Acts 435 – making online giving easy

Up and down the country, people are struggling financially due to low income, zero hour contracts, redundancies, benefits sanctions and ill health.  However a Church-led, online charitable giving site is giving people the opportunity to offer financial assistance to those struggling in their local community.

Called ACTS 435, the initiative was set up by the Archbishop of York in 2010. It was inspired by the works of the early church, as described in the Acts 4:32 to 4:35. The early disciples of the risen Christ shared their possessions, and passed money to the apostles to give to anyone who had need. Read more »

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January 2017: exploring a world of faith

Rebecca Swansbury and Lis Webb are Diocesan Specialist Teachers (DSTs), which means that they work alongside the Children, Schools and Young People team, to offer specific expertise and training in Religious Education. They talk about church schools and preparing the younger generation for life in a multicultural world.