Found 11 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for March 2020.
Looking at your Church (all articles) for March 2020The courage of Oscar Romero Real Easter Eggs celebrate their 10th birthday! The new website that makes evangelism easier Hope for All – a great gift to give ‘Unleashing’ the church at Spring Harvest 2020 – how to make an impact today Biblica and Hodder unite to launch fund-raising initiative for more Bibles Al Shabaab... (3031 words)
The courage of Oscar RomeroAn Archbishop was presiding at Mass when a hired gunman shot him in the back. That was 40 years ago this month. Archbishop Oscar Romero was the Roman Catholic primate of San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador: a small, populous country in South America with a history of political intrigue, violence and corruption. The... (392 words)
Real Easter Eggs celebrate their 10th birthday!The Real Easter Egg campaign has been running since 2010 and involves thousands of churches, schools and groups. It crosses all denominations and offers individuals a simple way to share the Easter Story while supporting Fairtrade and charitable projects. The idea began in 2008 when I was given a chocolate Easter Egg. On the side... (399 words)
The new website that makes evangelism easierA new website has been launched which claims it is “going to make the easiest evangelism even easier.” It is also completely free to link to from church websites and materials. The website, www.christianity.org.uk, is the result of a complete rewrite and redesign of an older website, and is still owned by the Christian Enquiry... (343 words)
Hope for All – a great gift to giveHave you noticed the spate of celebrity baptisms recently? Former football star David Beckham’s two youngest children were baptised at a church near their Cotswold home last December. Showbiz celebrity Kim Kardashian West and her youngest children Saint, three, Chicago, 20 months, and baby Psalm, were baptised last October in Armenia’s main cathedral. Liverpool Football... (337 words)
‘Unleashing’ the church at Spring Harvest 2020 – how to make an impact todayThe Church is absolutely amazing! What started with a youth group of 12 is now the largest religion in the world and is still growing rapidly. Here in the UK we are making a huge impact through ministries such as Christians Against Poverty, Food Banks, Street Pastors and Street Angels. The Church runs the majority... (413 words)
Biblica and Hodder unite to launch fund-raising initiative for more BiblesBiblica and Hodder have teamed up to launch a partnership that will help fund Biblica’s Bible translation efforts around the world. The Give to Translate campaign will encourage readers of the NIV across the UK to consider making a financial contribution to help fund new Bible translations and revisions around the world. This is in... (102 words)
Al Shabaab murders three Christian teachers in Kenyan school“The eye of the storm is on us,” said a Barnabas Fund contact after three Christian teachers, all in their 20s, were murdered in an attack by Al Shabaab jihadists on a primary school compound in Kenya on 13th January. Another teacher was shot twice in the leg, and a fifth managed to escape when... (247 words)
Reflected Faith: the AltarThe long list of television programmes concerned with renovating, moving home, and celebrity homes shows how interested we are in other people’s homes, and how they live. The style and furnishings of the buildings vary considerably, and you can find out a great deal about the person by looking at what they have on display... (275 words)
The age of English churchgoers keeps growingThe numbers of churchgoers in England who are under 45 will have shrunk from 44% in 2010 to 38% this year, 2020, and down to 31% by 2030, if present trends continue. In England in 2005, 39% of churches had no-one attending under 11 years of age, 49% no-one attending between the ages of 11... (193 words)
Gifts for mothers on Mothering SundayThis year, you can either buy special gifts for your mother from Mothers’ Union, or else remember your mother by sending a gift to Mothers Union to help empower women around the world. More details at: https://www.mothersunion.org/mothering-sunday-resources (41 words)
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