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Found 8 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for May 2021.
Looking at Church (all articles) May 2021THY KINGDOM COME (13th – 23rd May) Foreigners? Pope’s visit underlined why martyrs still matter Millions join worship online during the pandemic CMS honours its women missionaries who are working for a better world Displaced Christians starving in Tigray, Ethiopia ** THY KINGDOM COME (13th – 23rd May) Editor: If your church is taking part... (2583 words)
THY KINGDOM COME (13th – 23rd May)Editor: If your church is taking part in this growing worldwide phenomenon, you will find a wide variety of resources at: https://www.thykingdomcome.global/prayer-resources (26 words)
Foreigners?Among the estimated 130,000 people from Hong Kong who are making their way to the UK, there are bound to be thousands of Christians. What kind of reception will they get from the churches here? We shudder when reminded of the cold shoulder shown to the 500 Jamaicans who disembarked the SS Empire Windrush at Tilbury... (375 words)
Pope’s visit underlined why martyrs still matterThe history-making visit by Pope Francis to Iraq earlier this year made headlines around the world. It was the Pope’s first overseas visit since the start of the pandemic and the first-ever papal visit to the Middle-Eastern country. While in Iraq, he declared “Let us remember our brothers and sisters who have paid the extreme... (488 words)
Millions join worship online during the pandemicThe Church of England’s national online services alone have attracted more than 3.7 million views since the first restrictions on gatherings for public worship to limit the spread of Covid-19 were introduced. Clips and content from the services have been seen 40 million times on social media channels. The Church of England’s prayer and discipleship... (913 words)
CMS honours its women missionaries who are working for a better worldTwo centuries after the death of Mary Bouffler, the first woman sent out in her own right by Church Mission Society to be a missionary overseas, CMS is honouring the achievements of inspiring women who followed in Bouffler’s footsteps, to share their faith and transform communities. Bouffler travelled to Sierra Leone in 1820 and tragically... (270 words)
Displaced Christians starving in Tigray, EthiopiaTroops from the massive army of Marxist Eritrea have been massacring the Christian people of Ethiopia’s Tigray region. Recently, three days of slaughter in the region left more than 100 dead. They are only the latest victims, for already hundreds more Christians have died at the hand of the Eritrean forces in Axum, in central... (149 words)
New book helps mark Christian Aid’s 75th anniversaryChristian leaders, activists, writers and theologians world-wide have written prayers for a new book to celebrate Christian Aid’s 75th anniversary. Rage & Hope: 75 Prayers for a Better World includes prayers on climate injustice, Black Lives Matter, violence against women, discrimination against Dalits in India, the coronavirus pandemic, from extreme poverty in Burundi, and inequality... (148 words)
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