Dialogue"
Current issues 
5 August 2014
Highlight the plight of modern-day slaves on Freedom Sunday, 19 October 2014
More Than Gold 2014 
23 July 2014
Commonwealth Games open tonight - watch this update on MTG campaign
Environment and Climate Change 
23 July 2014
Download resources for Creation Time 2014
World Council of Churches 
22 July 2014
WCC expresses concern over exodus of Christian community in Mosul, Iraq link to external website
Theology and Unity 
18 July 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury writes to ecumenical partners about women bishops link to external website
Theology and Unity 
18 July 2014
Catholic Church statement: Women Bishops - Church of England link to external website
Current issues 
16 July 2014
Assisted Dying Bill: Archbishops sign faith leaders' statement
Inter-Religious 
10 July 2014
Download discussion papers from the Inter Faith Theological Advisory Group
Current issues 
9 July 2014
World Council of Churches calls on churches to work towards nuclear free world
Churches Together in England 
8 July 2014
Latest CT E-news includes reflection on Receptive Ecumenism conference link to external website
World War I Centenary 
7 July 2014
Download free ebooks relating to the commemoration of World War I
Environment and Climate Change 
4 July 2014
World Council of Churches announces Interfaith Summit on Climate Change
Inter-Religious 
3 July 2014
Download the Interfaith Week report: Celebrating 2013 and planning for 2014
Theology and Unity 
1 July 2014
Methodist Church makes commitment to enhance unity with Church of England link to external website
Current issues 
1 July 2014
Quakers reject recommendations of Trident Commission
Environment and Climate Change 
26 June 2014
How does climate change affect human rights?
Christianity: continuity, presence and conflict 
26 June 2014
Download the Powerpoint presentation from the Friends of the Holy Land
Environment and Climate Change 
25 June 2014
Christian Aid calls on parties to make climate manifesto pledge
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis 
24 June 2014
Living Wage Commission report says 1M can be lifted out of low pay
Christian Aid 
23 June 2014
Iraq Crisis Appeal - Help the 500,000 men, women and children who have fled link to external website
More Than Gold 2014
23 June 2014
With 30 days to the Commonwealth Games, have you registered an event?
Churches' Refugee Network
19 June 2014
Refugees welcomed by 2015's first-time voters according to new research
Current issues
16 June 2014
Archbishop Welby and Pope Francis recommit to struggle against modern slavery
Churches' Refugee Network
16 June 2014
Day of remembrance of persons who died at European borders - 22 June
Action by Christians Against Torture
13 June 2014
Join Christians around the world to pray for victims of torture on 26 June link to external website
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
13 June 2014
Poverty Truth Commission demands action on low wage economy
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
12 June 2014
Churches respond to Government's draft Child Poverty Strategy
Theology and Unity
10 June 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury's message to Receptive Ecumenism conference  link to external website
Churches Together in England
9 June 2014
Latest CT E-news includes Pentecost message from the Presidents of CTE  link to external website
Theology and Unity
6 June 2014
Church councils reflect on spirit of Christian unity in a time of change - WCC link to external website
Churches Together in England
6 June 2014
Pentecost Message from the Presidents of Churches Together in England link to external website
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
5 June 2014
International Fairness Conference with Archbishop of York - 9 June 2014
Current issues
3 June 2014
Conference: Gambling: Sin, Vice or Legitimate Leisure Activity?
Christianity: continuity, presence and conflict
30 May 2014
Download the Bible studies from CTBI's recent conference
Good Society project
30 May 2014
Read the reports of the project launch and watch the presentations
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
27 May 2014
Church credit union may establish whole new financial sector in society
Theology and Unity
27 May 2014
Common declaration from Pope and Ecumenical Patriarch positive - WCC link to external website
Good Society project
23 May 2014
Watch the video of Cardinal Vincent Nichols' keynote address
Good Society project
22 May 2014
Read the keynote address from Cardinal Vincent Nichols at the launch event
Current issues
16 May 2014
British Black Churches back legislation to outlaw modern day slavery
Inter-Religious
16 May 2014
WCC materials for those engaged in ecumenical and inter-religious dialogue
World War I Commemoration
15 May 2014
New Church of England website features events, stories, history and resources
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
13 May 2014
Poverty Truth Commission: Turning up the volume on poverty - 21 June, Glasgow
Environment and Climate Change
13 May 2014
Operation Noah's supporters' day and AGM - 7 June 2014, Birmingham
Mission
12 May 2014
Support Christian Aid Week and help those whose lives have been torn apart by war
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
12 May 2014
Explore issues relating to growth in foodbanks with Faith in Foodbanks resource
European elections 2014
9 May 2014
Read Faith in Europe's reflection on the European elections
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2014
8 May 2014
Download resources for observing Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Pentecost
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
7 May 2014
Report: role of civil society in tackling UK poverty (inc Trussell Trust and CAP)
Churches Together in England
7 May 2014
Latest CT E-news includes extract from John Bradley's My Journey with LEPs link to external website
Criminal justice
6 May 2014
