Three British Churches have expressed hope about concrete disarmament measures following the the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee meeting in New York. But they want the UK to scrap its Trident weapons.
Three Free Church leaders have added their voices to the Church of England and the Church of Scotland’s in reminding the PM that not acting urgently at the Copenhagen climate conference would be a “moral failure”.
The first UK Christian denomination to employ young people in a new youth strategy has pushed the boundaries of youth participation and aims to make a wider impact on society as well as on its own culture.
Global issues, poverty, the needs of children and ecumenical cooperation were high on the agenda when the Methodist Council, which oversees the work of the Church in Britain, met from 16-17 February 2009.
The Methodist Church is investing £7 million over ten years in a major new initiative designed to reach out to young adults who have no contact with the church, following research that shows elements of recovery.
The Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church are leading the way in responding to an Africa Day of Prayer in which the suffering people of Zimbabwe will be held in the thoughts and intentions of participants.
Sarah Malik, the new Youth President of the Methodist Church in Britain, talks about her role, her hopes for change in church and society, the need to empower young people, and her personal sense of vocation.