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More than 1,000 young Methodists and 600 youth workers will be coming together at Pontins in Southport this weekend, 24 to 26 November, for 3Generate, the annual gathering which keeps on growing.
A new initiative calling for improved rights and better support for ‘stateless’ people has been backed by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams and Rabbi Hercshel Gluck OBE, chairman of the Arab-Jewish Forum.
The Methodist Church of Britain has signed the Armed Forces Covenant pledging its commitment to fair treatment and support to the whole Armed Forces community including regulars, reserves, veterans, and their families. The signing took place at Methodist Church House on Tuesday 14 November.
Today a group of Churches and faith-based organisations have welcomed the Government’s announcement of a consultation on proposals for changes to gaming machines and social responsibility measures, but warned that the range of options presented for a maximum stake for fixed-odd betting terminals is too wide.
Methodist relief funds across the world have united to respond and raise awareness of the humanitarian catastrophe in Myanmar's Rakhine State.