Advent: The importance of prophecy
Sharing prophetic visions requires bravery because speaking truth to power is often not easy or comfortable. Bishop Tim encourages us to pray for the courage to be brave and truthful.
267 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.
Advent: Harriet Tubman and the promised land
Can we find joy and beauty in the midst of struggle? Today Graham Sparkes draws us close to reveal the contextual layers behind Jacob Lawrence’s painting. The joy and beauty of Harriet Tubman leading hundreds of slaves to freedom is sharply contrasted against the reality that they needed to be freed in the first place.
Our role is both to celebrate stories of joy and beauty, and to be those who are making these stories reality today.
Nick Clegg: ‘An extra 1.3 million infants are benefitting from free school meals’
The deputy prime minister praises our ‘excellent campaign’ in support of free school meals for infants
A warm message from Lurine Cato in support of Christingle
Lurine Cato is supporting The Children’s Society’s annual festive campaign, Christingle, which is raising money for the charity’s work with children whose lives are blighted by poverty.
Breaking Barriers: The funding challenge
Our new report highlights major changes to funding for early intervention services and we've produced an interactive map to breakdown the changes locally.
A commendation and skyrocketing blog stats
Our blog received a commendation at this year's Social Buzz Awards
Teenage neglect: past, present and future
How The Children’s Society has worked with neglected teenagers for the past 132 years
Meet the winners of this year's Over the Rainbow awards
We honoured many young people and their achievements earlier this year - have a look at their accomplishments
'This event has already shown us just how generous and kind strangers can be'
Liz Hart, one of our supporters in the West Midlands, writes about co-organising a Bake and Brew coffee morning and quilt-knitting event
The Debt Trap exposes the impact that living with debt has on children
In support of our new report, Paul Blomfield MP shares a constiutent's story and emphasises the need to tackle problem debt