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BACE Gambian appeal for Lent

Monday, January 4th, 2016

  Once again, we invite contributions to our Lent Gambian appeal. The most pressing thing at the moment is funding for the clinic drugs programme. The monthly cost will be around £350, so we are aiming to raise £4200 to cover this. Previous funding from the parish has gone towards: 2013 The initial build of […]

Taking Lent seriously

Monday, January 4th, 2016

  Would you like deepen your faith? If so, make the most of Lent: Join a Lent discussion group: The York Course – ‘The Psalms – Prayers for today’s church’ – is at 11.00 am at St James from 24 February – 16 March, straight after the Wednesday Eucharist. Come to the Churches Together Lent course on […]

International Evening

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Our International Evening and celebration of the BACE Gambian project on Saturday 12 July at St Clement was a huge success. Francis, who leads the project in Gambia spoke very movingly about what has been achieved, and we saw the water tower and bore hole which the parish has purchased. This means that the health […]

International Evening

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Our International Evening and celebration of the BACE Gambian project on Saturday 12 July at St Clement was a huge success. Francis, who leads the project in Gambia spoke very movingly about what has been achieved, and we saw the water tower and bore hole which the parish has purchased. This means that the health […]

Gambian clinic update

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

A message from the Trustees of BACE: The Parish of St Clement and St James has kindly raised a huge £9000 during Lent towards our Gambian Appeal. Because of this, on Tuesday 15 April an order was placed by the BACE charity for a solar powered borehole to be built within the clinic grounds, which […]

Health centre and school in The Gambia

Friday, January 31st, 2014

Our Lent Appeal this year was an exciting development of a health centre in a village in a rural area of The Gambia. This project is supported entirely by volunteers, and was co-founded by Howard, the IntoWork team leader at the ClementJames Centre. For more information, go to www.bace-home.org, and look out for photos on […]

Volunteer with us at a Monday Coffee Morning!

Wednesday, January 15th, 2014

Communicate, The ClementJames Centre’s adult literacy programme, is looking for volunteers. If you are a native speaker of English, would you like to contribute to Monday coffee mornings? These new sessions are an enjoyable way of developing the students’ conversational skills. Who should attend this activity? This activity is designed for ESOL learners with varying levels of English […]

Speaker from an exciting Gambian project

Monday, January 7th, 2013

At the main services on 10 February, Francis Mendy will tell us about the exciting development of a nursery school and health centre in his village in a rural area of The Gambia. This project is supported entirely by volunteers, and was co-founded by Howard, the IntoWork team leader at the ClementJames Centre. For more information, […]