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Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 13, 2021 at 8:05 AM

Join us online for our annual conference on 20 November

Dear John Join us at our conference on 20 November We invite you to join us online for our annual conference and AGM. Gather with people from across the UK who are part of the movement to end UK poverty. Explore how we can uphold dignity, agen…
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October 12, 2021 at 12:44 PM

Making food, making friends - buy the new cookbook from Self-Reliant Groups

Dear John Church Action on Poverty is delighted to announce the publication of Our Cookery Book, an inspirational cookbook compiled by members of the Self-Reliant Groups (SRGs) we support in the North West. Making food, making friends SRG members share…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Ask your local MP and councillors to challenge poverty

Dear John We hope you're looking forward to Challenge Poverty Week, starting next Monday. Maybe you're planning to attend an event online or in your area. Whether or not you're able to attend an event, here's a simple action you can take to be part of Chall…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
September 30, 2021 at 9:33 AM

2 weeks until Challenge Poverty Week!

Dear John It's two weeks until Challenge Poverty Week in England and Wales (11–17 October)! Church Action on Poverty is excited to be coordinating events being organised by inspiring organisations throughout both countries. Please spread the word, and join …
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
September 23, 2021 at 9:54 AM

Latest news from Church Action on Poverty - and join us for our conference on 20 November

Dear John You can now read the autumn issue of our SPARK newsletter online - click here!  SPARK is Church Action on Poverty's print newsletter, circulated to all of our supporters three times a year. The autumn 2021 issue is on its way out to all our suppor…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
September 15, 2021 at 10:20 AM

Seeking food justice in York - a story from Church Action on Poverty

Dear John In September, Church Action on Poverty's 2021 calendar story features food justice campaigners Mary Passeri and Sydnie Corley How do we recognise and uphold the dignity, agency, and power of people in poverty? How do we ensure people with first-h…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
September 13, 2021 at 9:56 AM

Apologies - correct link for church leaders' letter

Dear John Apologies – there was a technical error with this action earlier today, which prevented people from signing the letter. It has now been corrected, so please try aagin to sign the letter if you wish to do so. Church leaders - please sign our letter…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
September 13, 2021 at 8:05 AM

Church leaders - please call on the Government to Keep the Lifeline!

Dear John Church leaders - please sign our letter to the Prime Minister and ask him to Keep the Lifeline At the beginning of October, the Government plans to cut Universal Credit by £20 a week, reducing the already precarious incomes of families across the …
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
August 12, 2021 at 3:00 PM

The story of a food and community revolution

Dear John At Newquay Community Orchard, local people are growing and learning together This month, we're pleased to share a story from another of Church Action on Poverty's partners: Newquay Community Orchard in Cornwall. At Newquay Communi…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
July 23, 2021 at 8:05 AM

"You are worthy. Don't ever give up."

Dear John "You are worthy. Don't ever give up." Monica Gregory, who works with homeless people in Oxford, has been speaking out as part of Church Action on Poverty's Food Power programme. In this new video, she talks about the importance of dignity, age…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
July 22, 2021 at 9:13 AM

Save the date: Challenge Poverty Week 2021, 11-17 October

Dear John After the success of the first Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales in 2020, it's back again this year. If you're involved with a church or project tackling poverty in your community, we'd like to invite you to be part of Challenge Poverty Wee…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
July 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Poetry for social change - read about Church Action on Poverty's 2020 poet in digital residence

Dear John Poet Matt Sowerby harnesses the power and resolve of people in poverty Matt started using his skills as a route to social justice when he became involved in the End Hunger UK campaign. From there, he hasn’t looked back.  In 2020, he was poe…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
July 2, 2021 at 2:30 PM

Urgent action needed! Invite your MP to attend a backbench debate on the impact of Covid-19 on household debt

Dear John We need your help. Write to your MP to seek solutions to the impact of Covid-19 on household debt. The UK may be gradually returning to normal, but for many in the UK, the end of restrictions will not mean the end of the fallout from Covid-19. As …
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
June 21, 2021 at 3:27 PM

