We equip churches to transform their communities – through community organising

and missional enterprise, rooted in theological reflection and prayer.

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Ethical cleaning company launched

We’re excited to be a founding partner in Clean for Good, a new social enterprise founded by Christians. Read the coverage of its launch.

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A big win on affordable housing

The success of the Shadwell campaign shows the power of community organising when it is rooted in theological reflection and prayer.

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Report on Anglican

Catholic growth

We’ve launched A Time to Sow – a report showing Anglican Catholic church growth can and does happen in inner-city London.

About us

The Centre for Theology & Community is based in the heart of east London. We grew out of local churches in membership of Citizens UK – the national home of community organising.

We work with a growing range of churches – including long-established congregations as well as new church plants. Our partner churches are from various denominations and styles. We believe churches in deprived and diverse areas have a vital role to play in the transformation of their communities and of wider society.

We equip churches through the practices of community organising, theological reflection and prayer. We also help them to use their resources more effectively for their mission. We undertake research to support their mission and share the lessons through publications, training and consultancy.

Our News

– Our data protection policy is now online here.

– Marching towards Justice – our report on organising and the Salvation Army – is now available in Spanish! Read more here.

– We’ve launching an exciting pilot to train Young Citizens in east London. Read more here.

– See our latest comment pieces from mainstream and Christian media at our Comment page here. Our blog carries more of our own news here

– The CTC Community has been launched. You are invited to join us in our mission to resource local churches! Find out more here.


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