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Found 8 resource(s) in 'News - Weekly Update', for September 2020.
News (all) for September 2020Bishop calls for targeted sanctions to protect Uighurs ‘Big Conversation’ launched on clergy care and wellbeing London ‘more religious than the rest of the country’ says new report MU’s ‘Thank You Key Workers’ Appeal CAP launches Church Resources page Churches and young people in lockdown Bishop of Bristol to take up national safeguarding role **... (1551 words)
Bishop calls for targeted sanctions to protect UighursA new system of targeted sanctions could be used against the perpetrators of “gross human rights abuses” on the Uighur people in China, a bishop has told the House of Lords. The Bishop of Rochester, James Langstaff, also urged the Government to consider the use of sanctions specifically to protect freedom of religion or belief... (226 words)
‘Big Conversation’ launched on clergy care and wellbeingChurches and clergy across the country are to join in a nationwide discussion, the ‘Big Conversation’, aimed at improving the care and wellbeing of ministers. It follows the recent welcome of the Covenant for Clergy Care and Wellbeing at General Synod. Now General Synod has asked that the whole church reflect on the questions it... (173 words)
MU’s ‘Thank You Key Workers’ AppealThe Mothers’ Union wants to help families of key workers by offering them a range of free day trips/experiences and short breaks. It is appealing to MU supporters to help make this possible. As a spokeswoman for MU explains: “There has been an outpouring of compassion and care during the crisis from our hospital workers... (175 words)
CAP launches Church Resources pageChristians Against Poverty has launched a new web page to help church leaders who may be feeling daunted during the pandemic. The page will “share our knowledge and experience to help your church provide crucial support to your community at this desperate time.” The charity promises that in the coming weeks, “we will be adding... (137 words)
London ‘more religious than the rest of the country’ says new reportLondon is more religious than the rest of the country, according to a new report published by the think tank Theos. The report ‘Religious London’, shows that Londoners are significantly more religious than people living elsewhere in Britain, and the capital’s Christians are far more ethnically diverse. The polling, conducted for Theos by Savanta ComRes,... (430 words)
Churches and young people in lockdownRecent research by the Allchurches Trust has found that lockdown had one good result: it was “a major driver for churches to embrace digital opportunities and engage with families online.” The research found that in recent months, more than half of churches (55 per cent) have been able to engage children and young people through... (200 words)
Bishop of Bristol to take up national safeguarding roleThe Bishop of Bristol, Bishop Viv Faull has been appointed a deputy lead bishop for safeguarding. Her focus will be on liaison with diocesan bishops on behalf of the National Safeguarding Steering Group (NSSG) and with the wider Anglican Communion, and to speak on safeguarding in the House of Lords. She will work closely with... (81 words)
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