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12 Oct

Resistance & Renewal

Two major events happening in November show why the Church continues has such an important role in addressing  homelessness.

Firstly, on November 8th there is the Annual Service of Commemoration for homeless people who have died in the past year which is held every year at St Martins-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square. This is always a very moving service, which includes the reading out of the names of homeless men and women who have died in the past year.

Secondly, on November 10th there Homelessness, Hospitality and Hope which is the first ever service to celebrate the Church’s Winter Shelters which now run in 24 London boroughs and in many other places around the country. This is held at Southwark Cathedral and includes a number of seminars on issues relating to running a shelter.

The influential Christian network Housing Justice is playing a major role in these events which…

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Posted by on October 12, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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  1. mattcurrey

    October 12, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    Great that the church can and has and continues to practice hospitality in so many ways

     

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