Churches prepare for general election

For the past 20 years, churches across the country have beenresponsible for organising 'hustings' for local candidates. Thesehave proved to be valuable opportunities for genuine politicaldebate to take place on neutral territory. The Methodist Church,working with other denominations and ecumenical bodies is producingresources to help churches to organise these meetings.

For a copy of 'How to organise an election meeting' and'Election Issues', please contact one of the addresses below,giving your name, Churches Together/Council of Churches Group,constituency, address, postcode, telephone number and email address(if appropriate). The resources are free, but donations, madepayable to the appropriate ecumenical body, will beappreciated.

  • England JeanAlexander, Election Planning Co-ordinator, Churches Together inEngland, 101 Queen Victoria St, London EC4V 4EN
  • Scotland ACTS (Action of Churches Together in Scotland),Scottish Churches House, Dunblane, Perthshire FK15 0AJ
  • Wales CYTUN (Churches Together in Wales), 11 St Helen'sRd, Swansea SA1 4AL