Faith and Criminal Justice event, South Bank University, 15 May 2014 link to external website
Current issues
30 April 2014
Church leaders pushing government to make progress on disarmament
CTBI Conference 2014
29 April 2014
Follow our conference addressing issues facing Christians in the Middle East
Theology and Unity
28 April 2014
Messy Church is 10 years old - report and ecumenical resources
Theology and Unity
25 April 2014
Ecumenical Two Cathedrals Service at Pentecost, Liverpool Sunday 8 June link to external website  
Good Society project
22 April 2014
Book your place for the Good Society launch event - 21 May 2014, London
World Council of Churches
17 April 2014
World Council of Churches asks churches to pray for peace in Ukraine
Churches Together in England
17 April 2014
Passiontide and Easter Message from the Presidents of CTE link to external website
Good Society project
16 April 2014
Undertake your own Good Society research with our toolkit
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
16 April 2014
40 bishops and 600 Church leaders call for urgent action on food poverty
European elections 2014
14 April 2014
Why Christians should vote in the European elections - explore key issues
Theology and Unity
11 April 2014
Discover resources to reflect and pray on the experience of World War I
Theology and Unity
11 April 2014
Report on Anglican-Pentecostal Consultation, High Leigh 7-8th April 2014 link to external website
Alternative funding and advice
10 April 2014
Nominate a local good cause for Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014
Churches' Refugee Network
9 April 2014
Position paper from the Churches Refugee Network conference 2014
Inter-Religious
9 April 2014
Black Country Near Neighbours looking for a co-ordinator
Churches Together in England
9 April 2014
Latest CT E-news includes a Bible-based reflection on Christian unity link to external website
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
4 April 2014
Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols on the week of prayer for social action
Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme
4 April 2014
Apply to become an Ecumenical Accompanier in Palestine and Israel link to external website
Current issues
3 April 2014
Methodist Church in Britain welcomes UK ratification of Arms Trade Treaty
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
31 March 2014
Help hungry people tell their stories to national inquiry on food poverty
Church and Public Issues
28 March 2014
Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols to jointly visit social action projects link to external website
Environment and Climate Change
27 March 2014
Climate Change: Building the Will for Action with Christiana Figueres, UN
Current issues
27 March 2014
WCC consultation to address migration, human trafficking and modern slavery
Current issues
27 March 2014
Download 2 leaflets addressing human trafficking from ACTS
Environment and Climate Change
27 March 2014
Christian Aid report shows human cost of climate change
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
26 March 2014
Web of Poverty sets out the Church Urban Fund's understanding of poverty
Environment and Climate Change
26 March 2014
Church of Scotland explores its position on fracking
Association of Interchurch Families
25 March 2014
Living Bread and True Vine - annual conference 23-25 August 2014 (PDF)
Easter resource
25 March 2014
Making Choices Easter resource - Action of Churches Together in Scotland link to external website
Mission
24 March 2014
Christian Aid's Prophetic Church gives biblical basis for active engagement link to external website
Church in Wales
24 March 2014
Online forum launched for comments or questions about strategy for growth link to external website
Environment and Climate Change
21 March 2014
Eco Congregation Scotland, 2014 Annual Gathering - 29 March 2014
Hope 2014
21 March 2014
Order free Bags of Hope for your church outreach event
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
20 March 2014
Budget once again fails the poorest - Caritas Social Action Network
Current issues
18 March 2014
Catholics, Anglicans and Muslims join together to end human trafficking
CTBI Conference 2014
17 March 2014
Details and booking for Christianity: continuity, presence and conflict
Crisis in Syria
14 March 2014
Join a global vigil for Syria on the third anniversary of the crisis
Inter-Religious
13 March 2014
Download the Living with other faiths resource pack
History of the British Council of Churches
12 March 2014
Ecumenism in Britain and Ireland - download Story of the BCC chart
Churches Together in England
12 March 2014
Latest CT E-news includes a reflection on Mission Shaped Ecumenism link to external website
Dispossession Project
11 March 2014
Reflect on issues around home and homelessness in Home House
Good Society project
10 March 2014
What role does faith have in creating a good society? Report and website
Prayers for Lent 2014
7 March 2014
Prayer, reading and reflection from the Joint Liturgical Group of Britain and Ireland
Day conference: Bellarmine Institute at Heythrop College
7 March 2014
What's in a Name? The Church and Pope Francis One Year On - 15 March link to external website
Crisis in Syria
7 March 2014
Church of England and aid agencies join global #WithSyria campaign
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
3 March 2014
Food banks a reflection on Britain as a society - Archbishop of Wales
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
28 February 2014
Churches challenge government on child poverty
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
27 February 2014
Week of prayer for social action - Archbishop Justin and Cardinal Nichols
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
26 February 2014
Bishop of Truro to lead parliamentary inquiry into food banks and food poverty
Churches' Refugee Network Conference 2014
25 February 2014
See the full programme for 'Under the Radar - What Room for Refugees?'
