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New CTBI Director of Justice and Inclusion has been appointed

WPCU for 2019 takes as its theme Justice, and only Justice (Deuteronomy 16:18-20) and comes to us from the Churches of Indonesia. Materials will be available soon on our website.

 

Feed the Hungry is encouraging churches to become involved packing food to feed some of the poorest children around the world.
Materials are available to download, produced by the churches and other groups, to observe Creation Time or the Season of Creation 2018 taking place from 1st September – 4th October 2018.

 

A statement has been released by the Presidents of CTE marking 100 years since the National Day of Prayer called by King George V.
HIGHLIGHTS – RESOURCES

 

Book: Time for Action.  Sexual Abuse, the Churches and a New Dawn for Survivors: The Report to CTBI of the Group Established to Examine Issues of Sexual Abuse.
Theos Report: Christianity and Mental Health: Theology, Activities, Potential.  A report exploring what Christian groups are doing to address mental health today. (2017)

 

NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL ECUMENICAL INSTRUMENTS

 

ACTION OF CHURCHES TOGETHER IN SCOTLAND (ACTS)
The Transition Group greatly values the prayers of the whole people of God as it carries out work following a review of ACTS in 2017 and has made available over the course of thirteen weeks points for prayer, which can be used individually, in a group, or as a congregation.  More

 

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN ENGLAND (CTE)
Read the report on the Spirit of Windrush: A Service of Thanksgiving which was celebrated at Westminster Abbey in late June 2018.  Sermon notes from Joel Edwards are also available.  More

 

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WALES (CYTÛN)
Cytûn Policy Bulletin for August is now available online which outlines work that Cytûn is involved in with churches in Wales.  More

 

IRISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (ICC)
ICC President welcomed the Papal visit for the World Meeting of Families which took place earlier this month.  More

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

Education Sunday.  9th September 2018
Beyond Tea and Biscuits: Extending Hospitality.  14th September 2018,

Sarum College

 

 

Interchurch Families Jubilee Weekend. 13th – 14th October 2018, Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire

 

 

As always, if you have any information from your own church or church organisation that you would like to share with the CTBI community, please do not hesitate to get in touch newsletter@ctbi.org.uk

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