20-20 Progressive Christianity Stoke on Trent meets monthly, normally at the Quaker Meeting House, Miller Street Newcastle under Lyme on the first Sunday in the month at 7.00pm. There are no prayers or hymns, but a discussion takes place based on a Bible passage, searching for its real meaning and application.
Bishop John Shelby Spong on the News and Christian Faith
Although focused on Oxford, it is open to anyone within and beyond the Oxford diocese who feels drawn to more liberal forms of Christianity. It will help to provide a “home” for those who may feel isolated as Liberal Christians, particularly within the Church of England, although it is open and welcoming to all denominations. It is for both lay and ordained Christians.
Our mission is to help people like you find, and walk, a spiritual path that will bring comfort, hope, clarity, strength, and happiness. Whether you’re exploring your own faith or other spiritual traditions, we provide you inspiring devotional tools, access to the best spiritual teachers and clergy in the world, thought-provoking commentary, and a supportive community.
The Center for Action and Contemplation, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was founded in 1987 by Franciscan Father Richard Rohr, who saw the need for a training/formation center. It would serve as a place of discernment and growth for activists and those interested in social service ministries—a place to be still, and learn how to integrate a contemplative lifestyle with compassionate service. The Center’s purpose would be to serve not only as a forum for peaceful, non-violent social change but also as a radical voice for renewal and encouragement.
Working for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender affirmation within the Anglican communion.
On February 28, 2008 Karen Armstrong won the TED Prize and made a wish: for help creating, launching and propagating a Charter for Compassion. Since that day, thousands of people have contributed to the process so that on November 12, 2009 the Charter was unveiled to the world. The Charter for Compassion is a document that transcends religious, ideological, and national difference. Supported by leading thinkers from many traditions, the Charter activates the Golden Rule around the world.
We don’t hug trees, we don’t wear sandals. But we do make change happen – both on the ground and in the plush offices of powerful international institutions. We work through local organisations to deliver direct, practical benefits, and we campaign to challenge the causes of poverty.
Christians Aware is an international and ecumenical movement aiming to develop multi-cultural understanding, raising awareness of the gifts and needs of God’s people everywhere. CA specialises in promoting international visits and exchanges between Christians in the UK and churches around the world. The exchanges often have an inter-faith dimension.
A think-tank that promotes transformative theological ideas in public life.