Restore supporting refugees through challenges and opportunities….

We are all horrified by the war in Ukraine that now appears daily in the news and the devastating impact on millions of people there.  It’s been extremely heartening to hear of the response to the Homes for Ukraine scheme where British people are taking up the opportunity to generously host Ukrainian refugees.  There’s a … Read more

Statements concerning the conflict in Ukraine

The Churches Together in England Forum is the broadest gathering of churches and Christian organisations in England, bringing together 52 national member churches, Christian organisations and intermediate ecumenical bodies. Meeting at The Hayes, Swanwick on 14 – 16 March 2022, the Ukrainian crisis was an urgent priority alongside its planned programme considering ‘Reconciling Hope — … Read more

Restore Training Course Spring 2022

Restore is motivating for action with our next training course for those interested in befriending or wanting to learn more about refugee issues.  We’re very excited to announce the dates for our next training session, which will take place on: Tuesday evenings 1st, 8th and 15th February 2022 7:15pm – 8:45pm To find out more information … Read more

Birmingham’s first Church of Sanctuary – award presented

Six Ways Erdington Baptist Church became the first church in Birmingham to receive the Church of Sanctuary Award. The awarding team from Birmingham City of Sanctuary Committee were impressed by the range of activities in the church, including regular ESOL classes, practical and spiritual support for asylum-seekers and refugees within the congregation, and a commitment … Read more