Submerging Church?

Supporting faith-based community work in deprived areas

July 2012

Leading a church or running a community group in a deprived area is very challenging, as well as rewarding. At Church Urban Fund, we are committed to supporting those who serve these communities, as they live and work alongside some of the poorest and most marginalised people in England.

Tackling Poverty 2012

A report on Church Urban Fund's annual conference

May 2012

Church Urban Fund’s annual Tackling Poverty conference - held at the St George’s Centre in Leeds - brought together nearly 300 church leaders and Christian workers from England’s most deprived communities as part of a growing movement of Christians tackling poverty in this country.

Power, Poverty and the Church

January 2012

How can we build a movement of Christians committed to tackling poverty in this country? And how can we help churches to engage more effectively with those in power?

Organised jointly by Church Urban Fund, Church Action on Poverty and St John’s Waterloo, this workshop brought together church leaders, activists and anti-poverty charities from across denominations to begin to address these questions.