Poverty

Oxford churches team up to offer emergency night shelter

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

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 »

Migrant Church

Migrant Church

Saturday 15 March 2016: A day at Ripon College Cuddesdon to consider the important issue of migration for our society and churches. Migrants will share stories and views and there will be opportunities to discuss what the Christian faith has to say about migration. We will learn more about the UK context and policy responses ... Continue Reading »

The Common Good: Christians responding to poverty and inequality

The Common Good: Christians responding to poverty and inequality

On a Saturday morning in March 2015 representatives of some of the churches in the Oxford Archdeaconry met to reflect on and learn about the poverty on our doorstep.We began with a theological reflection on inequality, led by the Revd Susan Durber, Christian Aid’s Theological Advisor.Alison Webster, the Social Responsibility Adviser for the Oxford diocese, ... Continue Reading »