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A coalition of major UK churches says the Government's Welfare Reform and Work Bill is unpopular, ineffective and immoral. A new report, published by the Baptist Union, Church Action on Poverty, the ...

A week-long, 24-hour prayer event starts in West London this Sunday for the family of murdered schoolgirl Alice Gross. Churches are opening their doors for people to meet and pray across the whole ar...

The Scottish Government says church based community work has never been more important. An event was held at the Scottish Parliament to praise the work of volunteers who make an impact on poverty and...

Church leaders and their congregations could have information on the whereabouts of a vulnerable teenager missing for more than a year. Police are asking them to come forward if they know anything ab...

The executive director of ministry at Christian Vision for Men has told Premier that churches could help curb the loneliness millions of men in Britain are suff A campaign spearheaded by the late MP ...

Four church denominations are uniting to criticise Government proposals on measuring child poverty. The Church of Scotland along with the Methodist, Baptist and United Reformed Churches are criticisi...

Church Action on Poverty has again warned about zero-hours contracts, after the number of workers employed on the controversial work arrangements reached a reco Office for National Statistics (ONS) f...

As churches begin to discuss how they can take steps to enforce the COP21 agreement and create practical change in the world, an environmental adviser has told Revd Lesley Crawley, Diocesan Environm...

A new report is praising the work conducted by churches and faith based organisations in their communities but also encouraging them to explore how they can do Religious think tank Theos says social...

The Church of England has launched a new guide to social media site Instagram as it encourages parishes to reach out to young people. The app, mainly used on phones, sees users share photos with foll...

A church in Sheffield is encouraging British churches to display a second cross outside their building, as a sign of support for those facing religious persecut A member of City Life International Ch...

Churches are being told that carrying out government DBS checks on those working with children is not enough to ensure they are kept safe. The Churches Child Protection Advisory Service (CCPAS) has b...

A group of eight projects have been launched in churches in Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire to help congregants and vicars engage with science.  The programme, funded by Templeton World Charity F...

The Church of England's launched a new resource to help churches mark the Queen's 90th Birthday. Her Royal Highness will celebrate through a number of official events in London between the 10th and 1...

Churches in the north of England are being asked to speak more frankly and openly about mental health issues and depression.  The Methodist Church and other Christian denominations in the North ...

Seven local churches handed out nearly 5,000 fish rolls in Portsmouth on Saturday, to display one of Jesus's most well-known miracles. Worshippers from St Jude's Church in Southsea, together with St ...

Churches are being accused of favouring young people over the elderly. Louise Morse from Pilgrims Friend Care Homes, which are run with a Christian ethos, told Premier's News Hour some churches are n...

Churches across the UK are being reminded of their power to help children stay safe online, as figures show the vast majority have seen or experienced abuse onl Trolling on the internet study* - Cond...

A Christian charity has said churches must continue playing a vital role in their communities, as new figures show community spirit is waning. A study by Aviva found that 70% of people thought that t...

A survey of 55,000 people has found 16-24 year-olds are the most likely to report feeling lonely but Youthscape say the church can help solve this.  A survey for the BBC called the Loneliness Ex...