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 2015 Service outline - Committed to God's Earth
Great new resource for those planning a Commitment for Life service this year. Follow the link to find a full service outline, PowerPoint, family activities and much more.
NEW El Salvador Resource Pack
This new pack contains stories, images, games and much more for you to use in your church. Plan a service for 2015 and share the stories and information with the congregation.
The resources were written by those who visited Christian Aid partners in El Salvador in 2014
NEW, just released. Stories from Central America
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.
Stories from Bangladesh
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.
Stories from Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory
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