Church service for homeless people

Taylor, Amy
December 2008
Community Care;12/11/2008, Issue 1751, p30
The article reports on the effort of churches in London, England to provide accommodation for homeless people over the Christmas period. It highlights one project which takes homeless people for one night a week over a set period and provides them an evening meal and accommodation. It examines the reluctance of other churches to follow the scheme because of the stereotypical image of homeless people as alcoholic beggars. The various reasons for homelessness are cited.


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