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Lent Appeal for Iraqi Christians in Need

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

  Dear Friends, Once again we are supporting Iraqi Christians in Need (ICIN) as our Lent appeal. In 2017 we raised roughly £12,500 in private donations – which was a fantastic result. Once again, a generous donor has already offered £6,000 plus gift aid in matched funding. This means that every gift aided £100 we give […]

Taking Lent seriously

Monday, January 1st, 2018

  Would you like deepen your faith? If so, make the most of Lent: Join a Lent discussion group: The York Course – ‘On the Third Day’ – is at 11.00 am at St James from 21 February – 21 March, straight after the Wednesday Eucharist. Come to the Churches Together Lent course on 40 Stories of […]

Lent Appeal 2018

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

  Our Lent Appeal once again is in support of Iraqi Christians in Need (ICIN): This wonderful charity – which has very low overheads – supports Iraqi Christians who are suffering, displaced, destitute and persecuted.  ICIN has identified for us a self-contained project which supports refugee children in Amman, Jordan – where the situation […]

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 […]

Party to end the 40 Days

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Food, drink, a quiz, crafts and a film by young people of the parish! 6.00 – 8.30 pm, Saturday 7 November at St Clement’s church. Free entry, all items reasonably priced. Please sign up at the back of church, so we can plan for numbers. Can you help with the preparation? From St James: we […]

Update on the 40 Days of Giving

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Halfway through the 40 Days of Giving (see below), we’ve been pledged £3290. We have also been offered matched funding, up to £5,000. With Gift Aid at 25% on top of this, £5,000 given by us will translate to a staggering £12,000! Every £1 we give, with matched funding and Gift Aid, translates to £2.50! There’s […]

40 Days of Giving

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Why have Forty Days of Giving? Each Lent we have Forty Days of reflection and giving, looking outward. For the past few years we have given generously to BACE – a charity in The Gambia. This autumn we are having Forty Days of reflection and giving, looking inward. We are asking everyone to give generously […]