Commitment for Life

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Who we are

Commitment for Life is the world development programme of the United Reformed Church. We encourage participating churches  to take action, pray and give for people across the world but especially in our four partner countries/region of Bangladesh, Central America(Honduras, Guatemala. Nicaragua and El Salvador), Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory and Zimbabwe. We work in partnership with Christian Aid and The World Development Movement raising over half a million pounds a year from contributing churches. To find out more about the programme, visit the resources page and look at the Intro Leaflet. Use the menu bar to your right  to find resources and ideas to bring the programme to life in your Church. 

NEW, just released. Stories from Central Americaweb Zulma Lissette Pineda  1

Learn more about the many issues facing those living in El Salvador today. Violence,
climate disasters and migration and tax affecting those living in the region. These stories come out
of  our successful partnership visit to El Salvador in Central America this year and can be used for
services, magazines and prayer opportunities.

5 new stories



Stories from BangladeshShanti and Kusum 2

Refresh your church's understanding of the issues facing thousands in Bangladesh with these new stories from The Christian Commission for development in Bangladesh (CCDB) and Shushilan. The stories are great for using in church magazine articles. Each story has an image to accompany it. The stories were collected by supporters on the last trip to Bangladesh.

 5 new stories




Stories from Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory

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Find new stories from people helped by the work of PARC (now called the Palestine Agricultural Development Association). These stories can be used in church magazines and to promote the work of Commitment for Life within your congregation.

Five new stories here





2014 Service outline available - A Precious Resource

email size boat on lake with crossThis exciting resource can be adapted for your Commitment for Life Service this year. It contains, a Powerpoint, video, sermon ideas, family time, hymn suggestions as well as the service outline. Book a date now to hold a special Commitment for life Service this year.   If you would like a speaker please contact the Programme Co-ordinator (see Contact page)




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