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Tackling Poverty Together – July 2014

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Together Network

 July 2014

Archbishop of Canterbury

10 million rely on church community, new research shows

New research conducted for Church Urban Fund, shows that 10 million adults a year use community services provided by churches and church-run organisations. This is more than half of all those who access these services. The wide range of support includes food banks, luncheon clubs and night shelters along with relationship courses, financial advice and access to computers and the internet.

In a foreword to the Church Urban Fund/ Theos report Good Neighbours: How Churches Help Communities Flourish, launched yesterday in the House of Lords, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby said: “This report demonstrates the scale and nature of that love for neighbour in practical action. It shows that relationships are at the heart of every community, and that churches are at the heart of local communities. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that the Church is part of the solution for building community blessing at every level.”

Read the full report or download the executive summary here »

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Harvest resources coming soon

We are producing a range of Harvest resources including prayers, reflections and resources for young people that will be available soon.

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Girl Summit 2014 – Add your voice and take a stand

Charles Reed (Mission and Public Affairs) passed this on for circulation:

Dear All

We’ve been asked to share the information below about DFID’s big campaign on Girls & Women on ending Female Genital Mutilation and child, early and forced marriage with the Faith Working Group and wider group.   Grateful if you can pass this on to anyone else you know who might be interested.

Best wishes

Christine

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