Churches call for end to ‘hostile environment’.

CTBI is looking to recruit for a newly created position of Executive Officer for Justice and Inclusion.  Closing date 29th June 2018.

This year Sea Sunday is marked on 8 July 2018.  It is an opportunity to think and pray about the lives of seafarers and those who minister to them.
During the 70th anniversary of the WCC, Pope Francis affirmed the Catholic Church’s commitment to the ecumenical journey.

Our Weekly Focus features a reflection on a topical issue. With Crisis launching a plan to end homelessness in Great Britain, this week’s looks at ‘home’.
HIGHLIGHTS – RESOURCES

Foundations for Mission: A Study of Language, Theology and Praxis from the UK and Ireland Perspective.
CCME refugee report: Safe Passage.  Aims to summarise some of the current concerns of European churches on EU asylum and migration policy.

 

NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL ECUMENICAL INSTRUMENTS

 

ACTION OF CHURCHES TOGETHER IN SCOTLAND (ACTS)
Following a review carried out in late 2017, a Transition Group is developing its thinking about what ACTS should do and what it should look like in order to enable the churches in Scotland to engage together in the mission of God in our nation and beyond in the coming years.  More

 

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Churches Together in England                                                                   CTE embarked on the next stage of the ecumenical journey.  CTE’s Review of the Year is now available.  More

 

 

 

 

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WALES (CYTÛN)
The Welcome to Wales Course will be taking place 3rd – 5th October 2018; a residential training course for Ministers of Religion who are transferring into Wales from other parts of the UK or further afield.  More

 

IRISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (ICC)
Remembering Srebrenica Memorial Service in Churches. Churches are invited to use materials in a Sunday service on 8th or 15th July, to honour the victims and survivors of the genocide, and to pledge to help create a better society.  More

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Invest in Peace at Methodist Conference.  2nd July 2018, University of Nottingham

 

 

Climate Coalition Speak Up Week of Action.  30th June – 8th July 2018
Sea Sunday 2018.  Marked on 8th July but can be celebrated on any Sunday in the year.

 

 

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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