Contact
Streaming
Map
 
Enriching lives

Christian Aid Week

Home » News » Christian Aid Week
AMC Christian Aid 2016

House-to-house collecting is how Christian Aid Week began, and it still raises an incredible £6.5m across Britain and Ireland every year. For thousands of churches, including ours, it's a vital part of their mission and how they demonstrate God's love for our neighbours. So next week, 15-21 May, several of us will be out knocking on doors.

Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty. It works globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. It is part of a wider movement for social justice.

The house-to-house collections will help to provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Thought For
Arthur Sara: Mon 18 Jan 5:00am

This week, we look at the prophet Amos. Arthur begins with a lament from Amos 5:1-7.and its message for us today.A Lament and Call to Repentance1 Hear this word, Israel, this lament I take up concerning you: 2 "Fallen is Virgin Israel, never to rise again, deserted in her own land, with no one to lift her up." 3 This is what the Sovereign LORD says to Israel: "Your city that...

Thought For
Rev. Richard Atkinson: Sat 16 Jan 5:00am

Richard reflects on aspects of this passage about the angelic visitor that Paul speaks of in Acts 12:1-18.Peter's Miraculous Escape From Prison1 It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. 2 He had James, the brother of John, put to death with the sword. 3 When he saw that this met with approval among the Jews, he...

Thought For
Ken Harris: Fri 15 Jan 5:00am

Cornelius and the account of him in Acts 10:1-47, is Ken's topic today.Cornelius Calls for Peter1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion in what was known as the Italian Regiment. 2 He and all his family were devout and God-fearing; he gave generously to those in need and prayed to God regularly. 3 One day at about three in the afternoon he had a vision. He distinctly...