Church Action on Poverty Sunday, 3 March 2019

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When Jesus’ followers witnessed the Transfiguration, it helped them to see the world and their mission in a different light.

On Church Action on Poverty Sunday, 3 March 2019, the Gospel reading for many churches will be the story of the Transfiguration. We invite you to join us on that day in looking at things in a different light, just as the Apostles did.

Listen to stories of how Church Action on Poverty’s work transforms lives and communities.
Commit your church to listen more deeply to people who have been swept to the edges of society by poverty.
Explore new perspectives on familiar Bible stories.

  • Hold a collection or soup lunch – raise funds to make voices heard, tell stories and call for action.
  • Use our worship materials to reflect and pray for change.

Click below to download a resource pack and get other resources for worship and fundraising.

And why not use our Dangerous Stories Bible studies as a Lent course, to continue the reflection  and action you begin on Church Action on Poverty Sunday?

Church Action on Poverty Sunday takes place each year on the last Sunday before Lent.

  • resource pack

    Download your worship & fundraising pack

  • placemat

    Fundraising resource for soup lunches

  • sermon

    Preaching ideas from our Director Niall

  • Bible studies

    Use our Bible study series to follow up after Church Action on Poverty Sunday

  • donations

    Send in the money you've raised

Church Action On Poverty, Unit 28 Sandpiper Court, Water’s Edge Business Park, Modwen Road, Salford M5 3EZ

Telephone 0161 872 9294 or email

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