Entries by Maranda

Refugees, Brexit and Trade, Christian Unity, Peace Sunday

Praying for Refugees Brexit and the Trade Bill Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Short Notes: Peace Sunday, Coming Up This Week’s Readings Praying for Refugees – Saturday On Saturday 26th January, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm at St Clement’s Church in Oxford, CCOW will be offering ‘A time of reflection and refreshment: Praying […]

Congo Church Association – Prayer points for Anglican churches

Anglican churches continue to serve the people [of the DRC] in all manner of ways and make Jesus known: through education in primary and secondary schools, nursing, dentistry and theological colleges, universities Mothers’ Union groups: Bible study, prayer, care for victims of rape and sexual violence, skills-training outreach including Football for peace initiatives care for […]

Eastern DRC Ebola Outbreak

What is Ebola? The World Health Organization (WHO) website offers the following Key Facts: Ebola virus disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola haemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal illness in humans. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission. The average EVD case fatality […]

Troubled Waters, God’s Gifts and Our Response, Nobel Peace Prize, China and Religion – 7/10/18

Troubled Waters God’s gifts and our response Nobel Peace Prize Short Note: China and Religion This Week’s Readings Troubled Waters We start this week by praying for the people affected by the earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi. We remember also the many recovering from recent tropical cyclones and from floods […]

Some Resources on Trade and Brexit

Some briefings Amnesty/Liberty, “Trade Bill briefing for Commons Report Stage”  (focus on scrutiny, power to ministers, impact on domestic policy, 4pp) British Medical Association, “Beyond Brexit: International trade and health” (December 2018, 9pp) European Union Committee, House of Lords, “Brexit: the options for trade” (13 December 2016, 77 pp) Fairtrade Foundation and Traidcraft, “Brexit: Let’s […]

Talking about the heat ….

Talking about the Heat – Talking Points We’ve gathered together information about the current heatwave and climate change for use in conversations or presentations. Research suggests that understanding your audience, establishing common ground and sharing stories all matter more than data in communicating around climate – but sometimes people ask for specific facts, too. So […]

Sharing the Journey of Migrants and Refugees

“This is less about subtle negotiations of words and phrases, and more fully about real people’s lives.” Revd. Rachel Carnegie, Co-Executive Director of the Anglican Alliance In September this year, two major new compacts on migration and refugees will be presented for adoption by member states at the United Nations General Assembly. The Global Compact […]