Practical Intervention

This page collects together all the conversations, events and projects to do with practical intervention.


Care Home Friends

06 September 2017

Having a Care Home Friend has “transformed my life!”

Music and Dementia

27 March 2017

St Marylebone Parish Church and Royal Academy of Music, supporting people with Dementia through music.

Caring for Ex-Offenders

04 February 2016 by Revd Paul Cowley MBE

Training and equiping volunteer church teams to walk alongside ex-offenders

Doing good in the City together

14 September 2021 by Revd Nick Mottershead

In 2019, Revd Nick Mottershead set up “The Hygiene Bank - Square Mile” in response to the rising issue of hygiene poverty in London. Not wanting to stop there, he is also encouraging corporate partners to upcycle their redundant resources through the “GenerosCity” initiative.


Cost of Living Lunch and Learn 7: Building your Volunteers

Tuesday 19 September 2023, 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Join us for a discussion about volunteering around social action in churches, led by Hannah Rich from Theos Think Tank. With an opportunity for Q&A.

Full details for this event.

Growing Good with the Dioceses of London and Southwark

Wednesday 24th May 2023

An afternoon exploring the connections between social action, discipleship and growth, along with a new resource to help churches grow.

Full details for this event.

Living Wage Information Event for Churches

Thursday 17th November 2022, 12.30-1.30pm

Join us for a 1 hour “lunch and learn” on all you need to know about the Real Living Wage!

Full details for this event.

Fundraising for your church’s social action

Tuesday 3rd March, 2020, 2.30pm-5.00pm

A 2-hour interactive workshop providing advice and guidance for churches on how to fundraise for social outreach in their local communities.

Full details for this event.

Dementia Inclusive Churches Workshop

Thurs 27th February 2020, 6.30pm - 8.30pm

In partnership with Livability, this evening will help you think through how you can make sure your church is welcoming and inclusive to those who have dementia and those who care for them.

Full details for this event.

Mental Health, Isolation and Loneliness

Wednesday 19 February 2020, 6:30PM - 8:30PM

An evening hearing from churches & organisations working to help support those in the community with mental health, isolation and loneliness; an evening to share ideas, good practice and network.

In partnership with Livability.

Full details for this event.

Universal Credit: Understanding the new landscape

5 confirmed events across the Diocese

What is UC, how will it impact your parish and how can you respond?

Full details for this event.

A Joyful Celebration

Monday 24 September 2018, 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Join us for an evening of celebration with Bishop Sarah as we’re inspired by the impact that compassionate parishes are making in the Diocese of London.

Full details for this event.

Modern Day Slavery in London

Tuesday 19 June 2018, 6:15PM - 8:30PM

What is it? What are the signs? What do I do?

Full details for this event.

Dementia: Isolation and Inclusion

Thursday 11 May 2017, 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Stephen Hammersley, Chief Executive of Pilgrims Friend Society will bring insight and practical suggestions as to how we offer welcome and inclusion for those with Dementia.

Full details for this event.

Learning Community for Community Chaplains

Monday 17 October 2016, 10:00AM - 12:00PM

A time where like-minded chaplains with braod experiences from across the capital can learn together

Full details for this event.

Projects across London

Project Area of Concern Activity Type Parish Area Borough
Besom Practical Intervention Practical support St Barnabas Woodside Park Edmonton Barnet
Besom Practical Intervention Practical support Golders Green Parish Edmonton Barnet
Besom Practical Intervention Practical support St Paul Ealing Willesden Ealing
Besom in Haringey Practical Intervention Practical support St James with St Matthew Muswell Hill Edmonton Haringey
Club house - Club Care Practical Intervention Practical support All Souls Langham Place Two Cities Westminster
Domestic Abuse Practical Intervention Drop-in, Outreach St Matthew's Willesden Willesden Brent
Guiding Lights Drop In Practical Intervention Drop-in Uxbridge team Ministry: St Margaret's Willesden Hillingdon
Harrow Citizens/Citizens UK Political Engagement, Practical Intervention Political St Michael and All Angels Harrow Weald Willesden Harrow
Helping Hands Practical Intervention Practical support Oak Tree Anglican Fellowship Willesden Ealing
Oasis Coffee Shop and Open Church Food Poverty, Homelessness, Practical Intervention, Prison & Ex-Offenders, Mental Health Drop-in Uxbridge team Ministry: St Margaret's Willesden Hillingdon
Paradise project Practical Intervention Practical support St Mary Magdalene and St David, Holloway Stepney Islington
Tuesday Sale Practical Intervention Clothing, Drop-in St Paul's Bow Common Stepney Tower Hamlets
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