Community

  • June 10, 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.

  • May 22, 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.

  • August 17, 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.

  • April 27, 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'.

  • February 8, 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.

  • March 18, 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.

  • August 16, 2010

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

  • June 22, 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.

  • June 6, 2010

    The horror that was visited on West Cumbria on 2 June 2010 has been met with considerable dignity and emotional continence by the people of those shocked communities.

  • July 5, 2009

    The Communities First Association (CFA), a fast-growing inter-church movement based in the United States, has been formally launched at the beginning of July 2009.