The Faith Covenant is a joint commitment between faith communities and local authorities to a set of principles that guide engagement, aiming to remove some of the mistrust that exists and to promote open, practical working on all levels.
The Faith Covenant principles are currently in draft form. Local authorities that are interested in adopting the Faith Covenant should contact FaithAction.
The Faith Covenant is built on the following principles:
The Faith Covenant entails the following commitments:
Local authorities commit to welcome the involvement of faith groups in the delivery of services and social action on an equal basis with other groups. In addition, they commit to:
Faith-based organisations commit to work actively with local authorities in the design and delivery of services to the public. In addition, they commit to: