Church blog

Our church partnerships team is committed to equipping and inspiring people of faith to help us realise our vision of a world where all children and young people are respected, valued and heard.
Lizzie gives up chocolate
Why is Lizzie giving up chocolate this Lent?
06 March 2014
a sign that offers three options: blocked, denied or proceed
As Lent begins, use Benevolent, our app that shows the benefit of sacrificing for Lent, and Janet Morley reflects on what Lent means
05 March 2014
Some of the items - treats, coffee, fizzy drinks - you can give up for Lent
What are you giving up for Lent? BenevoLent will help you motivate while supporting vulnerable children
05 March 2014
Father Rob speaking to a group of children during a messy Christingle service
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
16 February 2014
supporters in school
Sophie from our church partnerships team selects her team's top posts from 2013
12 January 2014
Couple holding a baby
After four weeks preparing and considering the day’s meaning, Christmas is here
25 December 2013
inside the Channel Tunnel, a band plays, a train sits and people prepare to walk
This week marks the 20th anniversary of Le Walk, an event that raised £2m and was the first time since the ice age that humans walked from France to England
15 February 2014
young girl in front of a Christmas tree
Jo explains how a small present can make a big difference to the young people she works with in Nottingham
14 December 2013
a red line on a chart
Our new calculator allows you to get an idea of what the poverty line looks like for a given family type in any year from 2000 to the present.
16 November 2012
adult and young man speaking
Many children in the care system tell us of experiences of powerlessness when decisions are made about their future - but advocates help change that
13 September 2012
The first public session of an inquiry into trafficked children gone missing from care reveals chilling facts and ways of addressing the problem.
25 April 2012
A mother and her four children
Use our calculator to check your eligibility for the warm home discount scheme
06 February 2014