Carolyn Kinsman, 13/12/2017
A study by Young Minds has revealed the pressure that COVID-19 and lockdown has put on young people. Find out how our Bradford Centre of Mission are going the extra mile to offer practical, emotional and spiritual support to the young people at a distance
Susan* was worried because she couldn't get the household items social services told her she needed, but Church Army Evangelist Jane has the right connections to get her the items she needed. (*name changed)
Shocking stats from the Trussell Trust show a massive increase in food parcels being distributed by foodbanks due to COVID-19. Church Army key workers are helping respond to this need.
Our evangelists change lives by bringing hope to people. In Glencairn, Pioneer Evangelist Stephen Whitten is giving people a sense of purpose and community through a garden.
Stephen's* life was chaotic; suffering from schizophrenia and struggling with alcohol abuse, Stephen lost his job and flittered away his inheritance. It is a cycle that many find impossible to get out of. A story from Scunthorpe.
Our evangelists change lives by bringing hope to people. Amy Hayes, Pioneer Evangelist at the Selby Centre of Mission runs the weekly JAFFA afterschool club at one of the local primary schools.
Hackney’s diversity is part of its beauty, but also part of its challenge to gospel change. With wealth and technology set against high crime rates and deprivation, establishing a Christian community that meets the needs of all seems almost impossible.
Gill has lived on the Caia Park estate in Wrexham, for the past 32 years. After a few tough years, and walking away from her faith, she has come back to church and to God.
Colin* grew up with no support, no encouragement and no aspirations. In adulthood he fell into a life scarred by addiction to alcohol and drugs. But that wasn't the end of Colin's story...
Megan lives on the Caia Park estate in Wrexham, one of the most deprived estates in the Wales. Megan had never heard about Jesus or had positive role models until she started coming to the Tin Can Youth Hut.
Zeenat, an IT trainer, found herself homeless and sleeping on buses. Helped by the Marylebone Project's drop-in centre, she is desperate to find a stable home and return to work. Read and watch Zeenat sharing her story... (Photo credit: Jeremy Selwyn)
Talented violinst, Cambridge degree, homeless and being helped by our Marylebone Project. Sophia shares her story of mental illness and homeless so voices like hers are heard. Sophia shares more in this video and article...
Carolyn Kinsman, 13/12/2017