Christian Aid
Christian Aid
06/22/2017 at 16:25. Facebook
'Some of these people have struggled through swamps for days...They've been carrying their elderly, their children, their disabled relatives.'

Of the 65 million people displaced worldwide, 40 million haven't crossed a border. They need to be seen and heard. Our CEO Loretta Minghella travelled to South Sudan to meet families who've fled the fighting to find safety. Watch and share this video...
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Christian Aid
Christian Aid
06/20/2017 at 20:04. Facebook
Our prayer for #WorldRefugeeDay, for all displaced people across the world.

God of eternal comfort and good hope,
help us to stand firm and hold fast
to our belief in life before death
to not be immobilised by fear
or distracted by rumours or lies
but to stand firm in solidarity
with all who seek refuge,
to hold fast to our hope
for a safe place to call home for all.
In the name of Jesus we...
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Our prayer for WorldRefugeeDay for all displaced people across the world
Christian Aid
Christian Aid
06/20/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
'Internally displaced people need to be seen and heard.'

There's much more to the 'refugee crisis' than people who have been forced to flee beyond the borders of their country. Read and share to shed light this #WorldRefugeeDay:
'Internally displaced people need to be seen and heard'

The untold displacement story – Christian Aid

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Christian Aid
Christian Aid
06/20/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
On World Refugee Day we want to shed light on the plight of 40 million people who have been forced to flee their homes and are displaced within their own countries. This is twice the number who have fled beyond national borders.
Read more about what the UN must do to help internally displaced people: [ Caid.org.uk Link ]
On World Refugee Day we want to shed light on the plight
Christian Aid
Christian Aid
06/19/2017 at 15:32. Facebook
'The UN needs to address the plight of internally displaced people alongside the ongoing global refugee crisis.'
Former Archbishop of Kaduna, Nigeria, Josiah Idowu-Fearon

Rowan Williams has partnered with bishops from South Sudan and Nigeria to draw attention to the internal displacement crisis:
The UN needs to address the plight of internally displaced people alongside

Former Archbishop of Canterbury highlights internal refugee crisis - Premier

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Christian Aid
Christian Aid
06/18/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
On Father's Day we give thanks for fathers across the world, for the love and care they have for their children.

Elias Bisrat and his daughter Tsigereda Elias from Ethiopia. Although Elias and his wife are HIV positive, all but one of their six children (not the daughter Tsegerida pictured here), were born free of HIV/AIDS. With the help of training from local health extension workers, they...
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On Fathers Day we give thanks for fathers across the world for
Christian Aid
Christian Aid
06/17/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Stuck for a Father’s Day gift? There’s still time to send him a charity ecard from Present Aid! Find out more here:
Stuck for a Fathers Day gift Theres still time to send him

Father's Day gifts | Ethical charity gifts from Present Aid

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'Whatever President Donald Trump thinks, the rest of the world knows that working together is the only way we are going to be able to halt the threat of catastrophic climate change.'

Our latest blog for Greenbelt Festival about how you can join in this Speak Up Week of Action in July:
Whatever President Donald Trump thinks the rest of the world knows that

Speak Up for the climate with Christian Aid - Greenbelt

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What better way to welcome your new MP than to invite them for a cuppa to chat about climate change?
Join in this July by organising or going along to an event where you are:
What better way to welcome your new MP than to invite them

week of action

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In 2015 Christian Aid was a partner of the Riding Lights Theatre Company as they toured the UK with Baked Alaska, a play focused on climate change. The play has now been adapted for film and is available as a free resource for schools and small groups:

[ Ridinglights.org Link ]

The seven short episodes each approach climate change from a different angle, from big business to biblical...
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In 2015 Christian Aid was a partner of the Riding Lights Theatre
Paul Smith
A real diamond! Every Christian Aid Week John Meredith plans a week of lessons about global issues for all students at St Mary's Church in Wales Primary School. Read his story:
A real diamond Every Christian Aid Week John Meredith plans a week

Brynmawr teacher receives award for innovative work

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Paul Smith
Millions of people in Ethiopia are facing hunger as emergency food aid supplies are running low.

You can help. Please give what you can to our East Africa Crisis Appeal: [ Caid.org.uk Link ]
Millions of people in Ethiopia are facing hunger as emergency food aid

Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month - BBC News

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Majd Nawfal
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'Just as the first Christian communities found inspiration in sharing these stories, so may we find that the readings this month refresh and renew our commitment to be the church.'

Take some time today with our reflection for June:
Just as the first Christian communities found inspiration in sharing these stories

This month’s reflection: June - Christian Aid

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Democracy is for life, not just for elections. Joe Ware on why a new Parliament is a great time for people to begin a dialogue with their MP about issues that matter to them.
Democracy is for life not just for elections Joe Ware on why

The election is over — but politics is not

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A Prayer for the day after an election

Thinking of Deuteronomy 30:19

God of creation,
you invite us to work with you in making and shaping,
changing and choosing the things that make up our world, our relationships and our lives.
We are challenged by your call,
inspired by our hopes and our dreams,
but tentative and unsure at times
for we know that we are people who also destroy and...
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A Prayer for the day after an election Thinking of Deuteronomy 3019
Diana Halliday
Fishing for an unusual Father’s Day gift? Why not visit Present Aid for some inspiration and get your dad something different this year? [ Caid.org.uk Link ]
Fishing for an unusual Fathers Day gift Why not visit Present Aid
On election day, join us in renewing this prayer.
On election day join us in renewing this prayer
Emmanuel Bassey-asuquo
On this final day of #volunteersweek we would like to thank all our volunteers for all the time and effort they put into supporting the work of Christian Aid and it's partners. We couldn't do what we do without you!

If you have been inspired by the stories from our volunteers and would like to offer your support you can find out how to volunteer on our website. We're particularly keen to hear...
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On this final day of volunteersweek we would like to thank all

Christian Aid - fighting for a world free of poverty and injustice Why volunteer?

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We were delighted to have so many people get nominated and recognised for their support of Christian Aid in the build-up to and during Christian Aid Week.

This album shows a selection of the Diamonds and shares their stories. Thank you all for volunteering, collecting and fundraising so much for Christian Aid over the years!
We were delighted to have so many people get nominated and recognised
The Reverend Jonathan Sedgwick, of St George the Martyr, Southwark, has shared this prayer with us for those affected by events around London Bridge and Borough at the weekend.
Christian Aid 06/06/2017
Lisa Marie Scott