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For the last, for the least, for the lost
A church began to attract people who through illness, poverty and disability were on the margins of society. The church grew and changed through this new life.
The Church of the Table
From a blog by Together for the Common Good
Every day, anybody who wishes to join for lunch can knock at our door. It is a “family table”, everyone is asked to help in some task, like in every family.
U-Turn - a sustainable way to address the needs of the homeless
A pathway out of homelessness which engages the community, links with specialist support services, develops life skills and gets people into employment whilst generating income from social enterprise.
Society's excluded people ten times more likely to die early
From research by Pathway and UCL
Research highlights the extreme rates of death and disease faced by excluded people and lays out clear evidence for interventions that can help save lives.
How to help homeless people
From a booklet by Church Housing Trust
Church Housing Trust practical step by step guide for churches. Information on helping people at different stages of homelessness.
Self-build housing - a win, win, win?
With the housing shortage increasingly acute, groups and LAs around the UK are looking to community self-build as a potential solution.
5 tips to help those on the street
From an article by The Bowery Mission, New York
Lessons from The Bowery Mission, New York, established in 1879 and seeing lives changed every week.
Housing First - experience of a pilot
A blog by Sarah Walters who works for Shelter Manc
In Manchester, Shelter are running a 2 year Housing First pilot working with people with complex needs. Some results are being seen.
A place to call home?
Joint Public Issues Team
A set of six bible studies for small group discussion focusing on a range of issues around housing.
An end to rough sleeping?
Overwhelming evidence supports Housing First, which provides homes alongside support to homeless people with complex needs.
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.
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