Six years ago Ruth Rice opened her first Renew Wellbeing cafe space, operating from a Baptist church. Today there are 105 centres nationwide.
Revd Philip Johnson, of The Church of Malvern Link with Cowleigh, is calling for help setting up a support centre within the church. He explains why he is so passionate for this to happen.
The House of Good report is a pioneering study of the value of church buildings in the UK. It is the start of a three year campaign to highlight their importance. Tell us how your church is a House of Good here.
Fr Steve Gayle explains that an essential part of his church is the sense of community and friendship between the congregation members before and after worship.
Having worked in the shipyards his whole life and seen the impact of their closure, David McLelland knows the vital role the church plays in holding his community together.