Faith in Action

Refugee Week 2024- Call to action!

18 Jun 2024

This week is Refugee Week, and it so happens that this year it is falling right in the middle of the general election campaigns. So, here is your call to action: write to your local candidates!  Using the email template attached, write to your local candidates and encourage them to prioritise...

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How Would Jesus Vote? General Election 2024

13 Jun 2024

"The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,  to proclaim the year of the Lord's favour." (Luke 4:...

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Voting: A Brief History of Theology and Democracy

11 Jun 2024

            Democracy is a concept that many of us take for granted, especially those of us who live in the West. Each year the Economist releases their democracy index that provides a full report on the state of democracy...

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Boycotting as Protest

4 Jun 2024

TW: infant death, racism 

boy·cott 

[ˈbɔɪkɒt] 

verb 

withdraw from commercial or social relations with (a country, organisation, or person) as a punishment or protest: 

 

Boycott is not a new idea. It continues to grow in strength as a...

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Subsidiarity and Local Politics

4 Jun 2024

In last week’s Christian Political Action podcast I spoke to Revd Luke Larner about his experience as a priest in the Church of England, practical theology, trade unions, and more. While speaking to Luke about his work in the Church as a priest,...

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Being a Trans* Ally This General Election

3 Jun 2024

Since the General Election was announced, 9 days ago, on the 22nd May The Times has published a piece of writing discussing transgender people and topics 17 times*. They talk about the Scottish Greens, books, women’s sports, puberty blockers (that are apparently now only safe for cis kids with...

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Artists for Change from Church Action on Poverty

31 May 2024

If we ask you to imagine a meeting aimed at ending poverty, what comes to mind, and where are you?

Perhaps you’re thinking of a gathering of professionals in a formal meeting room, discussing strategies and policies. (Exciting? No?)

Perhaps you’re imagining something more dynamic...

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A Quick Guide to the General Election

28 May 2024

On Wednesday the 22nd of May Prime Minister Rishi Sunak made an announcement that the next UK general election will be taking place on the 4th of July 2024. This was unexpected for many and welcomed by many more. We have just under six weeks until the electorate will be able to vote for the...

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Artists for Change from Church Action on Poverty

27 May 2024

If we ask you to imagine a meeting aimed at ending poverty, what comes to mind, and where are you? 

Perhaps you’re thinking of a gathering of professionals in a formal meeting room, discussing strategies and policies. (Exciting? No?) 

Perhaps you’re imagining something more dynamic...

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Introduction to Political Theology

21 May 2024

Welcome to the new series from SCM, Christian Political Action. This is a series of podcasts, blogs and resources designed to equip you with the tools you need to discern what it means to be a politically active and engaged Christian. The series will explore everything from democracy to...

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