Thousands of men, women and children have died and thousands more are struggling to survive, in makeshift shelters and tent cities, following the deadliest recorded earthquake in more than 20Continue reading
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Christian Aid Week, 15 to 22 May
Christian Aid is calling for an international fund to pay for climate caused loss and damage.
Christian Aid praying for Ukraine
Christian Aid is inviting churches across Britain and Ireland to join together in an act of witness to pray and light candles for Ukraine on Sunday 3 April, for an endContinue reading
How can we all make a difference?
As the world looks towards Glasgow for COP26, how can we all personally make a difference?
Christian Aid and VaccinAid appeals
There is now the possibility of funding vaccines directly via the VaccinAid campaign as well as funding humanitarian relief via the Christian Aid campaign.
Message from Bishop Robert
Next week, many of the communities of our Diocese will be taking part in fundraising for Christian Aid. This year’s campaign which runs alongside the vaccine thankfulness appeal and theContinue reading
Give thanks for your Covid-19 vaccine
The Diocese of Gloucester has partnered with aid and development charity Christian Aid to enable people to give thanks for their Covid-19 vaccine and help others in crisis across theContinue reading
£9,500 raised in seven weeks in thankfulness for vaccines
Bishop Rachel encourages everyone who has had a Covid-19 vaccination to give thanks by donating money to help others in crisis across the world.
Christian Aid shares online fundraising ideas
As Christian Aid Week 2020 approaches, Christian Aid has been thinking creatively how best to ensure it can continue standing together with the most vulnerable and marginalised people during thisContinue reading
Big changes at Christian Aid
Christian Aid is undergoing big changes to make the charity fit for the future. Christian Aid’s overall income has never been higher, but its unrestricted income has been steadily declining.Continue reading
Christian Aid Emergency food appeal
Christian Aid is urging churches across the Diocese of Gloucester to support an appeal offering a lifeline to those impacted by torrential rain, floods and landslides that have displaced millionsContinue reading
Tetbury bell-ringing walkers raise £63,000 for Syrian refugees
Donna Crowther is not a party animal, but she is a walker, a bell-ringer and Christian Aid supporter, and she likes a challenge, so she decided to celebrate her 50thContinue reading
Build peace at home and abroad this Christmas
Bishop Rachel invites the people of Gloucestershire to build peace at home and abroad this Christmas Gloucestershire churchgoers and those in the wider community are being invited to help buildContinue reading
100 mile walk for 50th birthday challenge
Lone parent of four Donna Crowther will be walking 100 miles in January to celebrate her 50th birthday and to raise £100,000 for refugees. She will be joined by 14Continue reading
Kerala floods: Christian Aid appeal
Churches across the South West will be praying and giving in coming Sundays as the scale and extent of the impact of Kerala’s exceptionally destructive and deadly floods become apparent.Continue reading
Christian Aid award for Highnam Academy’s work tackling global poverty
Pupils and staff at Highnam Academy in Gloucestershire have been presented with a Bronze Award from Christian Aid’s Global Neighbours scheme in recognition of their role in tackling poverty overseas.
Talking about gender justice…
Six inspirational speakers, all driving change for women around the world
Be Bold For Change: the speeches
Six organisations stand together with the Diocese of Gloucester to bring a challenge to the House of Lords
Bishop of Gloucester to challenge MPs to #BeBoldForChange
Bishop Rachel will be inspiring and challenging MPs and guests at an event in the House of Lords to mark International Women’s Day.
Greek aid worker shares refugees’ story
Christian Aid worker speaks about the human cost of the refugee crisis