Jesus spent his life and ministry breaking down barriers and speaking out against all that made people less than human.
As an organisation we are committed to doing the same. Our work isn’t just about providing a sticking plaster when things go wrong for children. We are committed to speaking out to local councils and government to mend the systems that trap children in vicious cycles of disadvantage and neglect.
We have prayers, church magazine articles, and worship materials supporting our current campaigns. Use these to bring the issues before God and to inspire your congregation to speak out for lasting change.
How strong is your Faith in Politics?
On Saturday 28 February 2015, The Children’s Society, Christian Aid and Greenbelt are bringing people together to find out what our faith has got to do with poverty and public life, why politics matters and how we can create positive change through campaigning.
There’ll be workshops, learning and ideas sharing. Dr Rowan Williams will open the day and there’ll be many more interesting speakers to share their insights.
The Debt Trap
The vast majority of parents try to build normal lives for their children, but too often unmanageable debt wrecks their efforts. A simple setback can push families into The Debt Trap.
Get involved in The Debt Trap
Debt can damage a child’s mental and physical health. It can undermine relationships with peers and their school experiences, and cause long-term harm to a child’s life.
Please join us, the Archbishop of York and more leaders in support our campaign.
Find out how you can get involved in The Debt Trap.
Behind cold doors
More than three million families are likely to cut back on food so they can pay their energy bills this winter.
Please join us in asking the government to ensure no child’s health suffers because of a cold home, and use our church magazine article to ask others to do the same.
End Forced Destitution
The asylum system often lets down young people and their families, leaving them vulnerable and forced to survive far below the poverty line.