Christian Aid Week 2017

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Christian Aid Week
14th — 20th May

Christian Aid is a Christian organisation that insists the world can and must be swiftly changed to one where everyone can live a full life, free from poverty.They work globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. They are part of a wider movement for social justice.They provide urgent, practical and effective assistance where need is great, tackling the effects of poverty as well as its root causes.This year, Christian Aid Week marks 60 years of fundraising to bring an end to global poverty. British churches founded Christian Aid in 1945 to support hundreds of thousands of refugees who lost their homes and possessions in the Second World War. This vital work was needed long after the war was over, so in 1957 Christian Aid Week was launched, appealing to the public to help fund the churches' relief efforts.

60 years ago, Christians refused to stand by while people
suffered in refugee camps. People are rising to that challenge again.

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Upcoming events

Delamere Methodist Circuit
Circuit Worship Service at Helsby
Today 6:30pm

Helsby MC WA6 0AQ — "Thank God it's Friday" — Circuit Worship Service
Helsby Methodist Church Friday 25th March
6.30pm Tea followed by Service at 7.30pm
Everyone Welcome

Delamere Methodist Circuit
Spring Plant Fair at Frodsham MC
Tomorrow 2:00pm

Frodsham MC WA6 6BA — Frodsham Methodist Church Spring Plant Fair

Saturday 26th May 2pm — 5pm

Spruce up your garden with young plants and cuttings!

Hanging Basket Tutored Workshop at 2.30 & 4pm
All materials provided at a charge of £15 per person.
10 places per session limit.
To reserve your place email plantfair@frodshammethodist.org

Tea, coffee & cakes available.

Delamere Methodist Circuit
Community Coffee at Garden Lane
2nd June 2018 10:30am

Uniting Church in Garden Lane CH1 4EW — Community Coffee Mornings 10.30am — 12 noon
Admission £2 includes Fairtrade tea or coffee & a cake or scone

Saturday 2 June in aid of
Hospice of the Good Shepherd

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