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Lent Course 2020 - 
Materials Now Available
Thank you for taking part in WPCU 2020.  See how the churches marked the event on the #wpcuwall at https://weekofprayer.org/.  WPCU can also be celebrated at Pentecost.
As the UK prepares to leave the European Union on 31 January 2020, a number of churches and organisation have issued statements and prayers.
Racial Justice Sunday and Black History Month resources are available from the URC, the Catholic Church in England and Wales and the Baptist Union of Great Britain.
Vacancy: Climate Sunday Project Coordinator.  New role to play a key part in UK Churches’ engagement with climate issues.  Deadline for applications 10th February 2020. 
HIGHLIGHTS - RESOURCES
CTBI Update - MTAG. This update on the Mission Theology Advisory Group (MTAG), a partnership between the Church of England’s Mission and Public Affairs Division and CTBI, looks at the group’s work during 2019 across the areas of spirituality, theology, reconciliation, evangelism and mission.
CTBI Magazine - Edition 2.  Find out all about the work of CTBI in our latest magazine.  The magazine is free to download. If you would like to order printed copies, contact info@ctbi.org.uk 
Money Makes Change.  A new national programme designed to help Christians explore and make ethical choices around money has been launched by the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR).
NEWS FROM THE NATIONAL ECUMENICAL INSTRUMENTS
ACTION OF CHURCHES TOGETHER IN SCOTLAND (ACTS)
ACTS is seeking prayerful support from the whole people of God as they prepare to finalise a proposal to create the Scottish Christian Forum. More 
CHURCHES TOGETHER IN ENGLAND (CTE)
The latest edition of 'CTe-News' is available to view online providing reflections, resources and latest news and events.  More
CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WALES (CYTÛN)
Find all the latest news and information from the churches in Wales.  More
IRISH COUNCIL OF CHURCHES (ICC)
The Irish Council of Churches and the Irish Inter–Church Meeting have launched a set of resources to equip churches to respond to the issues of housing insecurity and homelessness in local communities.  More
UPCOMING EVENTS

Response to ‘The Church: Towards a Common Vision’, 8 February 2020, London.   The Society for Ecumenical Studies looks at the World Council of Churches (WCC) report 'The Church: Towards a Common Vision' and the response to this report.

Student Sunday: 16 February 2020. Join students and churches around the world to mark the Universal Day of Prayer for Students (UDPS) or ‘Student Sunday’.

Crossing Boundaries of Faith Conference: 3–5 March 2020, Glasgow.  Towards a Christian Theological Understanding of Inter-religious Ritual Participation: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities. 

Renewal and Rebellion: Faith, Economy and Climate:  7 March 2020, Derby. Churches are bringing  together key influencers in politics and economics for a major conference ahead of the United Nations COP26 climate summit.

As always, if you have any information from your own church or church organisation that you would like to share with the CTBI community, please do not hesitate to get in touch newsletter@ctbi.org.uk

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