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Churches and Community Engagement

Anglican Schools as Diverse, Cohesive Communities – Newman University Research

By | All School Religious Education Projects, Churches and Community Engagement, Interfaith Understanding, RE and Spiritual development in Schools and Colleges, Spiritual Development in Schools and Colleges

How, in practice, do Church of England schools endeavour to create cohesive communities which respect both their Anglican Christian ethos and the diverse, often multi-faith demographic of their student bodies?  This is being explored in Birmingham in case study research…

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Christians in Practice

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Blog, Churches and Community Engagement, Developing Christian Discipleship, Learning for Ministry and Mission, Research & Evaluation

Christians in Practice explores how community activity and Christian learning feed each other.  Based on interviews and surveys with 30 Anglican churches in the Dioceses of Birmingham and Lichfield, the project sought to help congregations Understand better what drives the practical…

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This Is Our Story – The Green Blade Theatre Project

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Christian Faith and the Arts, Churches and Community Engagement, Developing Christian Discipleship | 1,215 Comments

How can creative theatre techniques be used to grow confidence in congregations and extend relationships between churches and their local communities?  ‘This is our Story’, developed by Revd Eva McIntyre and Green Blade Theatre, aimed to explore further.  Over three…

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Evaluating the ‘Enabling Church’ conference of 2014

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Churches and Community Engagement, Developing Christian Discipleship, Research & Evaluation | 1,122 Comments

Every church should become an ‘enabling’ church, including/involving those with deafness, disability and dementia, their families and carers. So advocated the 2014 ‘Enabling Church’ conference organised by Lichfield Diocese and Churches for All. Trust funding helped evaluate the conference’s impact….

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Restore Birmingham – Film and website development

By | All Christian Learning and Discipleship Projects, Churches and Community Engagement, Developing Christian Discipleship | 1,151 Comments

Restore Birmingham is an ecumenical initiative welcoming, assisting and integrating refugees and those seeking sanctuary from persecution. With Trust funding, Restore commissioned a film about their work to assist in training events in local churches, and also a redeveloped website….

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