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Found 9 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for June 2022.
Looking at Church (all articles) for June 2022Up to 500,000 children’s story books on faithfulness distributed for Platinum Jubilee How to handle a new Curate. Ten tips. Prayer cards for comfort and hope Growth of Christianity worldwide Scripture translations completed for 10 per cent of the world’s population in 2021 Churches embark on historic friendship journey Cost of living crisis: your support... (1621 words)
Up to 500,000 children’s story books on faithfulness distributed for Platinum JubileeUp to half a million story books are being given to primary school-aged children for Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee by the Church of England and Thy Kingdom Come, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York’s global prayer movement. The book, ‘Queen CJ and the Bouncy Castle’, is the latest development from the Cheeky Pandas,... (195 words)
How to handle a new Curate. Ten tips.With care! Put yourself in his or her shoes. Only a few days ago Curates were trying on their dog collars for the first time and probably feeling pretty self-conscious. They will be both excited and daunted at the prospect of putting ‘Rev’ in front of their names. With respect. The new curate has been trained... (361 words)
Prayer cards for comfort and hopeMore than a million free prayer cards are being delivered to cathedrals and churches of all denominations to help people find comfort and hope. The cards, which will be available for visitors in cathedrals and other churches, are designed to help people discover prayer – whether to express grief, loneliness, fear or worry, or simply to... (88 words)
Major world religions – some figuresNot everyone agrees that religion is declining! Once a year the World Christian Database (WCD) issues an article (in the International Bulletin of Mission Research) showing the latest global figures on religion. The latest issue shows that the number of Christian adherents worldwide in 2022 has increased to some 2.56 billion people in total, 32.2% of... (95 words)
Scripture translations completed for 10 per cent of worldBible Societies across the world completed Scripture translations in 90 languages last year used by 794 million people – just over 10 per cent of the world’s population. Despite a second year of disruption caused by Covid, 48 language groups – a total of 11 million people – received first Scripture translations, meaning that they were... (197 words)
Churches embark on historic friendship journeyThe General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has been invited to welcome an historic Declaration of Friendship with the Catholic Church in Scotland that offers ‘a decisive and irrevocable statement of our friendship with one another, based on our shared faith in Christ.’ The culmination of more than 100 years of ecumenical relationship building... (179 words)
Cost of living crisis: your support is even more urgently neededThis month, millions of households in the UK will be pushed into fuel poverty as the higher cost of energy really begins to bite. So warns CAP (Christians Against Poverty). “Now more than ever, people in financial crisis need urgent help.” CAP uses the example of Jayne, a single mum who fell into debt after... (152 words)
Would your children enjoy a holiday camp this summer?If your children enjoy multi-activity residentials with a mix of sport, adventure, arts and crafts, fun and games, or if they would prefer a specialist holiday which focuses on sailing, technology, performing arts or baking, then a Scripture Union summer camp may well be a holiday they would enjoy. SU has been organising holidays and activities for... (82 words)
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