Study and Research
Supporting asylum seekers in Sheffield, including our six bedsits at Burngreave Ashram.
Urban Theology Unit:
Academic and informal courses in relevant theology for the city, now operating from the Victoria Hall, in Sheffield.
The volunteer led wholefoods / Fairtrade / fruit and veg shop which is part of Glossop Road Ashram Centre. As with Burngreave on the other side of town, there is a pleasant meeting room for hire to groups with similar aims.
Sheffield Inner City Ecumenical Mission is also a partner organisation. Contact via Burngreave Ashram.
Below are links to organisations which Ashram members recommend or are involved with.
The Anabaptist Network
ATD Fourth World: 'engaging with individuals and institutions to find solutions to eradicate extreme poverty in the UK'.
Christian CND: a specialist section of the campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
Citizens for Sanctuary: 'a Citizen Organising Foundation campaign to secure justice for people fleeing persecution and rebuild public support for sanctuary'.
Ekklesia: 'the beliefs and values think tank'.
Free to Believe: an informal network of liberally minded Christians.
Green Christian: Christian Ecology Link.
Greenbelt: annual Christian festival of art and music.
Iona Community: a dispersed Christian ecumenical community.
Joint Public Issues Team: Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed Churches working together on issues of justice and inequality.
L'Arche: Building Communities with people with Learning Disabilities.
The Lifestyle Movement: live simply that all may simply live.
The Lee Abbey Movement: Living Communities in Action
Northumbria Community: a Christian community in Felton, Northumberland.
The Othona Community: an open Christian Community with centres in Essex and Dorset.
Servants of Christ the King: 'waiting, listening and sharing'.
Sheffield International Group
http://www.meetup.com/Sheffield-International-Group - multicultural social and special interest events in Sheffield.
The Society of St Francis
Student Christian Movement.
Patheos: 'hosting the conversation on faith'.
Pax Christi: International Catholic Movement for Peace.
Pilsdon Community: offering a refuge to people in crisis.
Workshop: an ecumenical education project providing in-depth and accessible learning resources for use in groups or individually.