A national survey of church-based action to tackle poverty
There is a hypothesis that when a church looks outward - actively loving and serving its neighbours, especially the 'least of these' - then the church will be healthier and will grow.
Comissioned by Church Urban Fund and conducted by Christian Research Consultancy, the aim of this research is to explore the impact that social growth has on churches, as well as on the communities they serve. How does active engagement in the community help to stimulate church 'growth'? Read more »
A study of Christian attitudes to poverty in this country
One of the challenges of tackling poverty in England is to raise awareness of its existence and increase understanding of what it means to be poor in an economically developed country like ours. Read more »
This report highlights the inequalities between the most deprived areas in England – where most of CUF’s support is targeted – and wealthier areas, showing how almost every aspect of human existence is impacted by poverty. Read more »