Wrapping up the successes of 2015
Christmas is a time for reflection, and as we celebrate the 12 days of Christmas, we thought we’d share 12 amazing things we achieved together in 2015.
Why We Love Messy Christingle
Learn how many children making Christingle candles makes for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas.
Advent: ‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’
‘Who is my mother? Who are my brothers?’ 2000 years ago Jesus asked this question. Today, Krish Kandiah asks the same of us…
Advent: More than a woman’s song
Mary, a young girl, praises God for all that he has done for her, despite her circumstances. John Bell explores her exhortation, how it celebrates women, and points to the goodness of God.
Thank you for supporting us at Christingle!
For many of us, Christingle is one of the highlights of the Christmas season. This year, we've seen many great tweets and posts from your Christingle. We collected just a few of our favourites below.
If you're going to be at a Christingle soon, we would love to share in the event with you - share a photo with us on Twitter, using the #Christingle hashtag.
A dark day for families fleeing war and persecution
Drastic cuts to support for asylum seekers are forcing families to live on just £5 a day.
Jade Ewen: Being a young carer 'made me stronger than I realise'
Singer, songwriter and actress Jade Ewen writes: 'I didn’t realise I was something that’s called a young carer. I’m still finding out how that has shaped who I am now'
268 years of Christingle
For our first Christingle service, held in December 1968 at Lincoln Cathedral, we expected 300 people but some 1500 attended the celebration.
Lords support our changes to the law that 'naming' children is 'shaming'
Yesterday, peers voiced their support for changes we proposed to stop the ‘naming and shaming’ of children involved in anti-social behaviour
BenevoLent: The top five things people gave up for Lent, 2009-15
We compiled data from the past seven years to tally the top five things people have given up for Lent.