‘Walking in her shoes’ – Bishop of Reading shares burden of Ethiopian women

The Bishop of Reading Andrew Proud will be donned his sandals and hoisted a bundle of firewood as he walked through the shopping centre of Reading in the shoes of Ethiopian women living in poverty ahead of this year’s Christian Aid Week (May 10-16, 2015). Bishop Andrew is joining Christian Aid in asking the British…

MPs to be questioned on Climate Change

LOCAL MPs will be questioned about Climate Change by local leaders later this month. Churches across the Thames Valley are taking part in Christian Aid’s Hunger For Justice weekend over October 18 and 19 – and you’re invited to hear what the MPs have to say.…

Can you inspire some young global citizens?

Chris Gayford is Volunteer Teacher in the Reading area for Christian Aid. The volunteers visit schools around the country and provide inspiring assemblies, lessons, talks and workshops on a range of topical global issues. Here he explains why he’s involved … and why he wants you to join in.…

Could you inspire young global citizens?

Christian Aid’s Volunteer Teachers visit schools around the country and provide inspiring assemblies, lessons, talks and workshops on a range of topical global issues. Chris Gayford is a Volunteer Teacher in the Reading area, here he explains why he’s involved … and why he’d like you to get involved too.…

Unimaginable Suffering – Gaza, Iraq & Syria

It’s difficult for us to imagine what it would be like to leave our homes because of fighting. Here in the UK we live in peace and security. But what if that changed overnight and you were forced to leave all that you had just to stay safe?…

On the wings of a dove

In a symbolic ceremony outside Reading Minster today, The Bishop of Reading the Rt Revd Andrew Proud, let three doves of peace fly free into the beautiful spring sunshine.…