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Found 7 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for October 2021.
Looking at Church (all articles) for October 2021Time to reclaim the sabbath, says new report Good reasons to have a church magazine Meeting the needs of older people Are you young? Would you like to become an evangelist? FUSION – helping students grow their faith Christian Aid’s emergency appeal for Haiti ** Editor: By the Revd Peter Crumpler, a Church of England... (2370 words)
Time to reclaim the sabbath, says new reportHome working, zero hours contracts, the switch to home deliveries and online retailing, and an ‘always on’ culture – the world of work is changing fast and massively, and the Covid pandemic has accelerated the upheaval. Now faith-based think tank Theos has come up with key proposals aimed at helping modern-day workers survive and thrive... (488 words)
Good reasons to have a church magazineAfter a year of lockdown, should we still bother with church magazines now that church life is picking up again? Yes! It is read by lots of people. If each issue is read on average by two people, then more people see it than ever go to church. So, it is a very good way... (382 words)
Meeting the needs of older peopleThese days there seems to be a day for everything, including the United Nations’ ‘International day for Older Persons’, which is observed on 1st October. So perhaps October is a good month to think about meeting the needs of older people in church. Many churches employ children’s workers or youth leaders – but how many... (428 words)
Are you young? Would you like to become an evangelist?Youth outreach can be daunting, but now a new organisation promises to help local churches begin to do it, ‘stress free’. Amplify is the nation’s national Young Evangelists’ Academy for 11-17s. HOPE Together’s Youth Director Dan Randall says, “We would love to serve churches by equipping their young people to reach their generation for Jesus.... (186 words)
FUSION – helping students grow their faithOur teenage years are those in which we grow, discovering who we are through our new-found independence. Imagine then, pushing through these years with your independence stolen by a global pandemic. In a survey by Young Minds (2020) it was found that 80% of young people (those aged 13-25) agreed that their mental health had... (527 words)
Christian Aid’s emergency appeal for HaitiFollowing the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti in August, Christian Aid has launched an emergency appeal to help people that have been affected. The nation – which is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake that killed 300,000 people and Hurricane Matthew in 2016, and more recently dealing with Covid and the aftermath of the assassination... (172 words)
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