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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Messy Church at Caldy Valley
19th November 2018 4:00pm

Caldy Valley Neighbourhood Church CH3 5PR — Messy Church is:

  • a form of church for children and adults that involves creativity, celebration and hospitality.
  • primarily for people who don't already belong to another form of church.
  • meets at a time that suits people who don't already belong to church.
  • typically includes a welcome, a long creative time to explore the biblical theme through getting messy; a short celebration time involving story, prayer, song, games and similar; and a sit-down meal together at tables.
  • for people of all ages, adults and children.
  • found across the world
  • fun!

  • Delamere Methodist Circuit
    Music at Wesley
    20th November 2018 12:45pm

    Wesley Church Centre CH1 1DA — MUSIC at WESLEY
    Tuesday Lunchtime Concerts 12.45 — 1.35pm

    Nov 20th Alison Loram (Violin), Christopher Symons (Piano)

    Retiring Collection in aid of Wesley Church Centre

    Delamere Methodist Circuit
    Messy Church at Tarvin
    21st November 2018 5:00pm

    Tarvin Methodist Church CH3 8EE — Messy Church is:

  • a form of church for children and adults that involves creativity, celebration and hospitality.
  • primarily for people who don't already belong to another form of church.
  • meets at a time that suits people who don't already belong to church.
  • typically includes a welcome, a long creative time to explore the biblical theme through getting messy; a short celebration time involving story, prayer, song, games and similar; and a sit-down meal together at tables.
  • for people of all ages, adults and children.
  • found across the world
  • fun!

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