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A new home is opening in the Black Country for women over 18 who are struggling with addictions, self-harming, eating disorders or depression. Champion Home is offering a programme of love and professional care.
Growing numbers of people believe that Social Enterprise Zones not only directly benefit the church’s social and spiritual mission, but they also have the potential to bring together our Ezra’s and Nehemiah’s in the rebuilding of the walls. The Black Country is taking the national lead in their creation.
We’re delighted that Ruth Valerio will be coming to join us on Sat April 28th to talk about faith and consumerism. For those that don’t know Ruth, she describes herself as an academic, community activist, eco-warrior, author, practitioner, veg grower and pig keeper rolled into one. She has written extensively on justice, environment and lifestyle issues, as well as writing Bible study guides for Scripture Union and CWR. Concerned to ‘practice what she preaches’, Ruth has an allotment, runs a food cooperative and runs a pig-keeping social enterprise with friends.
We are delighted to say that following fruitful Fresh Expressions mission shaped ministry courses in Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury and Stoke on Trent, msm is to be available in Wolverhampton commencing in January 2012.
For quite some time now, a number of us in the UK music scene have been discussing the prospect of pooling our expertise in the industry in an effort to provide the country with an organised means of youth outreach via live music. Our hope was to see throngs of teenagers surrendering their lives to Jesus at these events and ensuring that local church involvement would guarantee follow up and long-term discipleship. Inevitably the talk translated into action and in April of this year, 150 Fest was formed.