Community

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Ekklesia’s proposals for the abolition of legal marriage, to be replaced with civil partnerships, were widely reported in the press and media.

  • 24 Jun 2013

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has encouraged countries to focus on the importance of good governance and efficient public administration.

  • 10 Jun 2013

    The Iona Community is a dispersed Christian ecumenical community working simultaneously for peace and social justice, the rebuilding of human bonds of collaboration locally and globally, and the renewal of worship. This past weekend it has been celebrating its 75th anniversary.

  • 22 May 2013

    The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has been urged to help people ‘Go For It’ through its recently launched community innovation fund.

  • 17 Aug 2012

    Methodist Church leaders are being invited to attend the first meeting of a forum that aims to work with people at engaging in their local communities.

  • 27 Apr 2012

    Ekklesia is working with a major church agency in England (in addition to our work in Scotland and possibilities in Wales) around the theme of 'community transformation'.

  • 8 Feb 2012

    The competitive nature of the top-down, corporate capitalist system means we can never truly be 'all in this together', says Jonathan Bartley. All we do is sacrifice the most vulnerable for the sake of maintaining an unjust order. Economic alternatives are essential, and go well beyond statism.

  • 18 Mar 2011

    On Wednesday 16 March I clambered onto a bus heading for Deptford Bridge in South London. It was an articulated, crocodile bus that can barely see what its back end is doing, and it was rammed. In fact, it was so rammed that I couldn’t get my Oyster payment card to the unmanned scanner halfway down the bus.

  • 16 Aug 2010

    World Christian leaders are paying tribute to the ecumenical community of Taizé in eastern France, which marks its foundation in 1940.

  • 22 Jun 2010

    We need to be vigilant to be sure that budget day is not also doomsday for local communities, especially the vulnerable for whom community and faith organisations exist, says Vaughan Jones, probing behind the government's 'big society' rhetoric and asking how the civil sector will be resourced and supported in a constrained market environment.