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Christian Aid is working with UK partners to empower Christians to act on poverty during this general election year.

It all starts with our 'Act on Poverty' lent course. Scroll down to find out more.

The Sessions

Session One - Prophetic

Find and nurture your prophetic voice

Session Two - Broken

How we can join God's work of healing divisions?

Session Three - Generous

How we can be generous in challenging times?

Session Four - Located

Where you think Jesus would place himself in your community?

Session Five - Hopeful

How do we develop practices of hope?

Session Six - Together

Create your Act on Poverty plan

Extra resources

Group Leaders' Guide

Get equipped to run the Act on Poverty Course.

Group Leaders' Video Introduction

An outline of the course, especially for group leaders

Additional Resources

Questions for candidates, actions cards, prayers and more
Want to go further

Get more info on how you can act on poverty with Christian Aid

The Act on Poverty resources enable you to gain a deeper understanding of poverty, and offer inspiration for actions we can take to tackle poverty. 

Each pack contains:

  • A short Bible study
  • Audio recordings featuring anti-poverty practitioners and activists
  • Questions and prompts for small group discussion
  • Inspiring videos from churches taking action 
  • Simple steps your church can take to advocate for change

 

Overview

The Act on Poverty resources enable you to gain a deeper understanding of poverty, and offer inspiration for actions we can take to tackle poverty. 

Each pack contains:

  • A short Bible study
  • Audio recordings featuring anti-poverty practitioners and activists
  • Questions and prompts for small group discussion
  • Inspiring videos from churches taking action 
  • Simple steps your church can take to advocate for change

 

Logos of Christian Aid, Baptists Together, The United Reformed Church, Church Action on Poverty, The Methodist Church, The Trussel Trust and St Vincent de Paul Society.