Caritas Diocese of Brentwood is a direct response to parish feedback given through the ongoing Diocesan Stewards of the Gospel renewal and restructuring process. It will link and support the many groups involved in social justice, peace and charitable action across the diocese.
The first weekend in November saw the launch in Chelmsford of a community support project for a refugee family. An appeal was made at all parishes across the city for both funds and volunteers with the skills needed to get the project up and running successfully.
Million Minutes is inviting people to sign up now to use its ‘siLENT’ initiative as an opportunity to respond to the message of the Youth Synod in Rome: 'to value the abilities of young people and to accompany them, including those who are excluded.'
In his letter to parishes, Bishop Alan Williams emphasises his commitment to ensure that children and vulnerable adults are safe in the Church of Christ and encourages survivors of abuse to come forward.
A new website to draw together and support social justice groups and organisations is under construction in the Diocese - and needs your input by 18 October. Don't miss the opportunity to tell your stories and attract new volunteers.