Whats New
25 February 2014
Corrymeela Conference 2014 - Programme and Booking (PDF)
Theology and Unity
24 February 2014
Pope calls for Christian unity following anointing of new cardinals link to external website
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
20 February 2014
Food poverty in Britain is 'national crisis' say 27 bishops and Church leaders
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
19 February 2014
British churches say Prime Minister wrong on number of workless households
Alternative funding and advice
18 February 2014
£1 million in grants available from CUF to churches tackling poverty
Environment and Climate Change
18 February 2014
Churches should follow C of E on climate change - Eco Congregation Ireland
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
17 February 2014
Churches: government's response to criticism of welfare reform is misleading
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
17 February 2014
Crucial role of food banks is a disgrace - Cardinal-designate Vincent Nichols
Crisis in Syria
14 February 2014
Britain has ‘moral responsibility' to accept Syrian refugees, say Church leaders
Current issues
14 February 2014
Use of armed drones condemned by World Council of Churches (WCC)
Environment and Climate Change
13 February 2014
Church of England efforts to prevent climate change to include investments
Migration
11 February 2014
Dublin conf: Journeying Together - Challenges Facing the Migrant Today link to external website
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
10 February 2014
Recovery set to fail 1 in 5 workers according to Living Wage Commission
Education Sunday
10 February 2014
Download resources for Education Sunday 16 February 2014 link to external website
Current issues
7 February 2014
Methodist Church responds to government alcohol announcement
Churches' Refugee Network
6 February 2014
Under the Radar - What Room for Refugees? Conference details and booking
Churches Together in England
5 February 2014
Latest CT E-news includes a reflection on food and the Christian life  link to external website
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
4  February 2014
Churches called to speak out on the critical need for affordable housing
Mission
3 February 2014
I-Spy Easter outreach resource from Churches Together in Sudbury link to external website
Churches' Refugee Network
31 January 2014
CRN Conference 2014: Under the Radar - What Room for Refugees?
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
30 January 2014
Theology for the local Church: Church for the poor - or of the poor?
News on poverty, debt and the financial crisis
30 January 2014
Methodist Church to join Churches Mutual Credit Union
Theology and Unity
29 January 2014
Young Christians are invited to apply to WCC Stewards Programme link to external website
Alternative funding and advice
27 January 2014
Local Impact Fund launched for charities and social enterprises
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2014
24 January 2014
Divisions among Christians are 'a scandal' - Pope Francis link to external website
Environment and Climate Change
24 January 2014
Ethical decisions in financial sector crucial for climate justice - WCC 
Economic crisis - poverty
23 January 2014
Prayer calendar for Poverty and Homelessness Action Week
Crisis in Syria
22 January 2014
Churches expect decisive actions for peace in Syria from Geneva 2 talks - WCC
Theology and Unity
21 January 2014
Anglican study guide available for The Church: Towards a Common Vision link to external website
Crisis in Syria
20 January 2014
Cardinal-Designate Vincent Nichols offers prayers for Syria talks
Crisis in Syria
17 January 2014
Churches issue urgent call to action for a just peace in Syria via WCC
Action of Churches Together in Scotland
17 January 2014
Resources to help prepare for the Referendum on the Future of Scotland  link to external website
Mission
17 January 2014
Church Army research demonstrates mission impact of Fresh Expressions link to external website
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2014
17 January 2014
Archbishop Philip Tartaglia, Bishops' Conf of Scotland, calls for Christian unity link to external website
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2014
17 January 2014
URC secretary for ecumenical relations on importance of this year's theme link to external website
Poverty, debt and the financial crisis
16 January 2014
Former Chief Executive of FSA to chair CofE task group on credit unions
Crisis in Syria
15 January 2014
Catholic Bishop for Migrants appeals to UK government to receive Syrian refugees
Theology and Unity
14 January 2014
Archbishop of Canterbury meets Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew link to external website
Churches Together in England
14 January 2014
Latest CT E-news includes details of the Mission-shaped Unity booklet link to external website
Theology and Unity
14 January 2014
International conference: opportunities and challenges for minority churches link to external website
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2014
13 January 2014
Publicise your event via Twitter using the #wpcu2014 hashtag
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2014
13 January 2014
Archbishop of York at ecumenical service with Bishop of Middlesbrough link to external website
Poverty, debt and the financial crisis
13 January 2014
Scottish Environment Minister's support for land reform welcomed
Poverty, debt and the financial crisis
13 January 2014
Fuel poverty puts children's health at risk - Childrens' Society survey
Hope 2014
10 January 2014
Announce Hope with a Twitter Thunderclap on 20 January 2014
Poverty, debt and the financial crisis
10 January 2014
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to act on payday loans
Theology and Unity
8 January 2014
Training Course for Ecumenical Officers and facilitators - February 2014 link to external website
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