Activism, struggle and superpowers: working with Church Action on Poverty

Dear John At Church Action on Poverty we've enjoyed working with Scouse writer-actor Ellis Howard over the past year. Together we've been helping people channel their experiences of poverty and struggle into powerful activism. In this new video, Ellis expla…
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June 14, 2021 at 2:43 PM

25 years of anti-poverty activism - read Wayne Green's story

Dear John In June, Church Action on Poverty's 2021 calendar story features activist Wayne Green How do we recognise and uphold the dignity, agency, and power of people in poverty? How do we ensure people with first-hand insights are heard and heeded? How d…
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June 9, 2021 at 9:58 AM

Podcast to End Poverty - new episode out now

Dear John The Podcast to End Poverty: listen to the new episode now! For Church Action on Poverty's latest podcast episode, our Director Niall Cooper sat down with Wayne Green to discuss his 25 years of activism. From his experience speaking out at the UK…
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May 21, 2021 at 8:05 AM

Summer news from Church Action on Poverty - download newsletter now

Dear John You can now read the summer issue of our SPARK newsletter online - click here!  SPARK is Church Action on Poverty's print newsletter, circulated to all of our supporters three times a year. The summer 2021 issue is on its way out to all our suppo…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
March 18, 2021 at 1:16 PM

Check out our latest highlights from our blog

Dear John We'd like to draw your attention to some of the stories, resources and reflections that we've shared on Church Action on Poverty's blog recently: 7 ways a Your Local Pantry could help YOUR neighbourhood Demand for Your Local Pantry shops and social supe…
Niall Cooper, Church Action on Poverty · [email protected]
March 12, 2021 at 9:30 AM

Put your faith into action: support people in poverty speaking truth to power

Dear John Put your faith into action: support people in poverty speaking truth to power "Part of God's character is a massive concern for people in poverty and for people who are victims of injustice. Therefore one of the things that Christians are called to do, to worshi…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
February 22, 2021 at 5:01 PM

Church Action on Poverty Sunday - give, act and pray with us

Dear John Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2021 - give, act and pray with us This year's Church Action on Poverty Sunday has been an inspiring and powerful event despite the difficulties of gathering during lockdown. We very much enjoyed joining over 10…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
February 12, 2021 at 4:59 PM

One week to go - join us online for Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Dear John Church Action on Poverty Sunday – book a place at our special service on 21 February Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2021 is just one week away.  If you're not able to organise a service in your own church because of the pandemic, we invite you…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
February 10, 2021 at 2:00 PM

Dignity, choice and hope in a time of crisis - hear about the impact of Your Local Pantry

Dear John Your Local Pantry: A triumph of community resilience, offering dignity, choice and hope in a time of crisis In the midst of the dark times, the rapid growth of the Your Local Pantry network across the country offers a beacon of hope, de…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
February 5, 2021 at 12:54 PM

Church Action on Poverty Sunday – book a place at our special service on 21 February

Dear John Church Action on Poverty Sunday – book a place at our special service on 21 February Just another reminder that Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2021 will be on 21 February, on the theme of 'New Wineskins'.  If you're not able to organise a serv…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
February 2, 2021 at 12:58 PM

"Everyone should be treated with dignity and respect" Hear form Church Action on poverty partner the Cedarwood Trust

Dear John How do we recognise and uphold the dignity, agency and power of people in poverty? How do we ensure people with first-hand insights are heard and heeded? How do we bring together all our myriad experiences, skills and resolve, to break free from…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
January 26, 2021 at 12:39 PM

This Valentine's, ask your MP to help end child poverty

Dear John As a member of the End Child Poverty coalition, Church Action on Poverty invites you to take action as part of our new campaign: This Valentine’s, ask your MP to help end child poverty During the Covid-19 pandemic, we have all suffered, but som…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
January 22, 2021 at 12:02 PM

