At the first-ever G20 Religion Forum (R20) in Bali, Indonesia on 2-3 November, religious leaders called for global peace as they addressed humanitarian problems, including poverty, COVID-19, and the ongoing Russian-Ukraine war.
Church Urban Fund has partnered with the Benefact Trust to launch our Refugee Support Small Grants Programme. Together, we are supporting Christian projects that help refugees arriving in England from Ukraine and Afghanistan. We offer small grants between £500 and £5,000.
Recording of webinar where speakers representing Ukrainian churches addressed topics related to global church response, religious diplomacy and the responsibility of European churches in promoting ecumenical dialogue, while safeguarding justice and truth.
CEC Member Churches have been greatly shaken by the impact of the Russian aggression on Ukraine. Ecumenical solidarity has emerged in force among European churches, with our members and ecumenical partners responding with an outpouring of prayers for peace.
In their letter, the presidents of the Conference of European Churches (CEC) and the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (COMECE) ask for “a general ceasefire so as to give Christians in Russia and Ukraine, sisters and brothers in Christ, the opportunity to celebrate Easter in peace and dignity”.