In this #OneDiocese blog, Will Mansell, Pioneer Minister and Founder of the GRACE Network Social Enterprise shares his passion for creating social change through faith and action.
Tag: social action
Bags of joy at Christmas
Generous people in the Churn Valley Benefice have been donating Bags of Joy to people across the area who have been having a difficult year.
Crowds converge on Cathedral in COP26 gathering
“I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike…” rang out in College Green, outside Gloucester Cathedral on Saturday as 40 cyclists rode into the square.
Church leaders’ appeal for the planet
Pope, Patriarch and Archbishop join together for the first time in urgent appeal for the future of the planet
Be the change you want to see in the world
A blog from the Revd Dr (Mother) Alycia Timmis, Priest-in-Charge, The Northleach Benefice “Justice” is a word we use and hear quite a lot, but what does it mean? ItContinue reading
Safeguarding considerations for online groups
As many church groups are in the process of changing systems and ways they communicate, here’s a quick reminder of a few Safeguarding resources to help answer questions, particularly aroundContinue reading
Modern Slavery: how you can help to take action
Thursday 18th October 2018 is Anti-Slavery Day. There are more than 40 million people around the world trapped in some form of modern slavery – it happens right here in Gloucestershire.
Bishop Rachel leading change to women’s judicial system
The Bishop of Gloucester hosted an event in the House of Lords on Monday 15 October, to challenge the effectiveness of the recently launched Female Offender Strategy. Her aim isContinue reading
Buzzing at Stroud Sacred Music Festival!
Peace breaks out in Stroud; we meet the team behind the festival and find out what it means to the community
Petition to fix Universal Credit
Please could you consider signing the End Hunger UK’s online petition, calling on the government to ‘fix’ Universal Credit to prevent more people going hungry? In areas where Universal CreditContinue reading
Bacon butties fund toilet twin
Eleven toilets have been ‘twinned’ in Cheltenham, following the fundraising efforts of a group of confirmation candidates. Toilet twinning is an initiative where people can donate £60 to help fundContinue reading