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Good News for the poor
Inspiring stories of kindness and compassion from Church Action on Poverty
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Baptists Together Faith and Society Team
As Christians we are called to link our faith with all aspects of our lives and to engage with contemporary issues which affect our society in general. We want to encourage Baptists to hear the call of the gospel to work for freedom, peace and justice. The Faith and Society Team, alongside the Joint Public Issues Team and others, engages in theological reflection and research to provide information and study resources on a variety of social and political issues as well as topics for prayer.
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#StayandPray - Prayer for Lebanon
We are urged to pray for Lebanon. The pandemic has worsened their economic crisis and their currency has now plummeted to a record low, leading to nationwide mass protests. We pray for peace and for end to the hunger and poverty experienced across the nation.
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Journeys of Hope and Imagination
A beautiful ray of hope in amongst all the racial tension. We have a link to a video produced by ASHA, supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Stoke-on-Trent. And a call to action by the churches' Joint Public Issues Team.
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Black Lives Matter
The Baptist community in the UK has responded in solidarity and protest in the face of the injustice revealed in the brutal death of George Floyd in the USA.
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Coronavirus, Church and You survey
Introducing a survey that's assessing responses to the Covid-19 crisis among churchgoers in the UK - and is seeking responses from Baptists
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Listening to God in Lockdown
Three gifted listeners share what they are hearing during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Stay and Pray
The Joint Public Issues team encourages us to pray for a different justice issue each day during the Coronavirus pandemic. You can sign up for daily email reminders.
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Christian Aid Week
Christian Aid Week With no doorstep collections or community events, Sandbach Christian Aid Group has raised over £2300 through a virtual concert and a sponsored bike ride.
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Video Dave
You’ve not seen him since last July and he doesn’t want you to forget about him!  How Video Dave is coping during lockdown.
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