Beauty out of brokenness
"There's hope in broken people. There's beauty in broken things. That's not just what happened to us but what also God wanted to do through us - bring hope, expose beauty."
A call to Christians not to forget the rest of life and ask the question: ‘What should I be doing in my world to bring God’s redemptive love and power into it?’
A ministry of loitering
Jesus was hanging around healing pools, busy street intersections, and wells and revealed to those around him their sacred worth.
Participatory Budgeting - an example
The Government of Ontario recently requested ideas from the public to help problems in one of 5 focus areas. These ideas were shortlisted and voted on by the public. The Government will now spend CAN$5M on 5 of them.
Empty-handed ministers - 2
Are You a Good Neighbour? is an online course designed to help you apply the principles of helping without hurting in everyday life—and take the first steps toward building personal relationships with people in poverty.
New Parish Conference UK 2018 - Birmingham
@Saint Martin in the Bullring Edgbaston Street Birmingham B5 5BB
What happens when followers of Jesus who have been fostering life giving roots in their neighbourhood begin weaving connective links with one another across places? Encouragement happens... Collaboration happens… Transformation happens. A Movement Begins!
Are you a ministry or community leader that wants to grow the fabric of love and care in the neighbourhood? Join hundreds of practitioners for the 5th annual New Parish Conference.
Churches that Change Communities 2018 - Wimbledon
@Everyday Church, 30 Queen's Rd, Wimbledon, London SW19 8LR
We still have some way to go until we can truly say we have built churches where the poorest and most vulnerable are not only welcomed, but fully included and involved. This national conference, now in its eighth year, will envision, equip and encourage you to increase your impact on those around you and build churches where people from all backgrounds and social situations worship, lead and serve together.
Everything Conference 2018 - London
@St. Mary's Church, Marylebone W1H 1PQ
Christian mission often focuses on spiritual and social renewal but what about cultural renewal? What part should that play and how should we go about it?
This Conference which is open to all who want to be equipped to use the resources they have to create a better world. There will also be opportunities for worship and prayer and we will hear from our special guests who are all working for cultural renewal in different sectors of society and will equip and inspire us to do the same
Spiritual Care in Community Health Care Settings - London
@Free Church House, 27 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HH
For those who connected with a faith community there is both social and spiritual support. For those who aren’t where is their spiritual support in times of health care crisis? This day will be based on the shared experience of individuals working in Community Health Care Chaplaincy and will enable participants to build their plan to make a difference in their community.