Alison Tsang

Alison Tsang

Alison heads up the Compassionate Communities for the Diocese of London, who exist to support & equip churches and chaplaincies across the Diocese to better serve their communities compassionately.

Posts by Alison Tsang

Mental Health and Spirituality: A new report

27 July 2022 by Alison Tsang

A new report out, commissioned by Bishop of London, the Right Revd Dame Sarah Mulally, draws lessons from how NHS professionals, faith leaders and members of faith communities can work together to improve community mental health.

Putting our own house in order?

01 November 2021 by Alison Tsang

An evening to look at practical ideas of how the church can use it’s building & land to play our part in tackling the housing crisis

TOWARDS COP 26: What is it and what can i do?

26 October 2021 by Alison Tsang

What is COP26 and why does it matter? Some basic information and simple actions you can take in the run up to the UN Climate Conference in Glasgow next week, as we seek to tackle the climate crisis together

Responding to the Afghan Refugee Crisis

08 September 2021 by Alison Tsang

If you are a church wondering what you can do to respond to the Aghanistan crisis and the arrival to the UK of those fleeing the new regime, here’s more information

Come and Join Our Team!

30 June 2021 by Alison Tsang

We’re hiring two part time development workers! Is one of them you? More details and information about how to apply here. Deadline is 18th July and we’d love to encourage a diverse pool of applications so please do share.

Unless the Lord Builds The House…

22 June 2021 by Alison Tsang

Our first bi-monthly housing prayer bulletin is out now! Pray with us about the housing crisis affecting so many in our city. We are praying for Bishop Guli as she starts as Bishop for Housing, and for those caught in the cladding scandal.

Compassion Stories- Week 3

11 March 2021 by Alison Tsang

Six more stories of hope: everyday disciples across the Diocese, giving of themselves to serve their communities and God.

Compassion Stories- Week 2

03 March 2021 by Alison Tsang

Week 2- six more stories of hope, all in one place to read and be encouraged and inspired. Part of our Lent “Compassion Stories” Series

Compassion Stories- Week 1

24 February 2021 by Alison Tsang

Have you seen our Lent “Compassion Stories”? Each day an ordinary disciples tells their story of how following Jesus has led them into service of others

The Housing Crisis: a call to prayer

26 January 2021 by Alison Tsang

Announcing our new monthly prayer bulletin around housing issues. Would you join us in praying for the housing crisis in London and those called to tackle it?

Announcing our Money Help Toolkit!

16 November 2020 by Alison Tsang

Online resources for churches who want to respond to those in their community struggling with money in the wake of Covid-19

Covid-19: Responding to the Debt Tsunami

18 August 2020 by Alison Tsang

Details of our major programme of events in September and October to equip the church to help people who are struggling financially in the wake of Covid-19

Coffee With Capital Mass

05 May 2020 by Alison Tsang

Coffee with Capital Mass is a virtual coffee morning for church and community leaders to meet and chat about issues they are seeing in their local context during lockdown.

It’s an hour together, aiming to be a safe space to talk, ask questions, listen to each others’ stories and find out more.

Being Good News to those struggling with money

23 April 2020 by Right Rev Dr Joanne Woolway Grenfell by Alison Tsang

a 25 minute video with Bishop Joanne Grenfell and Alison Tsang, Capital Mass, talking about how churches can respond in this time of financial struggles for many

COVID 19 - What happens now?

23 March 2020 by Alison Tsang

The questions we’re all asking with the rapidly changing situation as London comes to terms with the Coronavirus outbreak - we don’t have answers but we’re here to help churches where we can

Listening to God, serving people’s needs

03 February 2020 by Alison Tsang

At St Pauls Hounslow West, listening to God and their community has meant they have grown an extraordinary “ordinary” community cafe, to meet the needs of the parish they serve. Here is the story of it.

Making saving a social thing: Church run savings clubs

20 November 2019 by Alison Tsang

Sacred Heart RC Church in Kilburn set up a simple savings club through the credit union within their church activities, with the aim of transforming their community’s attitudes and behaviours to saving.

Being Brave: Helping church talk about money issues

05 November 2019 by Alison Tsang

When a team from the Hackney Parish came to a session on how they could respond to Universal Credt, it ended up meaning they took a very brave step: Talking about money with the whole congregation- on a Sunday morning!

How do we Live Well Together?

10 October 2019 by Alison Tsang

How do we grow good mental health in our churches?

Livability are offering a day workshop to explore this and equip churches to Live Well Together

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