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Partners and sponsors

The 2009 Church Website of the Year Awards is delighted to have a number of partners and sponsors who have committed time and resources for the competition. They are:

The Church Times
The Church Times, founded in 1863, has become the world's leading Anglican weekly newspaper. It has always been independent of the Church of England hierarchy.
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Ekklesia is an independent, not-for-profit think-tank which examines the role of religion in public life and advocates transformative theological ideas and solutions. A widely-referenced source of authoritative comment, policy ideas and news briefing on a range of contemporary issues related to religion and politics, Ekklesia has been listed among the UK's top 20 think tanks by The Independent newspaper. It has been profiled by the BBC, in London's Evening Standard and Daily Telegraph, and has been described by The Times as 'influential'.
Visit the Ekklesia website

Christian Technology

Christian Technology was formed in the May of 2000 by Wyre Forest Computer Solutions Ltd (WFCS). Its creation was driven from the need to meet an ever growing demand in the Christian community for a company that could provide hosting and internet access with pricing and integrity of provision. Christian Technology continues to grow and is consistently rated in the top ten hosting companies in the UK. With a private network built within the WFCS infrastructure Christian Technology is able to provide superb network connectivity and leading ISP services, backed by excellence in customer service and support.
Visit the Christian Technology website

Greenbelt is Greenbelt is an independent Christian charity working to express love, creativity and justice in the arts and contemporary culture in the light of the Christian gospel. What their mission statement doesn't say is that it's the best festival to go to over the August Bank Holiday weekend and that if you're a Christian that owns a tent, or a non-Christian wanting something different from Reading or Leeds, then Greenbelt is the place for you.
Visit the Greenbelt website

Divine Chocolate
Divine Chocolate not only delicious, but you can eat it with even more pleasure knowing that the people that grow the cocoa to make the chocolate have a much better life because of Divine. In 1998, Divine was the first ever Fairtrade chocolate bar aimed at the mass market to launch in UK confectionery market. The business model means the co-operative of cocoa farmers in Ghana own shares in the company making the chocolate bar. Now Divine has many different flavours and gift ideas.
Visit the Divine Chocolate website

Christian Aid
Christian Aid was founded in 1945 when Christians wanted to offer relief and reconciliation in post-war Europe. From its early days Christian Aid has assisted people and communities on the basis of need, regardless of race, religion or nationality. Today it is the official relief, development and advocacy agency of 41 sponsoring churches in Britain and Ireland, and it is part of the worldwide church community. Christian Aid is, self-evidently, a Christian organisation.
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