Found 11 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for June 2020.
Looking at Church (all articles) for June 2020MAF still flying Christians help by donating to foodbanks Refugee Week – 15th-21st June Conservation Foundation wants to hear stories from your garden Christian summer events and travel agencies hard hit by crisis Church Mission Society’s concern for Africa Mothers’ Union offers range of resources CPAS welcomes everybody online Creative things you can do with... (1999 words)
MAF still flyingSaturday 20th June was meant to be the day when MAF celebrated its 75th Anniversary of flying with a big celebration in London. Not being able to meet with its many supporters is bitterly disappointing, but MAF now wants instead to pray for its supporters, and to reassure them at this difficult time. As MAF... (307 words)
Christians help by donating to foodbanksMany churches around the country have responded to the crisis by either running their own foodbank, or helping supply a local one. The need is all too clear: recent figures from a YouGov poll done for the Food Foundation suggest that since the lockdown began, 1.5 million people in the UK have gone one whole... (88 words)
Refugee Week – 15th-21st JuneAs the annual ‘Refugee Week’ approaches, various Christian relief agencies and campaign groups warn that coronavirus could have a catastrophic impact on the refugees whom they are trying to help. First, the big picture: according to the UNHCR, “we are currently witnessing the highest levels of displacement on record. An unprecedented 70.8 million people around the world... (335 words)
Conservation Foundation wants to hear stories from your gardenHave you been gardening during lockdown? If so, you may have a story or some advice to share. In that case, the Conservation Foundation would love to hear from you. It has recently launched a virtual Gardening Against the Odds network on Facebook @gardeningagainsttheodds and on our website at https://conservationfoundation.co.uk/projects/gardening-against-the-odds/ As David Shreeve of the Conservation Foundation explains:... (139 words)
Christian summer events and travel agencies hard hit by crisisA number of Christian travel companies face possible financial ruin in the wake of the Covid-19 virus. Companies affected include: Lightline Pilgrimages (to the Holy Land), Oak Hall Expeditions, Pax Travel, and McCabe Pilgrimages (which would have handled travel to the Oberammergau Passion Play this summer – now postponed until 2022.) Ironically, the Oberammergau Passion... (96 words)
Church Mission Society’s concern for Africa“In Africa, the lockdown is almost a disaster in itself, especially for people who live day to day. The fear is that it will explode in countries with few healthcare resources.” So says Stephen Burgess, CMS regional manager for Africa. “And this is alongside situations with refugees/displaced people, a locust invasion, drought in one part,... (151 words)
Mothers’ Union offers range of resourcesThe Mothers’ Union has made a very practical response to the coronavirus. As their website explains, “We know that our work and experience in re-building communities and supporting family life is going to be more important than ever once the threat of COVID-19 subsides. Our members will be some of the first in line to... (128 words)
CPAS welcomes everybody onlineCPAS, the Anglican agency that helps local churches do mission, has refused to be shut down this summer by coronavirus. Although it has had to cancel its entire summer programme of youth holidays and training events – at a cost of more than £250,000, it is still determined to do what it can. General Director... (146 words)
Creative things you can do with your BibleBible Society is urging people to make good use of their enforced time at home by using their creativity to read the Bible with better appreciation. To help with this, Bible Society is offering a range of creative Bible-based resources to help people learn new skills, such as journaling, colouring or doing crafts that are... (122 words)
Reflected Faith: a string of beadsAs you pray or simply spend time quietly at home, have you ever thought of using a rosary? Holding something can be very comforting. A rosary has beads in groups of ten, a separation and then a single bead. This is repeated five times in a circle and then there’s a different set of beads... (310 words)
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