Church Action on Poverty's newsletter is available to read online

Dear John You can now read the winter issue of our SPARK newsletter online - click here!  SPARK is Church Action on Poverty's print newsletter, circulated to all of our supporters three times a year. The winter 2021 issue is on its way out to all our suppo…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
January 19, 2021 at 12:49 PM

Join us at a national service for Church Action on Poverty Sunday, 21 February

Dear John Church Action on Poverty Sunday – book a place at our special service on 21 February Just another reminder that Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2021 will be on 21 February, on the theme of 'New Wineskins'.  If you're not able to organise a serv…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
January 11, 2021 at 1:50 PM

Be part of Church Action on Poverty Sunday on 21 February

Dear John We wanted to remind you that Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2021 will be on 21 February, on the theme of 'New Wineskins'. Lockdown means that churches will not be able to gather in person this year, but we are supporting churches to be part of th…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
January 8, 2021 at 10:50 AM

Dignity, agency and power in 2021 - get your reduced price desk calendar!

Dear John Dignity, agency and power in 2021: desk calendars still available 2020 was a challenging year for all of us. We wanted to mark this new year by sharing stories of hope for the future. Our 2021 desk calendar features photos and stories from 12 of…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
January 5, 2021 at 7:07 PM

Reset the Debt - new episode of the Podcast to End Poverty out now

Dear John The Podcast to End Poverty: listen to episode 5 now! In Church Action on Poverty's latest podcast episode, we talk to our Director Niall Cooper about the campaign to Reset The Debt. Hear how people are being swept into unjust, unmanageable debt …
Felicity Guite · [email protected]
December 18, 2020 at 3:07 PM

Don't miss Marcus Rashford's documentary, Feeding Britain's Children, Monday 7pm, BBC1

Dear John Earlier this year our offices hosted  Marcus Rashford and Dame Emma Thompson, along with Children's Right2Food Ambassadors Tia, Robyn and Tyler. You can see them all in the new documentary Feeding Britain's Children, Monday 21st December, 7 pm on BBC1.        …
Felicity Guite · [email protected]
December 7, 2020 at 5:21 PM

Join our Christmas Gathering on the Margins

Dear John Gathering on the Margins, Tuesday 15th December, 2-3 pm Join us for a Christmas Gathering on the Margins  on Tuesday 15th, 2 - 3 pm on Zoom. An opportunity to connect with people across the country to hear each other’s stories, and share some Christmas cheer. J…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
December 4, 2020 at 9:05 AM

Give, act and pray with us on 21 February, Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Dear John Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2021 will be on 21 February, on the theme of 'New Wineskins'. We invite you to join churches across the UK and be part of this special day: Give, act and pray to ensure people on the margins are fully involved i…
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December 3, 2020 at 3:02 PM

Count down to Christmas with Church Action on Poverty's online Advent calendar

Dear John Count down to Christmas with Church Action on Poverty's Advent calendar It has been a tough year for many of us. So at Church Action on Poverty, we wanted to close the year with some light-hearted fun, and celebrate all the ways our partners across…
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November 23, 2020 at 4:07 PM

Stop families being weighed down by debt - we need church leaders to sign this open letter

Dear John We're looking for church leaders to sign our open letter to the Chancellor This Christmas, millions of families are being weighed down by debt because of Covid-19. We need the government to take urgent and conclusive action to address this crisis.…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
November 19, 2020 at 11:02 AM

New episode of the Podcast to End Poverty – listen now!

Dear John The Podcast to End Poverty: listen to episode 4 now! In Church Action on Poverty's latest podcast episode, Tracey and Dylan from Thrive Teesside talk about their new book, and why communities need to not only speak up, but to have their views ta…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
November 6, 2020 at 2:30 PM

You're invited to Church Action on Poverty's annual conference online on 21 November

Dear John You're invited to Church Action on Poverty's annual, online conference - click here to book a free place Join us online for Church Action on Poverty’s 2020 conference and AGM at 10am on Saturday 21 November. As we enter a second national …
Felicity Guite · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 5:01 PM

