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Churches are benefiting from the support of secular charities to serve local communities according to new research. A study by think tank Demos reveals churches are almost four times as likely to par...

The Presbyterian and Catholic churches have openly opposed the motion that has been tabled in the country's assembly, with a vote due to take place on Church groups in Northern Ireland are ...

There is fresh encouragement for churches to be welcoming and outward-looking, after new research found more people don't have even one close friend. Figures from the charity Relate reveal the propor...

Church groups planning a visit from a clown are being urged not to cancel the visit in response to the "killer clown" craze sweeping across Britain. The sinister trend that came across from the Unite...

One Cumbria church hit by bad weather last winter is encouraging others to "get their hands dirty" and help communities across the UK affected by the recent sto The Environment Agency kept 23 flood w...

Churches across the country are being encouraged to have an online presence to promote positive social spaces for the public. It comes after research from The Royal Society for Public Health revealed...

A Christian charity's organising carol services with the hymn Silent Night in churches and sports stadia across the country, commemorating one hundred years sin HOPE together's picked the hymn becaus...

There's a call for churches to do more to discuss mental health as a new poll has found one in three teenagers have considered self-harm. Drug and alcohol charity Addaction's research also found a th...

Christians are being urged to do more to help lonely older people in their community as a bid is launched to recruit 30,000 volunteers to help. Charity Friends of the Elderly is calling for people to...

A Christian charity is calling on churches across the UK to work with them to prevent more people ending their own lives. Christians Against Poverty is making the appeal on the 13th annual World Suic...

Churches and youth workers are being encouraged to get up to speed with social media and the internet to support those who are self-harming. A new poll, commissioned in the run up to Self-Harm Awaren...

Christian charity World Vision is calling on local councils across the UK to 'pull out all the stops' in finding homes for unaccompanied refugee children from E It's after politicians in Westminster ...

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...