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Health and Care

What we’ve found: regional roundtables on community cohesion

After three weeks of travelling the country virtually, the FaithAction team has currently spoken to members of faith communities in six of the nine English regions, with the final three taking place this week. Our goal was to talk about the role faith communities around […]

BAME communities and the impact of the coronavirus

Over the past months, COVID-19 has brought the UK to a standstill and, in the process, taken countless thousands of lives. Many have been unable to say goodbye to their loved ones or even to hold funerals for them, and despite the gradual slowing of the virus’ spread, the nation is still very much in the grip of the destruction it has caused.

Harnessing Spiritual Capital in the War on COVID-19

Dave Mann, a local pastor at Bonny Downs Baptist Church, in partnership with four churches, runs a free food service that has been oversubscribed by residents who have no recourse to public funds, the elderly and vulnerable, and those waiting for their benefits to come through. He described how the joy on the faces of children […]