Organisations Wales

Across Wales there some great organisations that work alongside churches to support them and also help them reach out into their local communities. We have listed some of them and links to their websites.

CAP - Christians Against Poverty

CAP are passionate about releasing people in our nation from a life sentence of debt, poverty and their causes. Working with the Church we bring good news, hope and freedom. They have centres across the country set up and run by local churches and groups of churches with the support of the CAP national organisation. If you have a problem with debt and there is a CAP centre in your area they may be able to help you. To find…

Care for the Family

Care for the Family, because family life matters. It has become a national family charity running events and courses across the UK, and creating resources that are used all over the world. Our work is motivated by Christian compassion, and our resources and support are available to everyone, of any faith or none. In 1998, the charity moved to the current National Family Centre on the outskirts of Cardiff. With over 80 staff, Care for the Family operates throughout the…

Churches in Newport

“Churches in Newport” unites in pilgrimage those churches in the Newport area which, acknowledging God’s revelation in Christ, confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the Scriptures; and who, in obedience to God’s will and in the power of the Holy Spirit, commit themselves: To seek a deepening of their communion with Christ and with one another in the Church, which is his body. To fulfil their mission to proclaim the Gospel by witness and service…

CICC

The Cymru Institute for Contemporary Christianity (CICC) was developed and launched by Evangelical Alliance Wales, as part of their twentieth anniversary celebrations. Its purpose it to enable Welsh Christians to engage with greater confidence in a whole range of issues such as politics, science, the arts and work. The institute aims to equip Christians to grapple effectively with the issues of faith in the 21st century. Through a programme of seminars, delivered by leading Christian thinkers in Wales and across…

Cinnamon Network

The Cinnamon Network is here to make it as easy as possible for local churches to serve those people most at need in their communities. Cinnamon Network began emerging in 2010 in response to growing social need, public sector reform, increasing recognition of the role of voluntary organisations and the economic cuts. What is there primary purpose? To serve the nation How do they go about this?Enabling people and resources to transform their communities and help those in social need.…

Foodbank

What Do Foodbank Do? The Trussell Trust partners with local communities to help stop UK hunger. Thirteen million people live below the poverty line in the UK, with individuals going hungry every day for a range of reasons, from benefit delays to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. The Trussell Trust’s 400-strong network of foodbanks provides a minimum of three days’ emergency food and support to people experiencing crisis in the UK. In 2014/15, we gave 1,109,309 three…

Gweini

Gweini is the Council of the Christian Voluntary Sector in Wales, was established in October 1999 by Care for Wales, Cornerstone Church Swansea, Evangelical Alliance for Wales and Tearfun Gweini’s mission is to serve the Christian Voluntary Sector in Wales by: representing to all levels of government, including the Welsh Assembly and Government, other National Public Sector bodies in Wales; Local Authorities; relevant Westminster Institutions and bodies representing other parts of the Voluntary Sector. networking locally and nationally, to develop…

Message Wales

Message Wales (formerly Ignite) works with local churches to bring The Message’s dynamic mix of creative mission, community transformation and Christ-centred enterprise to Wales. SchoolsOne of the hallmarks of The Message from day one has been its commitment to taking the message of Jesus into high schools. EdenEden started in Manchester in 1997 when a bunch of pioneers moved onto a tough estate to support a group of young people who had just become Christians. Eden Tremorfa is the first…

Missional Links

Missional Links Wales is a nationwide initiative of Evangelical Alliance Wales. MLW initiates, develops and supports long-term relationships between Welsh Churches and American Churches utilising short-term mission trips and longer-term interns, missionaries, consultants, and teachers. These relationships focus on strategically catalysing, empowering and equipping Welsh Christians and churches. Our goal is to play a part in a nationwide ‘missional movement’ in Wales.  To find out more about the work of Missional Links across Wales click here

Sports Chaplaincy Wales

Sports Chaplaincy in Wales has seen many doors open over the years to allow chaplaincy support to clubs across Wales. Currently there are 33 chaplains serving in rugby union, football, cricket, boxing and disability sports. We have another 20 waiting in the wings to take up new opportunities. Jesus might say today "the sports fields are white unto harvest, but the labourers are few" and we need more workers to volunteer to help meet these great opportunities to connect church…