Social Justice

And what does the Lord require of you?

To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God (Micah 6:8)

This page celebrates ways Christians work together for peace, justice and reconcialition in our world

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30 June 2020

Birmingham Christian leaders in call for peaceful protest against racial injustice

Birmingham-based Bishop Mike Royal (Apostolic Pastoral Congress) and Pastor Dave Ellis (Heart of England Baptist Association) are among a group of…

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25 June 2020

Midlands Bishops to join cross-government working group

On Monday 22 June – ‘Windrush Day’ – Home Secretary Priti Patel announced the formation of a new cross-government working…

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25 June 2020

Open letter from West Midlands Methodist Church Leaders

Revd Ian Howarth, Chair of the Birmingham Methodist District, and Revd Rachel Parkinson, Chair of the Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury Methodist…

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Useful Links

Social Justice

Seeking social justice together with others

This page is updated regulary with links to events offering opportunities to engage in issues of social justice.

The Joint Public Issues Team (JPIT) website offers blogs, resources and updates on a range of issues, such as the economy, environment, poverty, migration and politics. JPIT is a collaboration of the Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Church of Scotland, the Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church.

Understanding faith. Enriching society. Theos stimulates the debate about the place of religion in society, challenging and changing ideas through research, commentary and events.

The National Justice and Peace Network is a grassroots body with Catholic roots, working with groups and individuals of all faiths and none, who share its aims and values.

Resources

Social Justice

Churches have long been concerned with fairness in society, particularly related to poverty and homelessness. The Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI) website detail the involvement of a range of churches in social justice.

The website of Justice and Peace Commission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham also offers information and links