Posts Categorized: Community Engagement

Jubilee economics

Throughout Jesus’ recorded ministry we hear parables, stories and actions which challenge the authority of people in power – many of these stories concern what today we call ‘economics’. Jubilee economics, produced by Jubilee Debt Campaign – the UK campaigning coalition seeking freedom from the slavery of unjust debt – is a set of six… Read more »


Start is a six-session basic introduction to the Christian faith, produced by Leading your Church into Growth,  for use in small groups.  The sessions assume no previous knowledge of anything Christian, and use a mix of DVD input, simple discussion activities and space for reflection – it aims to be down-to-earth and enjoyable too! It… Read more »

Tackling Poverty Together – Church Urban Fund

CUF (Church Urban Fund) – CHRISTIANS TACKLING POVERTY TOGETHER IN ENGLAND. CUF (the Church of England’s response to poverty) are passionate about bringing God’s love, hope and justice to the poorest and most marginalised people in England, empowering them to transform their lives.   CUF have set up Together Network to enhance the work of local churches,… Read more »

Community Care Group

The Community Care Group will happily respond to individual queries, and they have organised a number of training days on different aspects of care.They are currently investing in a lot of work for people who want a better understanding of working with dementia sufferers.

HIV /AIDS Support Group

Recent activities of the HIV / AIDS Support Group include: ‘Spring Basket’ – an annual social event for individuals and families affected by HIV Preparation of publicity materials dealing with issues of healing and treatment within the context of HIV / AIDS Surveying of churches to explore their understanding of HIV within local parishes /… Read more »

Ministry of Healing Group

Recent activities of the Ministry of Healing Group include: Run annually a basic 6 week training course on the subject of Christian Healing Participation by the group in a regional Deliverance Minsitry Training Conference Joining Watford Town Centre’s Chaplaincy in ‘Praying in the Street’ Support and advice to ministers  

Penal Affairs Group

  Recent activities of the Penal Affairs Group include:   A week’s exhibition, ‘Remembering Mercy’ held at St Albans Abbey Annual lecture at the Law School of the University of Hertfordshire

Race Equality Group

Recent activities of the Race Equality Group include: Monitoring the adoption of race equality policies by parishes, Assisting parishes with Diversity Training Contributing to national discussions on countering far right policies Supporting the appointment of a Chaplain to Roma, Gypsies and Travellers Supporting the work of the Committee for Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns

Rural Strategy Advisory Group (RUSTAG)

Key objectives that the Rural Strategy Advisory Group (RUSTAG) work towards include: Developing sector ministry for rural communities Training and awareness for rural ministry Campaigning for support of local services  

Advent Resources

  A collection of Advent Resources for Schools and Children’s Groups prepared by the Revd Andrew Holford.   Joy is Worship Love X Factor Message Peace Truth of John the Baptist         Download them all in one folder