Stay Connected update from Church Action on Poverty

Dear John Second Class Citizens: disabled people in austerity Britain Join us for a stimulating hour with Stef Benstead, independent researcher, author and disabled activist, will be talking about her book Second Class Citizens: The treatment of disabled people in au…
Felicity Guite · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 4:55 PM

Second Class Citizens: Disability, poverty and welfare

Dear John Our next virtual event will be on Tuesday 3rd November exploring disability, poverty and welfare. Join us: Tuesday 3 November, 2pm Join our 60-minute virtual gathering on Zoom and Facebook Live at 2pm on Tuesday 3rd November Join us on Zoom or watch on Facebook…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 9:05 AM

New Bible studies from Church Action on Poverty - great for Lent programmes

Dear John Life-Changing Stories: new Bible studies from Church Action on Poverty We're delighted to announce the publication of our new series of Bible studies. Life-Changing Stories features five studies on the book of Acts. We look in depth at this story o…
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October 23, 2020 at 10:24 AM

No child should go to bed hungry – sign Marcus Rashford's petition to end child food poverty

Dear John No child should go hungry – sign the petition now "In 2020, no child in the UK should be going to bed hungry, nor should they be sat in classrooms concerned about how their younger siblings are going to eat that day, or how they are going to acces…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 22, 2020 at 12:43 PM

Give, Act and Pray with us on 28 Feb, Church Action on Poverty Sunday

Dear John Church Action on Poverty Sunday 2021 will be on 28 February, on the theme of 'New Wineskins'. We invite you to join churches across the UK and be part of this special day: Give, act and pray to ensure people on the margins are fully involved i…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 20, 2020 at 12:38 PM

Thanks to everyone who was part of Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales!

Dear Dear John Thank you to everyone who got in involved in the first Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales! Last week was an opportunity to speak up, and for voices that are often ignored to be heard loud and clear. We showed that a better, more compassionate society, in …
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 10, 2020 at 8:05 AM

Support is building for action to #ResetThe Debt - please add your voice

Dear John This week, almost 500 people have emailed their MPs and called for action to cancel Covid debt, so that people won't be swept into poverty by the pandemic. Our campaign has been widely featured in the media. Please add your voice now, and call for…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 12:12 PM

CORRECTED LINKS for Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales

Dear John Apologies - this email went out earlier with broken links for the events. Pease disregard our previous message, and use the links in this email. Only four days until Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales: 12–18 October!  Check out our featured events which inc…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 8, 2020 at 11:18 AM

Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales: four days to go!

Dear John Only four days until Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales: 12–18 October!  Check out our featured events which include a film premiere, the launch of an anthology of lockdown poetry, and feature events on race, class and gender, LGBTQ+ poverty, a showcase of …
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
October 4, 2020 at 8:05 AM

Reset the Debt - email your MP now

Dear John Since the beginning of lockdown, an estimated six million people in the UK have fallen behind on one or more household bills, with poorest households hit the hardest. For example... Leonie had been doing shift work through an agency for several y…
Felicity Guite · [email protected]
September 18, 2020 at 3:36 PM

Gathering on the Margins

Dear John Gathering on the Margins, Tuesday 22nd Spetember, 2-3 pm The next of our monthly Gathering on the Margins sessions will be on Tuesday 22nd September, 2 - 3 pm on Zoom. These gatherings are an opportunity to connect with people across the country to hear each ot…
Church Action on Poverty communications · [email protected]
September 17, 2020 at 11:42 AM

Church Action on Poverty's autumn newlsetter is available to read online now

Dear John You can now read the autumn issue of our SPARK newsletter online - click here!  SPARK is Church Action on Poverty's print newsletter, circulated to all of our supporters three times a year. The autumn 2020 issue will be on its way out to all our …
Felicity Guite · [email protected]
September 4, 2020 at 5:11 PM

The Collective

Dear John The Collective, Tuesday 15th Spetember, 2 pm The Collective is Church Action on Poverty's new monthly show that brings together inspiring stories from across the country of collective action to promote dignity, agency and power. If you missed our first episode …