One year after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the 8th November is declared International Day for Climate-Affected Communities. Simon Chambers from PWRDF reports here from his recent visit to the Philippines and the inspiring work of the Church in relief, restoration and resilience.
A global webinar that took place on Thursday 6th November invited international participants to a panel discussion and Q&A session on how churches and faith groups can respond to modern slavery and human trafficking.
A consultation to share learning from research led by Coventry University, in collaboration with the Anglican Alliance, Coventry Cathedral and Lambeth Palace, brings together worldwide groups to examine the faith role in conflict prevention and early warning.
Anglicans from across the world have gathered today in Rome to start their four-day consultation on the churches’ response to human trafficking and modern slavery.
As the group of 20 (G20) leaders of the richest nations get ready to meet together in Brisbane, Australia on 16th November 2014, the Anglican Alliance is calling for dedicated prayer to ensure the decisions made are for the benefit of all and improve the lives of the most vulnerable.
Worldwide Anglicans will be gathering in Rome, Italy, from 3rd – 7th November 2014 to discuss their churches’ work to end human trafficking and modern slavery. You are invited to join an online webinar on Thursday 6th November to hear more and join the conversation.
Paulo Ueti reports on the successful work of the Episcopal Church of Guatemala to empower women and young people in environmental initiatives, financial management and reducing unemployment, which is now being shared with the Church in El Salvador.
A campaign to tackle domestic violence set up by the Anglican mission agency Us (formerly USPG) has touched the hearts of church-goers in Britain and Ireland.
Josh Perry from Wiltshire, UK, organised an event where churchgoers and others asked their local Member of Parliament (MP) to put climate change high on his agenda.
A statement signed by Archbishop Daniel Yinkah Sarfo, Primate of the Church of West Africa, calls on churches worldwide to “express their solidarity by observing one Sunday as Ebola Sunday, to pray and mobilize resources for the affected areas in West Africa.”
Anglican appeals, which are supporting the churches and agencies responding to the crisis in the region, are linked in this article.