Our latest news During drought, a mother and sisters are in search of safe water. Photo: ACT Alliance/Havard Bjelland A bi-monthly news bulletin exploring development, global justice and the work of CWS. An alternative to mainstream media sources. Past issues can be read here Download as PDF or read the text below: Give Water this Christmas […]
COVID19 – The Work Must Go on Christian World Service is continuing its work to end poverty. We are in contact with our international partners who are experiencing many of the same situations – all are worried about what happens if COVID19 is not contained. Now we are approaching the highest Alert level, we want […]
The Centre for Community Solidarity sends greetings to you from the south of Uganda. Your donations are giving families affected by HIV and AIDS help and hope. The video is their heartfelt message to you. CCS sends their thanks: “We love it when kids are busy playing games or doing productive work geared to improve […]
Join the World Day of Prayer on Friday March 6, 2020
Expect to hear the warm sounds of music from Zimbabwe on Friday, March 6 for the World Day of Prayer services. Local women’s groups will host these services using material written by women from Zimbabwe. The service and Bible study “Rise! Take your Mat and Walk”, focus on the meeting between Jesus and a man […]
We are grateful for the generous donations to the Christmas and other appeals. Staff and volunteers are working hard to catch up on receipting, delayed by the move. Receipts will be in the mail in the next few weeks. Christian World Service has moved its main office to the Aldersgate Centre, Durham Street Methodist, 309 […]
In Mosul, Iraqi children are keen to get to school after years of displacement. Photo: ACT Alliance/Paul Jeffrey A bi-monthly news bulletin exploring development, global justice and the work of CWS. An alternative to mainstream media sources. Past issues can be read here Download as PDF or read the text below: For your Diary: 17-27 June […]
Christian World Service is appealing for donations to support Samoan families affected by the measles outbreak. Sadly, 71 people mostly under five months old have lost their lives. Nearly 5,000 people have been infected with the virus. Donations to the appeal will enable trained community carers to provide psychosocial support for families. They will also […]
Special Project 2019-20 Methodist and Presbyterian Women
Methodist and Presbyterian Women are focusing on Palestinian Women and Children for their annual special project. In Chosen People called to Proclaim they will spend time learning about women and children in Galilee, Gaza, Jordan, Lebanon and the West Bank (including Jerusalem). The Department of Service to Palestinian Refugees has grown out of the work […]
“Churches Engaging in the Pain of the World” Archbishop Sir David Moxon addressed the annual CWS Supporters’ Council Speaking in Hamilton, Archbishop Sir David Moxon urged greater support to end human trafficking and modern slavery. Churches are engaged in other places, assisting refugees and migrants heading and brokering peace in South Sudan. From the […]
Hurricane Dorian hit the Bahamas on September 1 local time. The category 5 storm stayed over the islands until 3 September causing widespread damage. ACT Alliance local partners are responding. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) reported that more than 13,000 houses have been severely damaged or destroyed – […]
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