Roger Gayler, a 65-year-old vicar of St Mark’s Church at Mark's Gate in Barking and Dagenham is to preach, meet the scouts, speak to schoolchildren, study with his Bishop and collect envelopes door-to-door with just half a beard – for Christian Aid week.
Daleep Mukarji, director of international development agency Christian Aid, says that the UK government needs to do more to help charities working in economically poorer countries during the present financial crisis.
The Baptist Assembly, held this weekend in Bournemouth (1-4 May), passed a resolution condemning the use of ‘Mosquito’ alarms to deter anti-social behaviour amongst young people after a passionate speech from an 18-year old Baptist.
Thousands of people backed a rally in London and services and events across the country yesterday, calling for an amnesty for three quarters of a million migrants described as "undocumented" or "illegal" by the British authorities.
Over 2,000 people have been gathering at the Baptist Union of Great Britain and BMS World Mission's annual assembly in Bournemouth, which ends today. The meeting marks 400 years since the first Baptist church was formed in Amsterdam.
The men at the helm of the UK’s ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms may be boardroom Titans, but few outside the profession have heard of them. Christian Aid hopes that is all about to change, however, with its latest call to action for its supporters