This page includes links to resources for Election 2024 by a number of Christian organisations, and wider coalitions of which Christian organisations are part.
Please note that resources are available in English only, except those marked * which are also available in Welsh.

Cytûn trustees and staff are not responsible for, and do not necessarily endorse, the content of external links.

Resources from Cytûn member churches and organisations

The Churches Together in Britain & Ireland Churches Elections website, including a list of hustings and meetings with local candidates, and a form to register your own local hustings: https://churcheselection.org.uk/

Society of Friends (Quakers) – http://www.quaker.org.uk/vote
Guidance for Quaker meetings and individuals on engaging with the election, championing voter registration and election law.

Joint Public Issues Team of the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and the Baptist Union of Great Britain – https://jpit.uk/elections
Resources for churches and church members to engage with the election; Guidance on registering and helping others to register to vote; General Election issues briefing; Churches’ hopes for the party manifestos; and more.

Catholic Church in England & Wales – https://www.cbcew.org.uk/election24/
including features on Criminal justice; Domestic poverty, family life and taxation; Education [mainly issues which are devolved in Wales]; Environment; International relations, human rights and peacebuilding; issues of life and death; and Migration.

CSAN (social action agency of the Catholic Church) – https://www.csan.org.uk/category/general-election-2024-2/
Policy analysis; Register to vote campaign; Statements from the Catholic Church and charities; Links to resources

* Church in Wales – Archbishop of Wales’ election statement, prayers and links to resources – https://www.churchinwales.org.uk/en/news-and-events/engage-with-election-in-a-spirit-of-respect-and-civility-archbishop/

* Christian Aid – Act on Poverty – https://www.christianaid.org.uk/appeals/key-appeals/christian-aid-week/campaign
Resources to engage candidates in domestic and world poverty issues; study and prayer material for churches and groups.

Christian Aid – https://www.christianaid.org.uk/get-involved/campaigns/general-election-landing-page-campaigns
Questions to ask candidates, and crib sheets on Peace; Debt Justice; and Climate Justice. How to broker a relationship with your new MP after the election.

CAFOD – https://cafod.org.uk/campaign/uk-general-election-2024-a-guide-for-catholic-voters
CAFOD General Election manifesto; Guidance on encountering candidates; Topical blog posts; Downloadable briefings on: Aid and international development; Business and human rights; Climate change; Debt cancellation; Food systems and seed sovereignty; Building resilient communities and tackling regional inequalities; Cost of living; Migration and asylum.

CAFOD (with Society of St Vincent de Paul) – https://shop.cafod.org.uk/collections/frontpage/products/general-election-resources
Year of Encounter – Guides to engagement with candidates

Home for Good & Safe Families – https://homeforgoodandsafefamilies.ecampaign.org.uk/GeneralElection2024
A template letter to send to candidates regarding every child’s need for a stable home.

Bible Society (& Christians in Politics) – https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/about-us/our-work/england-and-wales/britain-and-the-bible/
Video and booklet about the relationship between the Bible and politics.

Resources from coalitions of which some Cytûn member churches or organisations are part

Let’s End Poverty – (supported by the Church in Wales, Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church, the Salvation Army, CSAN [Catholic Church] and a number of local churches and other Christian organisations) – https://letsendpoverty.co.uk/election/
Campaign to raise the profile of poverty as an electoral issue; pledge for candidates to endorse

Nature 2030 (supported by A Rocha UK/Eco Church) – https://nature2030.com/
Campaign to restore biodiversity and nature by 2030

Citizens UK Cymru (of which many local congregations are members) – https://www.citizensuk.org/campaigns/citizens-manifesto/
Resources on encouraging voter registration and the Citizens UK manifesto.

Climate Justice Coalition (CAFOD and the Society of Friends are members; also Christian Climate Action, Columban Missionaries Britain, Faith for the Climate; and Climate Cymru, of which Cytûn is a member) – https://climatejustice.uk/general-election-2024/
Links to resources produced by coalition members, principally about climate change and the environment.

ROC Street Angels (with which many local churches work on street angels/night light projects) – https://www.streetangels.org.uk/news/general-election-guidance
Compact guidance on prayer, guidance and engagement during the election campaign

Debt Justice (founded by churches as Jubilee Debt Campaign) – https://debtjustice.org.uk/actions/this-election-cancel-the-debt
Petition to party leaders calling for debt cancellation for lower income countries.

Resources from other Christian organisations

Evangelical Alliance – https://www.eauk.org/general-election 
Recent research on Christians’ attitudes towards politics; guidance on organising hustings; podcasts, blogs and articles.

Green Christian and Operation Noah – https://greenchristian.org.uk/general-election-pack-for-churches/
Guidance on engaging with environmental issues from a Christian perspective during the campaign; and worship resources.

Pray Your Part (Church of England) – https://www.churchofengland.org/about/topics/pray-your-part-general-election-2024
Prayer resource for 21 days (June 14 – July 4). Registration required via link above.

CARE – https://www.engage24.org.uk/
Includes features on prospective Christian MPs, quiz, blogs, podcasts and topical prayers.

Trussell Trust – https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-involved/campaigns/manifesto/
Election manifesto 2024 – A Future without the need for food banks

Guidance on electoral law (in addition to the content of some of the links above)

Charity Commission – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/speaking-out-guidance-on-campaigning-and-political-activity-by-charities-cc9/charities-elections-and-referendums
Charity Commission – guidance for candidates, but also useful for churches and charities – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/charities-and-the-general-election-information-for-parliamentary-candidates

* Electoral Commission – https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/non-party-campaigner-code-practice

Stone King solicitors – https://www.stoneking.co.uk/sectors/charity-law/campaigning-and-electoral
and specifically for faith groups – https://www.stoneking.co.uk/faith-and-election-law

A comprehensive summary from the Law & Religion blog – https://lawandreligionuk.com/2024/05/28/general-election-2024-campaigning-and-political-activity/

Spiritual influence and elections – Law & Religion blog – https://lawandreligionuk.com/2024/05/08/spiritual-influence-and-elections-an-update/