Below are some resources we've put together to assist individuals in their understanding of social justice, particularly during the Christmas season. You can download the full pack here.
"Jesus came to a messy world. Things were far from perfect, and yet by Jesus’ very presence in the world, darkness was overcome by light – light that radiated out and provided a sense of hope and a possible new reality". Read our think piece on loving our global neighbours by Major Kalie Webb here.
Meeting Resources – Prayers
Download a responsive prayer for Christmas here.
Meeting Resources – Videos
There are some great examples of how organisations and companies are walking alongside our global neighbours and making a difference in their lives.
- The Salvation Army’s Child Sponsorship Department assists children and their communities in over 30 countries worldwide. Watch a short video that discusses the different programs The Salvation Army runs that assist thousands of vulnerable children, here
- Watch a 2 minute video about how a company is preventing the spread of mosquito spread diseases, here
- Read about the work of TEAR in the Slums of Thane here
Ethical Christmas Shopping
Consider purchasing your Christmas gifts from a guaranteed ethical supplier. We’ve put together a list of ethical Christmas shopping stores.
We contacted officers who are, or have previously served in international appointments. Read here to find out how this experience has shaped their engagement with our global neighbours.