Where mercy and justice meet
Social action: what does the future hold?
Martin Charlesworth's keynote talk from the main morning session at the Jubilee+ Churches that Change Communities conference 2016.

Conference Jubilee+
October
29
2016
Speaker
Martin Charlesworth
The disintegration of mission
Krish Kandiah from Home for Good was our guest keynote speaker in the main afternoon session at the Jubilee+ Churches that Change Communities conference 2016.

Conference
October
29
2016
Speaker
Krish Kandiah
Seminar: Asylum seekers & refugees
How can local churches better address the needs of asylum seekers and refugees? A TED talk style seminar with three speakers, followed by Q&A.

Refugees and asylum seekers Conference
October
29
2016
Speaker
Julian Prior, Karina Martin & Ed Walker
Seminar: Being good news to the poor
Angela shared from her experience, teaching and equipping us on how to bring dignity, hope and a new way of seeing themselves to those who have experienced poverty, oppression and exclusion.

Attitudes to poverty Church
October
29
2016
Speaker
Angela Kemm
Seminar: Business for good
Can you and your church serve the poor without draining your resources? Create income as well as spend it? Create jobs and training? Provide opportunities to entrepreneurs in the church that bless others? Do business without losing […]

Business for good Conference
October
29
2016
Speaker
Julian Prior, Kate Welch & Steve Whittington
Seminar: Myth of the undeserving poor
Following on from the theme of our book of the same name, this seminar explores how our attitudes to the poor are shaped, and how as Christians and churches we can reflect on and respond to the challenge of Scripture.

Attitudes to poverty Conference
October
29
2016
Speaker
Natalie Williams
Selected Series
Churches that Change Communities 2015
[ 10 Episodes ] 17 October 2015 - 17 October 2015
Main sessions and seminars from the 2015 Jubilee+ conference in East Grinstead
10
Biblical Basis for Social Action (Keynote)
Martin Charlesworth gives the morning keynote session at Churches that Change Communities 2015. He revisits the biblical basis for social action and shares a vision of a significant increase in needs and the role that the church is […]

Conference
October
17
2015
Speaker
Martin Charlesworth
09
History of Foodbanks (Keynote)
Chris Mould, Chair of Trussell Trust, gives the afternoon keynote at Churches that Change Communities 2015. He traces the history of foodbanks, the increasing needs in society and potential next directions.

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Chris Mould
08
Volunteers - Mobilising, Managing and Motivating (Seminar)
Volunteers, the backbone of Church social action. Drawing on their experience of building and running church based social action projects over the past 25 years, Pete and Sue share strategies, resources, insights and tips on how to […]

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Peter and Sue Lyndon
07
Local Church - Doing Business for Social Benefit (Seminar)
Almost 3,000 people per week come through the doors of the Hastings Centre - the building owned by King's Church Hastings. Following its refurbishment in 2013, the business has facilitated the church's vision to use the building for […]

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Paul Mann
06
A Robust Theology for Social Action (Seminar)
It is vital that social engagement and social action is securely rooted in a biblical mandate. It is also vital to identify the role of social engagement within the life and work of local churches. We look at these vital issues in this seminar.

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Martin Charlesworth
05
Empowering the Poor (Seminar)
People who have battled with poverty and oppression may need encouragement and a change of mindset in how they view themselves and the way ahead. We can offer dignity, hope and a new way of seeing themselves through breaking old habit […]

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Angela Kemm
04
Myth of the Undeserving Poor (Seminar)
When you think of poverty in Britain today, do you picture innocent children going without food or scroungers lounging on the sofa all day watching TV and cheating on benefits claims? For Christians, what we think about the poor in […]

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Natalie Williams
03
Foodbank… What next? (Seminar)
Many churches and communities have been mobilised to respond to the food poverty crisis in the UK by establishing local Foodbanks. Having established an effective organisation, the question arises - What else can we do? Are there other […]

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Adrian Curtis
02
Leading a Church Growing in Social Action (Seminar)
With so many pressures on the human and material resources of the local church, how is it possible to sustain a growing involvement in the life and problems of the community, at the same time as maintaining a healthy church, firing […]

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Simon Elliott
01
Research - Demonstrating the impact we are making (Seminar)
This seminar presents findings from recent Jubilee+ research projects into parent / toddler groups and elderly care and aims to provide participants with information and ways of thinking which will help projects to explain more coherently […]

 
October
17
2015
Speaker
Andy Biggs

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