Prayer fuel: News in the UK

Here are a handful of news-bites from around the UK included in the July issue of EN. May these spur us on to pray for our country and issues we all are facing.

Sued over church parking
The National Secular Society (NSS) is taking Woking Borough Council to court, claiming a scheme that allows churchgoers from three churches in the town to park free on Sundays is direct discrimination.
Attendees of Coign Church, Christ Church and Trinity Methodist Church use a ‘validating device’ to mark car park tickets without needing to pay. The Christian Institute

Wandsworth’s big society
A new research project reported on in early June has shown that 35% of all voluntary sector welfare projects in the borough of Wandsworth, South West London, were being run by Christian groups.
This is at least two or three times the number that might be expected based on, for example, regular church attendance or church membership in the borough. Research Brief Monthly

Wales: mission
A bilingual mission at Bangor (North Wales), with Ebenezer Evangelical Church and Capel y Ffynnon, ran during May.
Gospel literature was distributed to every house in the city and a number of meetings took place during the week, including meetings with Fiona Castle, Robin Oake and Paul Jones. Please pray for fruit from this work. Evangelical Movement of Wales

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