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Churches are being encouraged to offer help and support to people addicted to legal highs. Christians Against Poverty wants churches to take part in its Release scheme, which offers support to those ...

Churches are being urged to step up their support for those with alcohol addictions as new stats show the number of drink-related hospital admissions in England Figures from the Health and Social Car...

Sports Chaplaincy UK say churches could engage with local teams and see them through God's eyes.  On National Sports Sunday, Sports Chaplaincy UK are urging Christians to think about how they ca...

Churches are being encouraged to try and open a breakfast club after new research found pupils who eat breakfast are up to twice as likely to do well at school Researchers found a "significant link"...

A mental health charity has told Premier that churches should ensure they know how to deal with young people affected by depression. The recommendation comes as results from a new study reveal nearly...

A Christian addiction expert has warned churches to be on the lookout for the "subtle" signs of alcohol and drug abuse among members. His comments come on the same day that the NSPCC released figures...

Christian mental health organisation Livability has called for churches to be more honest about life's difficulties, following a new report on people's openness A survey by Aviva UK Health found that...

Research which found the vast majority of people in the UK do not know the latest alcohol consumption guidelines has concerned a reformed alcoholic and Christia Theresa John, who has been clean of dr...

There is a call during Prisons Week for more churches to reach out to people who are leaving prison after completing their sentences. The Community Chaplaincy Association hopes stronger engagement wo...

A Christian charity has launched a new resource to equip churches teach an alternative message on Halloween. World Vision UK's Pumpkin Heroes campaign offers Bible-based tools to share the gospel wit...

A church has seen massive growth of their memory café to help older people as analysis has revealed thousands of people with dementia aren't given a care plan. Rev Steve Morris from St Cuthbert's ch...

Churches are being encouraged to set up clothing banks where struggling families can collect free school uniforms. It comes as schools in England reopen after the long summer holiday.Several congrega...

The Children's Society is calling on the Church to help instil confidence in young people following reports that childhood happiness is in decline. The charity's annual report revealed that nearly 25...

A Free Church of Scotland minister in Ayrshire says it's "very important" and "biblical" that churches support people who are affected by severe weather conditi Revd Rory Stott made the comments as a...

Teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds in England are 18 months behind their wealthier classmates when it comes to how well they do in their GCSEs. That is according to a report by the Education Po...

Controversial proposals to outlaw swearing in Rochdale town centre and fine offenders £100 have been welcomed by one local church which is encouraging other co Commenting on plans outlined by Rochda...

Churches are being encouraged to ensure someone on their doors is trained in mental health after Childline revealed more children and young people are contactin The charity said the number of young p...

A memorial service to mark the 20th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrence is held in London today. David Cameron has said the murder of Stephen Lawrence 'sparked monumental change' in Britain...

Fifty buildings have been shortlisted in a new competition giving people the opportunity to vote for their favourite church or chapel in Wales. St Davids Cathedral in Pembrokeshire, the Tabernacle Ch...

Church leaders in Ireland have united to call on politicians to take a "critical opportunity" to restore hope. They've issued a joint statement in response to the fallout following the shooting of Ke...