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Will your community be going off-grid?
There's a global shift away from old utility models toward self-reliant, local generation and transmission.
A look at community involvement in local planning which can then lead to self-build schemes as well as neighbourhood improvement.
Always with us?
From a book by Dr Liz Theoharis
Dr Liz Theoharis issues a strong theological call for ending systemic poverty in her book, 'Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor'.
Participatory Budgeting - 2
Four Church of Scotland congregations had £5,000 each to distribute and a total of 28 community projects were funded.
Insights into community life
From research Department of Digital, Culture, Medi
Results of the 2016-17 Community Life Survey exploring levels of community cohesion and engagement.
The Church as a therapeutic community
Overcoming social isolation is really important to help people recover from addiction. Therapeutic communities are very powerful because of the interactions between people
Participatory Budgeting - 1
From an article by Jake Carlson, Participatory Bud
Expanding the imagination about democracy could help to focus resources on the projects that are most meaningful to local communities.
Learning to Thrive - Beyond Inequality + Poverty
From a talk by Barry Wright, Principal, Webb Memor
Poverty is simply a symptom of what is going wrong. Rather than fixing what is going wrong, we have to imagine what we would want.
Street Play - communities brought together by kids playing in the road
Closing a street for several hours, several times per year so that kids can play in the street and through that neighbours can meet each other.
Calling People of Goodwill
A compact, pocket-sized booklet helping thoughtful Christians of all traditions to explore the common good in the Bible.
New Parish Conference UK - 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 4th annual New Parish Conference.
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