Shape

Do you want to unlock the gifts of your congregation and help them to become more confident of using them in God’s service? In one small church in the diocese, half the regular congregation (14 from usual Sunday attendance of 25-30) enthusiastically opted in to the SHAPE course.   SHAPE was first developed by Amiel … Continue Reading »

Oxford churches team up to offer emergency night shelter

CHURCHES are getting together to offer emergency night shelter accommodation for the homeless in Oxford this winter. During the coldest months of the year, beginning this January until the end of March, churches of all denominations will be setting up temporary beds for the growing numbers of homeless people in the city. St Aldate’s Church … Continue Reading »

Homelessness: What to do if a person is either sleeping rough or is in danger of becoming homeless

Homelessness What to do if a person is either sleeping rough or is in danger of becoming homeless If already rough sleeping, establish exactly where they will sleep that night Contact the Outreach Team online at streetlink.org.uk as this ensures your call is registered. Their local telephone number is 01865 304611. If they are at … Continue Reading »