Ruth Mock reappointed 2014

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undefinedRuth Mock (PICTURED), our Family Life Officer since 2011, has been appointed to her post within the Committee for Social Responsibility for a further three years. She hopes to raise awareness of the changing patterns and shape of family life - and the impact this has upon our mission and ministry.

Having recently consulted some churches within our diocese, there is growing concern about the number of vulnerable families whose lives are impacted by debt, food poverty, domestic abuse and relationship breakdown.  Ruth is keen to highlight church projects which are responding to these issues and demonstrating the love of God in practical ways.

Over the past three years Ruth has begun to develop a series of short videos, showing how churches are working with families in inspiring ways ...  videos

In the coming months Ruth hopes to share more of these stories via the website – so she’s keen to hear from parishes that have inspiring ideas they'd like to share.

Ruth said: “It’s been very encouraging to work alongside churches seeking to welcome families as well as those reaching out into the wider community. I’m looking forward to meeting more people in parishes and deaneries in the months ahead. If you would like to discuss ways of developing your work with families, please get in touch.”

Contact Ruth  on 01928 718834 ext 232 or ruth.mock@chester.anglican.org